Ancient Aliens Debunked

Ancient Aliens DebunkedChris White hopes to demonstrate to you that Ancient Aliens series are not wrong on just some information, but on every single point where they assert the Ancient Astronaut theory to explain evidence.

He also hopes to demonstrate the often deceptive means they use to convey their ideas, which includes them fabricating evidence to substantiate their points.

Ancient Aliens Debunked is a 3 hour refutation of the theories proposed on the History Channel series Ancient Aliens.

It is essentially a point by point critique of the "ancient astronaut theory" which has been proposed by people like Erich von Däniken and Zecharia Sitchin as well as many others.

The film covers topics like ancient building sites: Puma Punku, The Pyramids, Baalbek, Incan sites, And Easter Island. Ancient artifacts: Pacal's rocket, the Nazca lines, the Tolima "fighter jets", the Egyptian "light bulb", Ufo's in ancient art, and the crystal skulls. Ancient text issues: Ezekiel's wheel, Ancient nuclear warfare, Vimana's, the Anunnaki, and the Nephilim.

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  • BeardHero420

    The internet NEEDED this.

  • Papilo_Ulysses_Ulysses

    Id still watch ancient aliens because I think the aliens did something to Georgios hair lol I love his hair :o)

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=520996750 Mads Djervig

    Just finished watching the whole thing - and it is pretty darn good. I guess it'll only make sense for those who are already familiar with Ancient Aliens.
    But it is worth watching for more reasons than the debunking. The information shared in this video is great.. and the guy presenting is seems to have done an amazing job on the research.

  • http://twitter.com/Lace_Lee Lace Lee

    I'm a fan of Ancient Aliens and will always be one. It being debunked made me become an even bigger fan. Thanks H channel. You know your audience. well.

  • http://twitter.com/Lace_Lee Lace Lee

    OMG is that georgios at 1:06?

  • thisismyspamemail

    It is amazing how people fall for the "ridicule" method of making people believe what you want or prevent them from knowing the truth . It is also amazing that there are people out there (after millions and millions of witnesses of UFOs and USOs) that still believe humans on earth could be the only intelligent life in any universe. Just a couple of hundred years ago no one thought mankind would be flying through the skies on a regular basis.

  • thisismyspamemail

    I would love to see a documentary made called "Ancient Aliens Debunked...Debunked"

  • http://twitter.com/Cranesforsale1 Cranesforsale

    At last ...some common sense

    I often find that UFO people are very similar to religious fundamentalists
    ,even with evidence that the world is not 6 thousand years old ....they still cannot get rid of that belief

    no episode of AA has a shred of solid evidence...

  • thisismyspamemail

    The guy's voice sounds like it's just begging people to believe him. Ridicule and insults is all this is made up of, plus a lot of opinion. I cannot say every single thing in the ancient aliens series was correct but at least it was not made as an argument against people due to jealousy or whatever. I'd like to analyze the voice on of the narrator in this documentary.

  • Kateye70

    I'm really enjoying this show, as it gives very clear explanations that don't stretch credulity to the snapping point. As in, why do people have such a poor opinion of their ancestors' intelligence?

  • http://www.topdocumentaryfilms.com Epicurus

    you are making a pathetic argument here.

    you are saying that because of his voice you dont trust him.....but you trust the claims made in ancient aliens even though every single academic dismisses it as nonsense?

    think about that logic.

  • http://www.topdocumentaryfilms.com Epicurus

    what do you mean? why are you a fan of something that is a lie?

  • Kateye70

    The explanations were not 'ridicule,' they were the actual science that explains how each AA claim is wrong or deceitful.

    As far as UFO's go, well, unidentified means unidentified. It doesn't mean 'therefore alien.'

    Just because someone doesn't believe aliens are responsible for human endeavors doesn't necessarily therefore mean they also don't believe in the possibility that intelligent life can't or doesn't exist elsewhere in the universe. It probably could and hopefully does. Not that I'll ever know.

    But still, have a little faith in your ancestors' intelligence. They weren't actually stupid, you know.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Mercenarry-ForHire/100000621480223 Mercenarry ForHire

    Darth Vader vs Gandalf :D

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/OKANVGJX2BV3KFQUXP2P6HLXIU mbuba

    in as much as i do not b/live aliens constructed the pyramid,am not buying this videos propaganda neither,who paid this guy to make this video.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/OKANVGJX2BV3KFQUXP2P6HLXIU mbuba

    and how long has humans been on the planet????????? 500yrs?

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/OKANVGJX2BV3KFQUXP2P6HLXIU mbuba

    if you study this documentary closely,its not different from ancient aliens itself,so where does cavemen fit into all these???????

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/OKANVGJX2BV3KFQUXP2P6HLXIU mbuba

    he never told us how old the pyramid is!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/OKANVGJX2BV3KFQUXP2P6HLXIU mbuba

    how many people can drag an 800ton stone????????

  • http://twitter.com/salo99 Robert Elliot

    He specializes in "debunking" material that contradicts Christianity (the Zeitgeist movie was another one). He's a Christian crusader and his documentaries tend to alienate anyone who isn't a hard-core Christian.

  • fonbindelhofas

    It looks like this made alot of AA ppl angry, u know braking bullshit business they built around lie and ignorance. look at the illogical rage they spit out:D
    super doc btw, ty Chris White

  • fonbindelhofas

    it was 100% scientific . not a drop of religious beliefs were imposed.

  • magarac

    Why ever would anyone or anything smart enough for interstellar travel build a base made of rocks?
    And yes Ancient Aliens is crap.

  • Jack1952

    Who said man had been on the planet five hundred years? What are you talking about?

  • Jack1952

    Couldn't tell his religious beliefs by watching this video. He took on the claims made by ancient alien believers and carefully explained, using evidence, to prove each individual claim to be false. Never once mentioned God, the Bible or any other religious dogma. He may well be a Christian but he used evidence and sound logic to debunk these claims.

  • Jack1952

    The thing that bothers me the most is that this program is on the History channel. It isn't history. It is unethical of this network to allow these claims to masquerade as history or even a theory of history. This program dispenses junk knowledge.

  • http://www.topdocumentaryfilms.com Epicurus

    no one had to drag 800ton stone because there were no stones there that were that heavy.

  • http://www.topdocumentaryfilms.com Epicurus

    what are you talking about?

  • http://www.topdocumentaryfilms.com Epicurus

    no where in this video does it say humans have been on the earth 500 years. what are you talking about? you arent making any sense.

  • Sarah Amen

    Absolutely a must watch if you consider yourself to be a person who's beliefs are founded on scientific principles

  • Sieben Stern

    if you go to his channel he's sort of an apologist. which is funny considering he's debunking baseless claims! XD he should be so unkind to his own beliefs!

  • Sieben Stern

    really liked this docu until the 'historicity of the bible - noah's flood version is the real version' moment at the end.

    he did a good job until then - too bad he can't debunk his bible too! XD

  • http://twitter.com/Lace_Lee Lace Lee

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  • citalotus8

    what the fu@k? ancient alien theory has proff by the mega ton. this doc is garbage. explain puma punku.....exactly! and if you are still in the dark look it up

  • citalotus8

    Your science is meer rubbish to aliens. Dont be cocky science is an ever changing prospective of the universe and to believe humans are alone and that they built the great pyramid without the help of the wheel not are only unscientific but stupid!

  • http://www.facebook.com/mike.ptasznik Mike Ptasznik

    I love Ancient Aliens. It challenges me like picture puzzles from IQ tests. The ones where you must decide what is wrong with the picture. Watching this is like reading the answers.

  • citalotus8

    Typical close minded baby boomer.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_4RAPJETOQZXRSAOQRU7SQSIIEU Pangaea

    well last week seemed to be conspiracy week at tdf, its only fair this week is debunk week :D

  • Yeheshua

    A well presented, thoroughly enjoyable doc.

    Watching these charlatans is at times entertaining. I like how Giorgio Tsoukalis pronounces the aliens 'ancien assnauts'.

    Assnauts indeed.

  • Primaryorange

    Lol. Listen, I want to believe in aliens visiting earth as much as any person wants to believe in things. Its only human to want to believe, and as someone who has studied and practiced sleight of hand magic, I am familiar with how easily we can fool ourselves in the process.

    But I'm growing tired of people saying "You're stupid to believe we're alone in the universe!" as a supporting fact that said life IS actually visiting us. Because if you dig deeper into the numbers, they also show that the chance we're being visited is extremely tiny compared to the chance that it exists. And I'm pretty sure the majority of people minus some hardcore religious folk, agree that we are probably not alone in the universe.
    But you have to understand things like laws of physics, the observable universe, the potential motives of a 'type 3' civilization, etc. Before you can measure the odds that we're being visited.
    So if you're going to quote chance/odds, quote them all.

    The second argument I see, which you also touched on. Was this whole "Pfft science is rubbish to alien science!!"
    Then how can you be quoting science as a reliable source to support claims of visitation?
    If we're going to discredit science as not being reliable in measuring certain things in the 'paranormal, ghosts, aliens, psychic powers', because they would have to be so much more advanced than us or because we have it wrong, then we cannot use science to help solidify our belief. Thats like saying the english language cannot be trusted, then speaking it to explain yourself.
    If you want to kick science out the window, keep it out the window, along with our grip of reality as this could all just be the matrix or a dream. lol. Don't cherry pick bits of fact to support your belief, trampling over scientific method, and then pretend what you're doing is supported by scientific results.

    I understand science is forever changing and I don't doubt that we will continue to grow a better picture of how the universe works on every scale. I also really hope we do confirm intelligent life soon. But in the meantime, its only a belief to assume things we truly don't have an answer for yet. And as of right now, we've have yet to actually confirm we're being visited. We can only state we have things we can't yet explain. All the 'evidence' we do have to support alien visitation right now, is more of a reflection of our need to believe.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/David-Hartley/100000296664488 David Hartley

    Totally agree, his bias shows through. It was however the segment he seemed less confident in, which could lead to all sorts of speculation of how fear is such a cornerstone of any belief system imposed upon us.

  • kbeslic

    How does "anunaki" translate to "of princly blood" if "anu" means "heaven" and "ki" means "earth"?

  • kbeslic

    How does annunaki translate to of princley blood if annu means heaven and ki means earth? sorry for the spelling

  • BeardHero420

    It is also amazing how people trust writers who are trying to make money over real archaeologists, geologists, and mathematicians - who are trying to document facts.

    Personally, I believe that the truth is way more interesting than the bull.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/OKANVGJX2BV3KFQUXP2P6HLXIU mbuba

    watch the programme carefully again

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/OKANVGJX2BV3KFQUXP2P6HLXIU mbuba

    try understanding my ?

  • BeardHero420

    "Jealousy or whatever" ?

    I love watching people's ideologies crumble.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/OKANVGJX2BV3KFQUXP2P6HLXIU mbuba

    ,,,,,and hw old is the great pyramid again??????

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/OKANVGJX2BV3KFQUXP2P6HLXIU mbuba

    hw many ppl can drag 300ton stone???? how hw many men(no ppl) can drag a high speed train????

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/OKANVGJX2BV3KFQUXP2P6HLXIU mbuba

    what am talking about??

    WHERE DOES CAVEMEN FIT INTO ALL THIS?

  • BeardHero420

    I love the rage :) Pure entertainment

  • http://www.facebook.com/sami.beh.5 Sami Beh

    wtf are you babbling about? Word to the wise, use proper punctuation if you don't want to come off as a teenager on DMX trip.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/OKANVGJX2BV3KFQUXP2P6HLXIU mbuba

    guess we all are.

  • Kateye70

    So, your ancestors were too stupid to use tools? Hmmmmmm.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/DIGTKPGSCZINIDOX4RS7LIFCUE yahoo user

    i watched most of ancient aliens and not once did i feel that they were portraying facts.. its a theory.. and based off many thoughful questions... so what is this documentary really debunking... besides.. how many of you debunkers believe in god... funny how believing in aliens is crazy but to believe in a different guy in the sky is ok..
    its kinda like ghost hunters... people are always mocking it saying ghosts are not reals... but not once does the show they say they believe in ghosts.. they debunk 90% and then the unexplained they leave as unexplained....
    i think this is about people who do not want to even approach the idea that what they may have believed for so long may not be correct..

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/DIGTKPGSCZINIDOX4RS7LIFCUE yahoo user

    ancient aliens poses thoughtful questions... like what were ancient people describing when they say a guy comes down from the heavens... what were the heavens.. outer space right.... so ancient people were saying a guy came from outer space... i dont think it is anymore out of touch than saying god is floating around in the clouds with little cherubs playing harps... actually its thoughtful... asking questions is intelligent.. thinking you already know everything is for the weak of mind

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/DIGTKPGSCZINIDOX4RS7LIFCUE yahoo user

    and that is why its a theory and presented as such.. kinda like evolution is a theory

  • 4spie

    1st, I've always really liked the Ancient Alien series. And 2nd, I'm really all for debunking bogus claims. But in this case I'm actually really surprised to find that somebody put so much time and effort in to this. I mean, people aren't really believing it anyways, right? I mean, not REALLY, right?

    It's just that Ancient Aliens has always done such a skillfull job of debunking itself that I never expected people to REALLY believe it. If only for the simple fact that, over 4 seasons now, 5th on the way (can't wait), they've succeeded in seeing alien connections everywhere. Seriously, these aliens are not messing about. From the Dinosaurs to Leonardo da Vinci to Megalithic site X to classic civilazation Y to... BIGFOOT even.

    For me, the fact that they are all over the place like that has always made this nothing more than entertainment for me. But in a good way.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/DIGTKPGSCZINIDOX4RS7LIFCUE yahoo user

    AA is kinda stretched so they can make money from new seasons but the core of AA is still something to ponder..

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/DIGTKPGSCZINIDOX4RS7LIFCUE yahoo user

    i think the core of AA is to ask questions like... why do so many histories have guys coming down from the sky... and why certain ones litteraly had ancient stories of coming from the stars long before people even could have known the earth was round.... also.. i do think that its possible that civilization on this planet could have risen and fallen in the past...

  • http://twitter.com/salo99 Robert Elliot

    My comment is based on his other docs - haven't watched this one yet. But someone else commented that - "really liked this docu until the 'historicity of the bible - noah's flood version is the real version' moment at the end." That sounds like a "drop of religious beliefs" to me.

  • http://twitter.com/salo99 Robert Elliot

    My comment is based on his other docs - haven't watched this one yet. But someone else commented that - "really liked this docu until the 'historicity of the bible - noah's flood version is the real version' moment at the end." If that's not religious dogma, what is it? However, If he did manage to avoid making those kinds of comments until the end, then he is at least improving his impulse control. All is other stuff is chock full of religious dogma.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/DIGTKPGSCZINIDOX4RS7LIFCUE yahoo user

    i agree.... these kinda fringe subjects get people really worked up.. its still amazing how people buy into religion but this AA stuff is SOOOOOOOOO crazy

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/DIGTKPGSCZINIDOX4RS7LIFCUE yahoo user

    AA takes what we know of technology and applies it to things like the bible... what was a "chariot of fire" think about it.. a chariot was what a person rode in ... so we have a "vehicle of sorts with fire that comes and goes from the sky.. what would we call that today.. a plane , a rocket, a spaceship? etc etc.. i am not saying its fact.. just something to think about rather than just believing a guy in the clouds can do magic... think if jesus was an alien...that would explain him healing the sick and curing the blind.. if they had the technology to be here they probably understood medicine like optometry and the such.. its theory yes but at least its loosley based on what we know of tech today

  • Latlive

    I've seen all the 4 seasons and been used to like the AA series in the beginning till the season 3 came out, and the season 4 was even more of proofless entertainment where the presenters controverted their own theories in different episodes. It was such a disappointment in the AA series.
    Nevertheless, I always keep my mind open to any theory and I've just finished watching this AA debunked film. Well made docu.
    After all, I feel cheated by the Ancient Aliens series and presenters that they lied through their teeth.
    However, the Present Aliens theory is alive :)

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/DIGTKPGSCZINIDOX4RS7LIFCUE yahoo user

    did this doc really debunk anything or did it just state the things we thought we know against a new theory...
    kinda like how people tried to debunk galileo when he clamed the earth revolved around the sun by saying nuh uh<<< wow thats some great debunking

  • Simon Gramstrup

    1. brilliant debunking of yet another stupid (but charming) meme! ;-)

    2. How did they bore out rope-tunnels in the stone? (22:14) (Edit: Just discovered that a viewed the 3d drawing wrongly - never mind)

    3. He talks a lot about lying, and certainly the guy and his daughter with the crystal skull made a descent living out of it, but most of these people really believes in these things and is actually lying/manipulating themselves, and next presenting what they now believe is the truth to others. Believers of ANY meme (religion, traditions, ufo's, ideas, economics, healing etc) does this by building a mental framework and inserting 'facts' into it. The problem is that we all see facts where there are none, twists facts and ignore opposing facts to fit our framework. The more followers of a meme, the more positive feedback and suddenly we have some insane claims presented as truth.

    The scientific methods are the only shield against stupid memes. Unfortunately i didnt check up on the sources presented in the doc, so this comment isnt really that scientific either.. Damn! ;-)

  • Jack1952

    If you mean that I don't believe everything I see on TV and require solid evidence to back up a claim then, yes, I am close minded. You bring me the proof that these claims have any validity I will listen, evaluate and then I will reject as nonsense or accept those claims as fact. I do not and will not believe it so I can call myself a free thinker. Facts are facts and really have nothing to do with me or how open minded I am. If you want to believe that ancient aliens built the pyramids, go ahead, but don't pass it off as history until you have irrefutable proof of the veracity of your claims. If you can't then it is just another fairy tale.

  • Jack1952

    Most scholars believe that the Great Pyramid was built around 4500 years ago and it took around twenty years to build it.

    I don't get the point of all your questions. Quit talking in riddles and tell us what you are trying to get at.

  • Simon Gramstrup

    It would be a nice 'tradition' if admin or a viewer could present background links to author/producer of the docs. It's important to know even if it as here seem legit/logical. Unfortunately i couldnt find a link to a page about Chris White (the independant filmmaker)

  • http://www.topdocumentaryfilms.com Epicurus

    cavemen lived thousands of years before any of this.

    cavemen were around 20,000 years ago....

    and also there is no human called "cave man" im assuming you just mean the men who were doing the cave paintings.

    that was waaaayyyyy before any of the events in this documentary.

  • Jack1952

    "ancient aliens poses thoughtful questions... like what were ancient people describing when they say a guy comes down from the heavens". It is a thoughtful question but they answer it without direct or solid evidence and do not even address the question of human psychology and the importance of religious beliefs of our ancestors. It is the answers that aren't thoughtful. The claims made by AA can be explained as the work of the people of the times and has been demonstrated time and time again. Unless there is solid evidence of a piece of equipment or tools left behind by aliens it is nothing more than speculative nonsense. Egyptologists do not claim to know everything. They have stated so many times and continue to search for the answers at dig sites all over Egypt. The weak of mind are those who think any speculation must be a probable version of history. They do not have the stomach to research all angles of history and science to reach a full picture of the facts.

  • http://www.topdocumentaryfilms.com Epicurus

    lots of people can drag high speed trains. strong men competitions have single men pulling trucks.

    humans are not stupid. we make tools to assist us. did you even bother watching the documentary?

  • http://www.topdocumentaryfilms.com Epicurus

    if you are referring to the stone in Baal-Bek maybe you should watch again and listen to him explain how they got the stones there.

  • http://www.topdocumentaryfilms.com Epicurus

    try rewording your question....what did you mean?

  • fonbindelhofas

    i gues u have to look it yourself & decide, btw im atheist and this kind of things hurt my ears. it didnt thoo

  • fonbindelhofas

    same here:)

  • http://www.topdocumentaryfilms.com Epicurus

    you dont need the wheel to use rollers.

  • fonbindelhofas

    well u act like a cavemen, thoo i guess cavemen used to be more intelligent than u.

  • http://www.topdocumentaryfilms.com Epicurus

    actually ancient aliens is laughable. there is no proof to it. and not a SINGLE respected archaeologist accepts any claims in it.

    I cant believe people like you are so gullible.

  • Simon Gramstrup

    Nope.. Galileo had scientific evidence and could match his evidence with known observations thereby substituting an old theory with a better one. AA does not use scientific methods to arrive at the truth. No comparison at all..

  • http://www.topdocumentaryfilms.com Epicurus

    ......?

  • fonbindelhofas

    lie to make money. thas all it is.

  • fonbindelhofas

    & here u tell everything about your intelect. lol

  • Jack1952

    Civilizations could have risen and fallen is the past but you can't pass it off as fact or history unless there is solid proof. Things that make you go "hmmm" does not fall under the category of fact. They are the things that makes one dig deeper to find the truth. It is the attention to detail that allows for the understanding of history not vague allegations of ancient astronauts. These guys make a nice living and travel to interesting places but they are as much a charlatan as the TV faith healer.

  • http://www.topdocumentaryfilms.com Epicurus

    clearly you dont know what the scientific meaning of the word THEORY is.

    ancient aliens is not a theory. it is a hoax. a big lie put out by people like Von Daniken and Sitchin to make money. and people are stupid enough to believe this?!?!!
    and ghost hunters is the same.

    it is lies made to look like it could be possible, and then its sold.....if you cant see that its a giant hoax with people making money off other people stupid enough to believe in it, i dont know what to tell you.

  • http://www.topdocumentaryfilms.com Epicurus

    no evolution is a fact, the theory of evolution explains how that fact occurs.

    A scientific theory is "a well-substantiated explanation of some aspect of the natural world, based on a body of facts that have been repeatedly confirmed through observation and experiment."

    NOTHING about ancient aliens falls into that category ^

    dont ever compare something like evolution to this garbage.

  • nebra

    i watched this show some while back, it was interesting till they did aliens and bigfot aliens and da vinchi...and i predicted they would do aliens and dinosours and i bet the next show will be about ghosts.lol why do people use theyre imagination to much on so little evidence?

  • http://www.topdocumentaryfilms.com Epicurus

    if civilization and risen and fallen there would be TONS of evidence. that did not happen.

  • Jack1952

    Your understanding of a scientific theory is incorrect. Google the phrase and you will get a clear understanding of why your comment does not apply.

  • http://www.facebook.com/nick.mcneill.31 Nick McNeill

    ...What most people fail to observe about whether there are life forms in our universe other than us (or other universes) is that we are here! Yes,we are a life form that has managed to evolve! So in denying that life could exist beyond our skies is quite frankly, a very narrow-minded thinking! We don't have to look beyond our skies to find out if life could exist out there, it's been made possible here...wake up you disbelievers, if life can exist here, why not out there, plainly obvious!

  • http://www.facebook.com/nick.mcneill.31 Nick McNeill

    Isn’t it strange that people around the world are sighting/photographing/videoing UFO’s all the time....are these people conspiring against someone? Come on disbelievers, UFO's exist!!

  • http://www.facebook.com/nick.mcneill.31 Nick McNeill

    ....And what about the 1000's of ET, (or the scientific term: EBE’s Extraterrestrial Biological Entities) sightings that people seen over the years?!!! Are US military personal dressed up in ET rubber costumes to fool people? And also their,10ft or 3 ft in stature too!...& don't forget, people around the world have been sighting ET's (EBE’s) with or without their space craft for 100's & even 1000's of years now!

  • Jack1952

    If you had watched the video you would have seen the segment on Puma Pumku. This site has been excavated and studied by scientists for years and a great deal is known about its age, size, building materials and building techniques. It is you who is in the dark concerning the known facts of this site. Google it and you will find a great deal of information that will not include aliens. The people who lived in the past are a lot smarter than you give them credit for.

  • 4spie

    I believe they already did ghosts ;)

  • http://www.facebook.com/nick.mcneill.31 Nick McNeill

    The human being (once ape maybe) was cross-bred with an alien life form, these 2 species are still to this present day battling it out for the dominance of the mind. That’s why we act so different and destructive from any other species on this planet! The cross-breeding has upset the original form, hopefully in time things will be ironed out inside us, & we will attain a very high intelligence that totally respects the environment & each other. But like everything, it takes time.

  • Jack1952

    I have to admit I was not as attentive as I could have been towards the end of the program. I watch the last forty five minutes again and I could see his religious leanings, especially the Bible flood account. I have always felt that the ancient flood stories that seem to permeate civilizations from all over the world may be a collective memory of the turbulent climactic changes at the end of the ice age. To claim that the Noah story is the accurate one over all others has no basis in fact and is his own religious beliefs and biases showing through.

  • Simon Gramstrup

    Scientifically there is no reason why we should be alone in the universe. They COULD be here, but the evidence is very very weak.

    Belief (meme) without evidence is nothing more than wishful thinking, and an example of the way our brains work.

  • http://www.facebook.com/nick.mcneill.31 Nick McNeill

    Just finished watching a documentary on TV, again, NG, (National Geographic) using debunking strategy tactics, always trying to convince the public that ufo's/ET's don't exist. Millions of people worldwide reporting ufo's, ufo's caught on still & movie camera's, children worldwide saying they have seen ET's, responsible people that hold high positions all walks of life sighting UFO's. Are all these people delusional? Come NG, stop lying! You know full well UFO's exist. You’re with the US government in hiding it!

  • http://www.facebook.com/nick.mcneill.31 Nick McNeill

    .....The human race is still asleep. To slow to except in what’s going on, always joking about it, or wanting to disbelieve it. Unbelievable in what our race thinks about all this...unbelievable!

  • 4spie

    Nobody is saying there is no other life, or even intelligent life, out there. With what we know of the universe today, the awnser to the question "Could it be possible that other intelligent excists in the universe?" is a resounding YES!

    But that is not the question AA is proposing, is it? "Could it be possible that Intelligent life vistited Earth is the distant past?" And the awnser to that question is a resounding... extremely unlikely!

  • http://www.facebook.com/nick.mcneill.31 Nick McNeill

    A long ago post on Youtube...."Typical denial by the UK government, UFO's have been reported since the human race started! UK, USA, Canadian governments know FULL WELL that ufo's exist!! They just don't want the public to know that they can't control this invasion! And they can't do anything about this highly advanced race of beings that ARE IN OUR SKIES NOW!!! I personally believe that the earth's governments have been taken over by EBE's (scientific term for: Extraterrestrial Biological Entities) long ago!
    After all, if they are far more advanced than us; it stands to reason they have the capability to do this. Control the queen ant, then you can control the colony! That's why we get this strange behaviour from our governments. Strange in that, the most controversial subject is swept under the carpet! WHY?! Maybe the earth's governments don't even know that they are under control by highly advanced non-human beings!"

  • http://www.facebook.com/nick.mcneill.31 Nick McNeill

    If we started as a "big bang" then what was before it?!! There has to be something there, even nothing is something! Atoms are always here, no matter what. Or maybe "nothing" caused the big bang, I say this because of the yin-yang, there has to be 2 of something... light/dark, hot/cold etc so if an old universe existed before the big bang happened, the stars in that universe died out & the universe became cold, (my thinking is that the stars are here to stop the universe from freezing over) so this is where the Yin-Yan comes into effect.

  • Jack1952

    It was a long program and I was starting get a little distracted at the end and his take on the flood blew right past me. For the most part it is quite good and is long on fact and is only biased at the end.

  • 4spie

    Because of al the comments about it I watched the part at the end, where the flood is mentioned, again just now, just to be certain.

    I really don't want to be mean or anything, it could just be me, but, though I do see how one could interpret this part as being religiously biased in favor of Christianity, I had go and look for it.

  • lakhotason

    I'm sorry. Did I hear someone say that dinosaurs built nuclear weapons?

  • Jack1952

    You have an imagination that is running wildly out of control. No one questions that people have seen things in the sky that they can't explain. I have seen something that defies explanation...but I am quite willing to say that I don't know what it was. I will not extrapolate this sighting into a full fledged alien invasion. That would be an uneducated, uninformed and childish response to something I have no explanation for. Stick to what is positively known. Don't fill in the blanks of knowledge with opinions.

    Your comments on the Big Bang seems to indicate a lack of formal education. If you want to support some New Age theory of the universe at least get a solid background in mainstream science first. At least then you would have an idea of what you are talking about instead of this incoherent babbling about Yin-Yan.

  • Simon Gramstrup

    Dude. I cant decide if you're serious or just a 'forum-troll'. Most of what you write could be true (cant disprove it). but you seriously need to separate what could be true with what is likely to be true.

    Once thousands of people saw gnomes, witches, elfs and ferries. (..and don't dare tell me that those where aliens too!!) This is what people do, and we have developed methods to separate these things from what reality are. (science)

    Your comments could indicate that you don't get out much, but i could be wrong and so it would be a big mistake to believe it firmly. Relax..

  • over the edge

    Nick McNeill
    according to the big bang model time never existed until the big bang. could you explain the meaning of "before" if there was no time?

  • BeardHero420

    Oh dear.

    We'd all be lost without Nick and his vast knowledge of "scientific terms"

  • nebra

    you dont say...well ghosthunters must have had quite a thrill :)

  • http://twitter.com/salo99 Robert Elliot

    Hard to believe the same person who made this film could be a bible literalist but he is! His website has a "beliefs" section which includes the following - "2. We believe the Bible to be the inspired, infallible Word of God and inerrant in the original languages."

  • 4spie

    Well, then he did a decent job of keeping his personal beliefs to himself, as far as I'm concerned.

    Al I see him do is making an assumption about which version of the flood story is more likely to be closest to whatever the original story was. Which he concedes both the Sumerians and the Hebreew's got from an earlier source. The basis for his assumption is a comparison of the cultural norms and values of these societies.

    I simply don't see where he's inserting his personal beliefs into this assumption. I'm sorry.

  • fonbindelhofas

    this doc is not about UFOs, can u grasp that? its about archiology.

  • fonbindelhofas

    imo it was laser canon beams with sunshine damage add;)

  • kaffy4x4

    Excellent documentary. I highly recommend to anyone interested in this sort of subject.

  • Jack1952

    This is an interesting article but it does not say anything about a nuclear detonation between the Triassic and Jurassic time periods. What is does say is that a material called iridium was found in sediments dating to the boundary between the Cretaceous and Tertiary periods, called the K-T boundary. Iridium is not found on earth but is common in meteors and asteroids. This is one of the reasons that scientists believe that the earth was struck by a large meteor and killed off the dinosaurs. Nowhere have they found any evidence of a nuclear blast or a dinosaur civilization. That is just your imagination running wild. Don't make things up. Stick to the facts.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/DIGTKPGSCZINIDOX4RS7LIFCUE yahoo user

    jack 1952 please read what i say .. i never claim anything to be fact.. so your whole premise is already ascew

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/DIGTKPGSCZINIDOX4RS7LIFCUE yahoo user

    its people like jack 1952 that do not fully think about thingsthen make false statements

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/DIGTKPGSCZINIDOX4RS7LIFCUE yahoo user

    read about him.. he had to stand before an inquisition.. i looked it up before i typed it which you should consider doing as well ..

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/DIGTKPGSCZINIDOX4RS7LIFCUE yahoo user

    AA does not claim facts.. its a theory... why are people so dense... learn english langauge

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/DIGTKPGSCZINIDOX4RS7LIFCUE yahoo user

    what.. that a theory can exist.. that i dont just assume things are fact... darn right

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/DIGTKPGSCZINIDOX4RS7LIFCUE yahoo user

    again .. i never ever ever ever ever ever stated that anything was fact..

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/DIGTKPGSCZINIDOX4RS7LIFCUE yahoo user

    if someone theorizes how something in the past may have happened how is that not theory.. clearly you do not know the definition

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/DIGTKPGSCZINIDOX4RS7LIFCUE yahoo user

    evolution keeps changing.. it is not sound

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/DIGTKPGSCZINIDOX4RS7LIFCUE yahoo user

    you would be surprised how puickly the earth can consume and recycle

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/DIGTKPGSCZINIDOX4RS7LIFCUE yahoo user

    anybody can theorize anything they want... it does not make it fat. i was only defending AA because everyone assumes they are speaking fact and that is false

  • Jack1952

    What false statements have I made? I would like to learn from my mistakes.

  • Sion88

    The Pyramids... As much as they exemplify our intellect and great ability to manipulate nature, they are also a testament to incredible stupidity.

  • Jack1952

    What they are doing is putting out an idea without any solid evidence and are saying that it could be true and some people now take it to be fact. It is irresponsible to make a claim without the evidential support and allow people to believe they now have a firm grip on history. That is not how I want my children to be educated. If the facts show that aliens have interacted with humans in the past, that's great and it is history. Until then don't pretend that an alternate view of history has any legitimacy. It doesn't.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/DIGTKPGSCZINIDOX4RS7LIFCUE yahoo user

    ufos do not mean aliens..

  • Simon Gramstrup

    I DID look him up just to refresh my memory.
    It seem to me that you asked if:

    AA with no evidence against people

    was the same as:

    Galileo with evidence against people

    were the same..

    It is not..

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/DIGTKPGSCZINIDOX4RS7LIFCUE yahoo user

    alot of people on here assume that AA is stating facts.. i think some of it is said in bad wording but over all i do not feel i was told any facts.. nor did i intturprit that as such.. that was why i defended Aa against many people ... again.. i do not believe any of that to be fact .. i have never seen a little green man.. what i will say is that AA is more scientifically plausible that religious gods... i am not saying its fact but i think it makes more sense for what ancient people claim to have seen.. again i don not believve it to be the end all answer.. the universe exploration we are dooing is still at a very youhg stage

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/DIGTKPGSCZINIDOX4RS7LIFCUE yahoo user

    its questioning and pondering.. it is far more intelligent to ask questions than assume that what ever one was told growing up must be true..

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/John-Jacquard/1210162491 John Jacquard

    i love this film thanks!

  • fonbindelhofas

    from wiki:
    A scientific theory is "a well-substantiated explanation of some aspect of the natural world, based on a body of facts that have been repeatedly confirmed through observation and experiment."[1][2] Scientists create scientific theories from hypotheses that have been corroborated through the scientific method, then gather evidence to test their accuracy. As with all forms of scientific knowledge, scientific theories are inductive in nature and do not make apodictic propositions; instead, they aim for predictive and explanatory force.[3][4]
    The strength of a scientific theory is related to the diversity of phenomena it can explain, which is measured by its ability to make falsifiable predictions with respect to those phenomena. Theories are improved as more evidence is gathered, so that accuracy in prediction improves over time. Scientists use theories as a foundation to gain further scientific knowledge, as well as to accomplish goals such as inventing technology or curing disease.

  • fonbindelhofas

    yes plz learn the definition

  • Jack1952

    They don't just question and ponder. They make declarations of fact. On the section concerning Pumapunku, Von Daniken and Tsoukalos both declare that the building stones are granite and diorite. This is an outright lie. They are made of red sandstone and andesite. Von Daniken goes on to say that the largest block weighed more than 800 tons. This is also not true. The largest block weighs 131 tons. The AA episode then says, quite emphatically, that the blocks were clearly machine tooled. Although not an outright lie but they conveniently disregard the fact that stone tools were found in abundance all over the site. In other words, they would have us believe that they used stone tools and power tools but we can't seem to find any of the power tools.
    They present a falsehood and allow the ill informed and the intellectually lazy to believe it to be fact. This deceit is the root of my problem with this show. It does not exhibit any degree of intelligence. Bald faced lies are not the fodder of solid history.

    I find it a little insulting that you would insinuate that I believe everything I was taught growing up. I attended a fundamentalist Protestant primary school for eight years and I was taught that the universe was created in six days and that Jesus died for my sins. I don't believe it. I do have a mind of my own. I like to think I use it in a rational manner and gather all information possible on a given subject. That rational mind, thus far, has led me to say that the show Ancient Aliens is speculative nonsense with not one iota of fact to back it up. If evidence is uncovered that shows that there could be truth to this nonsense, I will revisit and re-evaluate.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/DIGTKPGSCZINIDOX4RS7LIFCUE yahoo user

    i am sorry that you do not have judgement when you are watching things.. i fortunatly do.. so i never felt like that watching AA.. i think that they pose good questions about things...if your gonna nit pick this stones wieght or weather a stone was machine cut or not thats on you.. ... FYI the news disseminates lots of bad info all the time.. one needs to reasearch, ask questions, and not assume

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/DIGTKPGSCZINIDOX4RS7LIFCUE yahoo user

    the words hypotheses, hypothetical and speculation are found in varying defenitions of the word theory

  • Jack1952

    I asked him to google the phrase "scientific theory" and he either ignored my suggestion or he doesn't understand this definition. If that is the case, your effort is a nice try but unfortunately is falling on deaf ears or blind eyes.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/DIGTKPGSCZINIDOX4RS7LIFCUE yahoo user

    i agree some of the things they say are bizzar and i do believe they are continuing for ratings and exaggerating many things..
    but thats like life.. my grandfather was a chief detective and always said "believe half of what you read and less of what you hear"

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/DIGTKPGSCZINIDOX4RS7LIFCUE yahoo user

    besides talking back and forth of the defenition of theory is way sidetracked from original topic.. call it a theory call it speculation.. i never took anything they said to heart but many on here act like they are being preached a new religion

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/DIGTKPGSCZINIDOX4RS7LIFCUE yahoo user

    besides that jack.. i would never say its science.. again you misconstructing what i am saying..

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/DIGTKPGSCZINIDOX4RS7LIFCUE yahoo user

    in summary.. i think AA posed good questions about what ancient people might have been describing.. that does not mean its fact.. i love also when i mentioin UFOs howmany people automattically go .. ohhhh hnnooo i dont believe in aliens.. UFO does not equal aliens

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/DIGTKPGSCZINIDOX4RS7LIFCUE yahoo user

    its like i said about ghost hunters (fyi i never liked the show but watched because of certain relations i had who regularaly had it on..) 90% of things are debunked and the remaining they never ever say "yea its a ghost", instead they show what they found and say they cannot explain it.. but people just assume that they think everything is a ghost.. i have never seen a ghost and really doubt most of it.. fyi

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/DIGTKPGSCZINIDOX4RS7LIFCUE yahoo user

    and jack.. some of the things like the blocks and stones i questiond too.. like how do they know that.. then again i question how they can really know anything past documented history..
    questioning is not the same as believeing in which it seems to be inturrprited as

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/DIGTKPGSCZINIDOX4RS7LIFCUE yahoo user

    also.. if anyone is against AA because they dont buy it or say there is no evidence .. they better not be religious at all or that would be complete hypocracy... just saying

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/DIGTKPGSCZINIDOX4RS7LIFCUE yahoo user

    this video had no sway on me cuz it did not debunk anything.. i say this meaning.. i did not just take everything AA said went with auto believe.. so this doc showed some other things.. does not change that i think the odds we are alone are slime to none.. does not change that it is a good hypothetical explenation for some things of antiquity( its not the onely.. just one of many.. )

  • dmxi

    to deny the ancient is to deny oneself!

  • eder silva

    i think someone should debunked the f...king bible, debunked galileo, newton, giordano bruno, da vinci, etc, etc...

  • eder silva

    such stupidity

  • dmxi

    an intact human mind should weigh the possibility of extern solar visitation
    against the possibility of extra sufficient human capability....if one denies the latter,then that one needs help of the first mentioned!

  • dmxi

    if AA means "arrogant a*seholes amidst analphabetics" then, the whole shebang makes sense !

  • dewflirt

    So you're saying that they built bombs with their scratchy little claw hands and eyes on the sides of their heads? Gosh, imagine what they could have done with real hands! ;)

  • lakhotason

    Personally I suspect Fred Flintstone and his lapdog Barney Rubble.

  • jjnelson

    methinks thou dost protest too loudly, obvious anti-christian site,therefore next question is.... whos paying you to type it?

  • http://www.topdocumentaryfilms.com Epicurus

    im an archaeologist. I am very aware of the capabilities of the earth and artifacts.

    there is neither the time for many evolutions of man, nor is there the time for the type of technology we have today to have completely gone away.

    the claims made are ridiculous.

  • http://www.topdocumentaryfilms.com Epicurus

    what changes?

    we get more information that confirms the main idea of evolution.

  • http://www.topdocumentaryfilms.com Epicurus

    no it is a hypothesis.

    A scientific theory is "a well-substantiated explanation of some aspect of the natural world, based on a body of facts that have been repeatedly confirmed through observation and experiment."

  • Samuel Santos

    must see

  • LIVEFROMLIMBO

    pyramid section: internal ramp theory is awesome but the things he skips over are a) the TIME it takes to make this happen b) how did they learn this and WHY are there pyramids everywhere?
    the ancient aliens series didnt say that aliens built the pyramids, it said that aliens designed it and made humans make it.

    he kind of debunks things half way , i probably would have presented the information as is, without comparing to a highly popular cable series.

  • Kateye70

    Seriously? Your ancestors were too stupid to design and build things on their own? Yet less 5,000 years later were building airplanes, skyscrapers and atom bombs. We've come a long way, baby. Human ingenuity ftw.

    And think about it. What's the most stable way to pile rocks? Gosh, couldn't be in a pyramid, could it?

    I do agree about the video, though, the information stands on it's own. And yet...there are people who really believe aliens dun it.

  • Imightberiding

    @ Nick Mc Neill & yahoo user.
    Please step forward to receive your awards for: "Best Of" in the category "Tag Team Improvisational Trolling in a subject matter that neither of you has the slightest clue as to what you're rambling on about".

    Special thanks to "Nick Mc Neill" for his outstanding performance of a "Lunatic completely out of his mind" in his role as the lead Reptilian Mastermind.
    Special mention to "yahoo user" for his part as a convincing supporting role as the "Obstinate, 13 yr old nephew" who regardless of the overwhelming scientific evidence & common sense thrown in his path he valiantly stumbles forth both deaf & blind.

    Please guys, you honestly can't possibly be as ridiculous in real life as you are coming across in this forum. I am amazed at the patience displayed by "Jack 1952", "Epicurus" & all the others who had the misfortune of conversing with the two of you. Applause all around for your performances.

  • http://www.facebook.com/najose Nick Ajose

    Debunking the debunkers
    14 mins 34 seconds (reference 32)
    Look at it! This answer appears to me at least to have less credibility than the Ancient Alien advocates, whilst I agree they might be over excited (with good reason) your synopsis has more holes than a woolly cardigan.

  • I_most_likely_dislike_you

    Couldnt watch this as the original footage from "Ancient Aliens" was so ridiculous I didnt feel I need it debunked for me.

    Whats even more ridiculous are the people commenting here supporting ancient aliens.. I mean you gotta to be kidding??! The world is a scary place with so many nutters about.

  • http://www.facebook.com/ruthie.thomas.5 Ruthie Thomas

    Excelemt. The best Documenitary I've ever seen. That's because you give references and I am able to check up. You diserve "The Best Documenitary of year". Thank you so very much.

  • Eccleskrit

    I was with them through the documentary until the SUMERIAN FLOOD and NEPHILIM sections. Obviously there is little in terms of EVIDENCE which the proponents of the fantastic ALIEN Astronauts ever present (History channel: Where truth is History) and it is by and large a fringe movement to get money out of the gullible. But why are NEPHILIM and ANGELS (3:00:00) more (or less) believable than ALIENS? The sympathetic view of the Biblical text, the mention of the "supernatural world view", the claim that since many geographically disparate cultures share the same folk lore must lend credence to the subject matter, leaves a bad taste in the end. Extraordinary claims, irrespective of who makes them, must require extraordinary evidence, be it for Aliens or for Biblical fairy tales (or for that matter Jack and bean stalk or the 100 sons of Gandhaari coming from one piece of meat in the Mahabharata).

  • dewflirt

    I'm with kateye on this, think I may have said something similar on that doc you link to which, by the way, is as silly as ancient aliens. Can't use nonsense to back up nonsense, sorry! That's like saying the proof for father christmas is the easter bunny :) I do like ancient aliens though, perfect mindless entertainment when you're sick in bed. All makes complete sense when you're delirious with flu ;)

  • Kateye70

    I agree.

    Maybe I was losing focus during those sections, but I took it to mean that the legends of those events predated human dispersion from Africa. Knowing that the Rift valley where humans are believed to have developed is a geologically unstable region, it seemed reasonable that memories of catastrophic events were carried out of Africa. Or, that similar catastrophic event experiences gave rise to similar stories in different cultures.

    But that could just have been my predisposition toward those theories...now I'll have to re-watch at least those sections and pay a little more attention to the information as it was presented.

  • LIVEFROMLIMBO

    obviously did not watch the one i linked too. i even gave you a timestamp! talk about spoon feeding. u wanna talk about it? then add something of value to the discussion. your response is basically:
    -i'm w/ kateye
    -ancient aliens is so silly
    -you must be silly to watch it

    take a look around the comment thread, how about an original thought for once? or at least something of value. did i say i believed in ancient aliens? did i say i believed in anything? if your going to reply to me then "reply", but don't bother with your weak metaphor about christmas, or other completely unnecessary words. otherwise the general comment thread will work just fine for your purposes.

    i'm not upset or anything and am still down to discuss with anyone. interested what we are talking about? watch "Revelation of the Pyramids" available here on TDF :)
    watch 1:12:00 (timestamp) and on...that means (1 hr and 12mins and so on)

  • Kateye70

    All I meant was that the pyramid shape is stable...It's an obvious solution.

    And quite frankly, I still don't think 'aliens dun it.' All it takes is some human engineerity to do it. Why do people persist in thinking their own ancestors were incompetent idi*ts, unable to work out complex problems?

    People were drawing plans and designs and building scale models of large structures long before the alphabet was devised as a form of communication. There's a reason for the adage, "A picture is worth a thousand words."

  • lakhotason

    And I can give you timestamps for The Flinstones cartoons that will prove Fred and Barney did it.

  • dewflirt

    Original thought, very funny! You show me yours and I'll show you mine ;)

  • dewflirt

    Engineerity, lovely word :)

  • Kateye70

    Actually if you read her comment it, what she *really* said was, "Can't use nonsense to back up nonsense, sorry!"

    She was really nice about it, too.

    "Revelation of the Pyramids" is as silly as Ancient Aliens, tbh. The human mind looks for patterns, and assigns meaning even where there is none.

    What exactly do you think the narrator is saying at your timestamp (and yes, I'm sure dewflirt is perfectly aware of the 'hours:minutes:seconds' convention for video timestamps, as am I)? That there's some mysterious 'line' around the earth? Or maybe there isn't one...the presentation is almost impossible to make sense of. The only thing I noticed is that all the sites were contained in human habitation zones in equatorial regions, kind of to be expected.

    What is it you think is being discussed here? Do you think aliens are real? Do you think our ancestors really needed to be 'spoon-fed' information and technology by ET because they were too dumb to come up with 'original thoughts' on their own?

    Maybe we should discuss the apparel being worn in the rest of the world 5,000 years ago. The narrator started by claiming 'the rest of humanity' was clad in animal skins...although the evidence for textile production goes back 20,000 years or more, and is widespread through all cultures. Hardly unsophisticated. Evidence for creative thought goes back 40,000 years and more. Evidence for modern humans goes back 100,000 years.

    So why did it take so long to get to the point of pyramid building? Just a wild guess...population. Ever hear of the tipping point?

    Edit: Lol, the guy at 1:16:15 says it perfectly!

  • dewflirt

    Graham Hancock would back you up ;)

  • Jack1952

    I watched the video starting at the timeline you suggested. The first thing that I heard was about this supposed straight line linking all these mysterious sites that circumnavigates the world. A quick look at at my atlas to verify its veracity and this line isn't even close to being straight. A six year old wouldn't call this a straight line. The folks who made this video must have a world map, too. They, blatantly, made this whole thing up. How can anything they say after this be taken seriously?

  • LIVEFROMLIMBO

    they show the same crooked line in the doc i suggested. maps are flat. world is round.

  • LIVEFROMLIMBO

    ".the presentation is almost impossible to make sense of. "

    probably where the trouble lies...

  • LIVEFROMLIMBO

    "original thought, or something of value at least"

    thanks dude, i've already seen enough of yours, so no thanks lol.

  • Kateye70

    You still haven't clarified your subject of discussion. What do you want to talk about?

  • Jack1952

    I looked at my globe, too. Its round and this line is still crooked. Their claim isn't true.

  • LIVEFROMLIMBO

    i never did say that the aliens dun it lol. i just found it interesting that this line goes around the world crossing paths of significant ancients sites is all. i understand piling up rocks in a pile is obvious, but my only point was that piling up rocks everywhere along a line that goes around the world is quite curious.
    i've seen other shows and docs about the 500 000 year old spark plug, or silver plates and cutlery found in coal. or that famous fossil with a dino and human footprint together lol. it just makes me wonder if we as a population in general have been made to believe an inaccurate story of our world's history.
    i can believe that ancient people had technology that we are unaware of. ancient aliens will say the technology came from the "gods"/ aliens. i did not say that was correct. but i do wonder what technologies existed back then. some surely have been lost, for whatever reason, leaving us with the mysteries we have now. for example, technologies related to long distance travel (going back to my questions re: pyramids around the world along a line).
    why you automatically assume i think ancient ancestors were stupid is beyond me.
    so if you already know everything, no need for further communication, as u already know what i think lol...i shall rejoin the commoners at once!

  • Eccleskrit

    Yes, let me detail this point a little as to why it is important. The documentary starts as an effort to debunk the myths of the ANCIENT ALIENS theory, which it does fairly well. But as it tapers to the end, you start sensing "apologetics" into the discourse where they explicitly try to legitimize that "Just because the Sumerian texts were committed to writing FIRST, does not imply that the Hebrew scribes plagiarized/borrowed it". This of course with reference to the global flood legend. But local cataclysms are equally devastating, Tsunamis in south Asia were no less cataclysmic than the flood legends and had it not been for a well connected world, the survivors probably would have thought that they were the only ones left to whom providence had entrusted the task of repopulating the earth. Once again, in their discussion of the "Sons of God coming to the daughters of humans" the documentary does not question this entire fantastic concept at all. Just briefly dubbing it "unusual" and not being equally critical of it.
    The PhD skeptic who is being interviewed throughout this documentary (probably a linguistic expert), can be clearly seen to be an apologetic for the Judeo-Christian theology. I suggest that you see it for yourself and inform me if I am being unreasonable here.

    The very basis of scientific epistemology --- to do away with our pre-dispositions although it is certainly easier said than done. As an applied mathematician and one who analyzes rather ridiculous amounts of real world data which may or may not have any distinctive patterns, I understand that it is easy to be fooled by ones own precepts. But it is commendable that when pointed out, you have been graceful enough to admit a possibility of a lapse and are willing to revise your presentation. Good luck!

  • dmxi

    "the only way to know for sure that we weren't visited by aliens in the past is,if aliens would visit us today & tell us that:'we haven't visited you before!',
    said a very cock-sure greek geezer with a personal issue of book sales!"

  • dewflirt

    Admittedly my last comment was a bit silly but i thought you might be a little less sharp if you spoke through a smile. Either I was wrong or I'm not very funny! Honestly though you're getting het up over nothing, I wasn't being shirty with you. I'm still wondering though, when will i see something original from you? All you've offered so far is a link to a similar documentary filled to the brim with other people's ideas!!! Oops! Laters doll ;)

  • Kateye70

    Thanks for clarifying! tbh, I had no clue what you thought.

    The thing is, patterns will show up everywhere in nature, and our brains are predisposed to notice them. To me, the fact that all those sites are within the temperate and tropical zones makes it glaringly obvious humans would build there. I believe Jack1952 pointed out it isn't even a straight line, but wanders around, making it a non-pattern after all. And we have mathematicians who post this site that can explain in detail why the supposed correlations are just coincidences. In the video, they made a big deal of it, and it's a wide swath of a line, but their presentation is definitely a bit iffy.

    Humans are a very homogeneous species, so it isn't surprising we all tend to think along similar lines, regardless of where or when we live(d). So it's no wonder to me that many different cultures came up with similar solutions to similar problems.

    I'm afraid the items you mention are all debunked; I had never heard of them and someone else posted a link explaining them--sorry, don't remember what those objects are called, maybe someone else will. I do know I watched a doc explaining that they were all pretty much fakes or misinterpretations that have since been remedied.

    Obviously, to me, it is a touchy point that people automatically assume that anyone born earlier than (insert date here) is incapable. This is a bias I have seen over and over again in documentaries, books, attitudes and just in normal conversation. I've gotten crotchety about it, I do admit!

    I think there is a lot of history to be learned outside of the narrow subject matter taught in schoolrooms; I try to keep an open mind but I'm not willing to be naive about things, either. If I see a fantastic claim, I'll start researching it further.

    I too wonder about how our ancestors lived and what they may have done we have no inkling of. I wouldn't be surprised if they traveled a lot more and a lot further than we think they did. Also, there were times when the oceans were lower than now, and archaeologists know there are traces under water that we may never find. Mysteries indeed.

    I don't think I 'know everything' but my reading tastes are eclectic, and I consider myself a lifelong learner. So, if you're rejoining the commoners, welcome back. =)

  • Kateye70

    The first half of the documentary was very unbiased as far as I could see...obviously I got sucked in...errrr, I mean, 'lulled' into thinking the rest would follow suit. I see what you mean about the apologetics creeping in...

    I didn't really pay attention to the section about the 'sons of god' part...although I remember thinking about the other hominids (is that the right term?) like the Neanderthal and Denisovans whom our ancestors would have come across. I may have been off in my own little fantasy journey about what they may have thought about one another...and done with each other...so I wasn't being very critical about the actual information being presented.

    I tend to watch these documentaries at work when I'm doing something routine; it's like listening to the radio, but sometimes things come up I have to pay attention to and I don't always go back and re-watch sections I may have missed or been inattentive to.

  • ticon888

    A: According to the ancient Greek historian Herodotus, the Great Pyramid took 20 years to construct and demanded the labor of 100,000 men.

    He claimed that the Pyramids were built by teams of 100,000 men, changed every few months, over a period of 20 years. The fact that this meant that one block of stone had to be laid exactly in place every 3 1/2 minutes 24 hours a day seems to have been overlooked by recent Egyptologists! The fact that there wasn't this kind of manpower in 4th Dynasty Egypt for almost 5000 miles around is equally ignored! Not to mention the ludicrous theories about the stones being rolled on logs – when the only trees endemic to Ancient Egypt were date palms (a valuable food source, so unlikely to be cut down, and far too soft a wood to withstand the weight of such stones for more than a few feet!) – or pushed up a ramp (a ramp which would have entailed more work than the construction of the Pyramid itself, and would have left behind around 6 billions pounds of construction garbage, none of which has ever been found!)

    A few notable facts regarding the Great Pyramid of Giza:

    It is built to face true North, supposedly at a time when such computations could not have been possible. Are we to believe that the Ancient Egyptians – on top of all their other wonders – were also the first civilisation to possess knowledge of mathematics so precise that they could determine true North from magnetic North? Come to that, are we to believe that they could even find magnetic North, or know what its significance was? Tied in with this idea of being able to locate true North is the notion that the Earth is round, a fact not generally accepted until the last few centuries. Some still dispute it even today!

    Like 20th century bridge designs, the Great Pyramid's cornerstones have balls and sockets built into them. Several football fields long, the Pyramid is subject to movements of expansion and contraction from heat and cold, as well as earthquakes, settling, and other such phenomena. After 4,600 years its structure would have been significantly damaged without such construction. Recent construction experts called in to offer suggestions as to how the Pyramid could have been built make reference to the 'settle factor' of any large building. They have publicly stated that while the acceptable settle factor of a modern skyscraper is 6" per hundred years, the simple fact is that the Pyramid – using more construction material than 35 Empire State Buildings – has settled less than 1/2" in 5000 years! Modern construction has also averred that although for a large modern tower block the acceptable variance from complete alignment of all four sides is 6", the four sides of the Pyramid are out of perfect alignment by less than 1/4"!

    The outside surface stones are cut within 0.01" of perfectly straight and at nearly perfect right angles for all six sides. And they were placed together with a gap between them of only 0.02". Modern technology cannot place such 20-ton stones with greater accuracy than those in the Pyramid. As already noted above, the variance from perfect alignment seen in the Pyramid is still something which is unattainable today.

    All four sides of the Pyramid are very slightly and evenly bowed in, or concave. This effect, which cannot be detected by looking at the Pyramid from the ground, was discovered around 1940 by a pilot taking aerial photos to check certain measurements. As measured by today's laser instruments, all of these perfectly cut and intentionally bowed stone blocks duplicate exactly the curvature of the earth. The radius of this bow is equal to the radius of the Earth. This radius of curvature is what Newton had long been seeking.
    The mathematic value of Pi defines the ratio of the circumference to the diameter of a circle and is found in the pyramid.
    • Pi can be found taking twice the base length of the pyramid divided by its height: Pi = 2 * 440/280 = 880/280 = 22/7 approximating Pi = 3.14159.
    The Golden Ratio or Phi is found in the pyramid in the following way:
    • Phi is found when the length of the sloping side of the pyramid is divided by half the base length of the pyramid, Phi = 356/220 = 1.618 (220 is the half of the base of the pyramid).

  • Jack1952

    It must have took quite awhile to arrange the maps to find this straight line. However, it doesn't take into account Stonehenge, the Mayan pyramids, the stones spheres of Costa Rica, the Göbekli Tepe Temple in Turkey and hundreds of other sites around the world. If one tries hard enough, one is almost certain to find a pattern somewhere.

  • William Scarcia

    @ Kateye
    I watched this documentary and did not see any apologetics from the narrator. You may have thought so because he talks about the mythology’s that ancient astronaut theorists misinterpret. The biblical flood may have been confusing since he says the flood in the Bible is not from the Sumerian legend. He does say that both stories are from an earlier source. Another point of confusion may have been the description of Ezekiel’s vision. He is not advocating god creating civilization over aliens doing it, he just says the theorists are getting the mythology wrong. Nowhere does he say anything in the mythologies actually happen.

    William Scarcia

  • William Scarcia

    Sorry. I didn't watch the Nephilim section before posting. he does seem to suggest that some biblical events happened like the flood and sex with angels. To his credit, he does say that the flood thing could have been a local event when the human population was still small or that the stories didn't happen but have a common source.

  • sharpstuff

    This was an excellent video. If Chris White hasn't read or seen any of the videos or read any of the books from the Thunderbolts Project, I suggest he do so. Everyone else is also welcome to broaden their minds. The works of Velikovsky are also worth reading as they are the forerunners of the T: Project. They are available on the Internet.

    Now if some-one could produce a documentary called Big-Bang Theory debunked, that would be great.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1526445920 James John Boyle

    well an good but it still dosent expain moving these masive blocks all round the world that weigh hundreds of tunes by poeple with rope and logs, i work in constrution and know what it takes to lift 20 or even 10 tun into the air its a nightmare, even to cut a bowlder into a sqare block today would be challeng theres no reffrence to go by to keep it sqare the poeple who told us how the piramids were built wernt engineers or builders so how the **** do they know how some of the world greatest engineered buildings were build some of the piramids yeah you could build but piramids like giza theres something else at play or they new something we didnt allways keeps an open mind most people beleave in some book that says all these fairy tale storys of men walking on water and coming back life. keep an opened mind

  • Eccleskrit

    I think, and I say this based on my observation of a few of your posts here, that you have a propensity to believe at first sight. When accepting or rejecting a hypothesis one must do at least two things: first find out if the hypothesis makes a general claim (in which case it should be exhaustive or nearly so depending upon the margin of error you want to permit or deem acceptable); and second, look at whether it is the simplest of all explanations possible (fashionably called Occam's razor test in philosophy). So let us do the exhaustive test first. The list of sites shown on the map that you referenced have been connected on a great circle on a spherical earth (which as we know is not spherical but why nit-pick!) is not an exhaustive one i.e. there are several other neolithic sites of equal significance that do not align to this pattern. Thus the margin of error is too high for this hypothesis to be a general one. Second, many of the sites that have been shown to connect seem to be (and I am again taking it on face value based on the pictures on that link) in a sub-tropical zone. Could it mean that abundance of food (owing to plentiful rainfall, varied flora and fauna) and thus leisure to pursue long term construction are a more general motif here than decentralized coordination under some cosmic guidance? Now, pressing this point further: let us look at the implications of what if this pattern were in fact a result of a design. Why did these megaliths come into existence? So far as we know, they do not all fit the same pattern, nor do they seem to serve the same purpose. Some are tributes to ancestral spirits, others are temples to capricious deities while some are simply tombs of royalty. Besides, postulating coordination across such vast stretches in antiquity actually raises more questions than answers: what was the means of communication used? Did these structures come about by the hands of men (either of their own volition or under some supervising non-human agency)? As you can see, the pitfall of what we call "curve-fitting" in data mining are many, and it always takes us to an abyss too deep to fathom by reason.

  • fonbindelhofas

    hm... u take a globe and rotate it how u like, thats simply stupid imo.

  • Kateye70

    I didn't notice the apologetics creeping in myself; it was Eccleskrit who pointed that out. =) It does happen later on; I thought the first sections were pretty good.

    I especially enjoyed the new theory about the building of the great pyramid; I'm interested to see how that turns out if the researchers can get the access they want.

  • Kateye70

    Did you watch the section where he explains that the tools everyone thinks are pure copper turned out to be an alloy that is much harder?

    There's a lot of explanation on various techniques for building and the quarrying and moving of large stones; also that some of the claims are just fantastic and downright lies.

    There were several places where the narrator pointed out the inaccurate claims and statements about the size of some of the blocks. (Kinda reminds me of some guys I know...)

    Did you actually watch the whole thing? It's worth paying attention to.

  • ticon888

    The location where the Great Pyramid has been built is very remarkable to say the least; it could be related to the speed of light! The speed of light is exactly 299.792.458 meter/seconds or 29,9792458 x 10 million meters per second.
    Originally the meter was defined as 10 millionth of the distance from the North Pole to the equator in the SI system (1791). If we divide the speed of light by the distance from the equator to the North Pole (10000km), we get the number: 29,9792458. This is the latitude of a line at half the distance between Khufu and Khafre of exactly 29.9792458 degrees North.
    It could be an indication that the location of the Giza Plateau was deliberately chosen to represent the speed of light.
    The perimeter of the pyramid represents the equatorial radius of the Earth. The perimeter of the pyramid equals to half a minute of Earth’s equatorial longitude. In other words if we take the perimeter of the Great Pyramid and multiply it by 2 * 60 * 360 = 43.200 we get the circumference of the Earth along the equator in kilometres. This proves to be correct from satellite measurements with a 99,5 % accuracy. The height of the Great Pyramid represents the polar radius of the Earth. If we take the height of the pyramid and multiply it by the same value of 43.200 to maintain ratio we get the polar radius of the Earth with an accuracy of 99.3 %. So it seems more than reasonable to assume that the Great Pyramid was indeed deliberately designed to represent the Earth. These facts cannot be dismissed as being purely coincidental.

    The height of the Great Pyramid also seems to be a reference to the distance between the Sun and the Earth! The height of the pyramid is 280 royal cubits. The distance between the Earth and the Sun measured in kilometres is 147 x 10^6 Km and equals 280 x 10^9 royal cubits! So the distance between the Earth and the Sun is exactly a billion times the height of the pyramid.

    The sides of the pyramid are lined up almost exactly with the cardinal points of the compass. The accuracy of this alignment is extraordinary, with an average discrepancy of only about three minutes of arc in any direction or a variation of less than 0.06 percent.

    The Egyptian pharaohs saw the great pyramids standing on their land and decided that they wanted pyramids of their own. But they found that it was much harder to do than was expected and ended up building silly looking structures that don't even come close to comparing with the magnitude of elegance emanating from the great pyramids. The pyramids that the pharaohs created all have shoddy masonry, and are crumbling down. An example of this is the famous 'bent' pyramid of King Snofru at south Dahshur, which started out with the sides being built at one angle, then suddenly shifts in the middle to a shallower angle. This is because the angle at which it was started was much too steep for it to stand when finished. Other pyramids that were clearly built at a different time period are: 1.the step pyramid at Saqqara; and 2. flat –top mastaba pyramid at Saqqara.

    Differences between the old construction in Egypt compared with the newer pharaoh construction:

    Old construction – used larger stones and the structures go deeper into the ground
    New construction – used smaller stones and the structures are closer to the surface

  • http://www.facebook.com/roger.gordon.169 Roger Gordon

    Excellent! An eye opener! Recommended!

  • lakhotason

    Watch this. My rain parka is 9.3' in length. If I take the numerical distance in meters (10,000,000) between the pole and the equator and multiply it by 9.3, I get 93,000,000. The distance to the sun in miles.

    Jumpin' Jovians I got myself an alien poncho! There can be no other explanation.

  • http://www.facebook.com/nick.mcneill.31 Nick McNeill

    ....There is only one true answer to the Great Pyramid....Alien built or alien guidance in building it, NO OTHER explanation! We surely will find this as fact in the future!

  • lakhotason

    And did the Aliens build the Great Pyramid before or after the Great Dinosaur Nuclear War?

  • http://www.facebook.com/nick.mcneill.31 Nick McNeill

    ....Another over looked point, way back, there were giant people, just like giant lizards, (dinosaurs) so these massive monuments could have been built by giant humans, the stone blocks wouldn't seem so big to them would they!

  • Jack1952

    I have attempted to bring the attention of the TDF viewers to the existence of this species of extinct humans once before. Homo Letserectus Apyramidicus. Huge race. They could leap over the Nile River in a single bound.

  • Ercin ?entürk

    A very well documented documentary simply educational thanks.

  • Kateye70

    Those must be the ones that lusted after human women. Oh my.

    O.O

  • http://twitter.com/FuckClouds Noah York

    "I encourage you to have and open mind"? To not believe that we descended from aliens? Done.

  • Mario Rodriguez

    this documentary was bad ass thank you keep em coming

  • https://twitter.com/#!/AUWR AUWR

    I really hope that you are joking...

  • dmxi

    ....you're correct & it can be proven by the 'giant sphincters' still running around today!

  • http://www.topdocumentaryfilms.com Epicurus

    i really hope you are joking...

  • http://www.topdocumentaryfilms.com Epicurus

    thats not true at all. we already know that the pyramids were built by people and we know how they did it. nothing special about it.

  • http://www.topdocumentaryfilms.com Epicurus

    numerology can be used to prove anything. you just wasted a whole lot of time.

  • dmxi

    ...hope can't be applied here!

  • http://www.youtube.com/user/polarjoa Jo McKay

    Tried to find the South Park episode making fun of the History Channel, but you tube keeps taking it down...sorry - too funny tho'... I agree a History Channel that produces 'some' award winning documentaries certainly confuses when they add dramas that are 'purely' made for entertainment & amusement. They ought to AT LEAST run a disclaimer. At the same time when you know they have show titles like: God vs Satan:the final battle, After Armageddon: are you prepared, Alien Cities Underground, etc...well...Unfortunately, if you can not rely on a 'networks credibility' (oh wait there's an oxy moron :) you will have to research claims made yourself. Too Bad

  • wald0

    Great documentary- these low-budget, power point type documentaries are getting more and more common. Several of them I have seen have been really good, including this one. Maybe I'll make my own documentary, I've got power-point, movie maker, and an opinion on everything. O.k. I'm straying, watch this doc if you have ever entertained the possibility of AA theory being reality, its worth your time- see, told you I had an opinion on everything.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Rick-Kiriakidis/622989020 Rick Kiriakidis

    Veyr good Doc. Very educational and full of facts and things you should know. Watch it.

  • Jack1952

    I don't think calling out someone who makes claims that he must know are false is nitpicking. These people lied and I showed you how and you still defend them. Your news example doesn't wash either. The news covers so many topics by so many different sources we are bound to have conflicting stories and perspectives...and maybe even lies. I am talking about a specific historical perspective that knowingly uses blatant falsehoods to back up their claims. A person would only use falsified evidence to back up a claim if his claim has no merit. Your logic actually defies all logic.

  • Jack1952

    You didn't just swoon, did you? Not my intention.

  • Eccleskrit

    Given that human women are the only type of "women" in the known universe, I do not see any possibility to lust after any other kind (or by implication the futility in lusting after other kinds). I do know that the Japanese and the Koreans lust often after animated women, there is some sign that in the west rubber made inflatable women are also lusted after (the east is still far too primitive for this sort of imaginative extravaganza). I submit that I have "lusted" exclusively after human women, with considerable success, and I should like to keep it that way. Also notice that God/Gods or the sons of Gods to whom supernatural powers are attributed, did not ever have the ingenuity to simply "create" a human woman on the need-to-lust-after basis. No, they always need those ejected through a birth canal, that the Gods/their incarnations/their sons find it quite demeaning to come through themselves. Lust for thought ...

  • chernencoffa

    There is a lot of talk on both sides about what's right. I don't know because all of this was so long ago the evidence is open for interpretation on a lot of things. I think that the truth is somewhere in the grey area. I don't know if the pyramids were built by aliens but I'm relatively convinced by evidence I have seen that they are not tombs. Doesn't mean aliens built them but I don't think mainstream egyptologists have it right either.

  • thirt13n

    Excellent. Now do the bible!
    All that bunking effort just to bring to fact various stone methods, which don't really include them all. Keeping humanity stupid is effective to ancient wise dictators- up to today it looks. It's evident what is not allowed to be known in our modern societies, like advancments in gravity, light, and frequencies, as this video plainly restricts in simple detail.
    Um', soon we will start burying our rulers and perhaps even the king of England in the Kings chamber section in modern nuclear power plants, yup.

  • abner holtiton

    "We" u mean aliens?

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_F3VB6OQ6SK7P234XBW5RG7BQRY harry nutzack

    the majority of topics covered in this vid originate from 2 sources: von daniken and stichen. stichen is fairly well debunked as at best just incredibly lacking in knowledge of sumerian culture and language. this leaves us von daniken, and his cohort of believers. von daniken is a twice convicted fraudster, both dating to roughly the time of his first AA effort "chariots of the gods". that pretty much kills any chance for being taken seriously in my eyes. as for the universal commonality of flood/nephalim mythology, one really need examine a single phenomenon to explain them. examples of it are found EVERYWHERE humans congregate on the planet. we call these examples "fossils". specifically marine fossils found in what would seem to those with no idea of plate tectonics extremely improbable areas. if you have the mindset of ancients, nautiloids found on a mountain far from the sea can only illicit one conclusion. those nephalim? well, we call them "dinosaurs", among other things. i honestly have no clue how anyone can actually take the theories of peoples whose scientific knowledge rivals that of current day pre-schoolers as a credible source. to do so just puts you in the same pigeon-hole as those wild-eyed evangelicals whose mania leads them to believe "angels walk among us".

  • Jack1952

    "Keeping humanity stupid is effective to ancient wise dictators- up to today is looks". It's going to be hard to argue that statement if one uses this comment thread to demonstrate the intelligence of man. Some pretty wacky ideas put out there.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1478034012 Randall Bradley Buchanan

    This is an interesting Documentary for many years I've had interest in Alternate History Research. Back in the 1970s when I was a kid was when I first had my exposure to the Ancient Astronaut Theory when I read Peter Kolosimo's book "Not Of This World", this was before I even heard of Von Daniken or "Chariots Of The Gods" or the documentary of the same name which I saw in the movie theater at the tender age 12. Having been raised in a fundamentalist Southern Baptist tradition I was one of those precoscious kids that asked too many embarassing questions. I had never been quite satisfied with the explanation that the church and the Bible literally pounded into my head by my elders on the subject of the origins mankind and civilization. Anyway when I first started reading this stuff it seemed like a light was turned on in my head everything started to make sense finally becuse for me all the details were filled in and I did'nt have to take it on blind faith. I was a beliver in the UFO phenomenon and that they were extraterrestrial as von Daniken promulgated in his numerous books on the subject. I have to say one thing in his defense if the producer of this documentary had viewed the original Pilot Film on History Channel and it was released one year before AA The Series premiered. In that program von Daniken was talking about his detracters how they accused him of stating his assertions as carved in stone scientific fact. In that program and in his subsequent books that he merely asked questions and made SPECULATIONS. Over the years I've come to reject the ET portion of his theories as untenable.

  • Declan_Walsh

    He did make presupposition's which lead to assertions based on the theory.

  • thirt13n

    Yes sir, wacky ideas, the'll be new borders restricting even further, the truth.

  • Jack1952

    That elusive truth. Hidden from view. Kept a secret by the few.

    The truth could never be that the early Egyptians were a hard working, motivated, and ingenious nation with the manpower and resources to build some magnificent structures. That could never happen. I guess we would prefer to see them as a bunch of dullards, unable to perform even the simplest tasks without outside help.

  • Eccleskrit

    By the way, this last comment of Jack1952 reminds me of an oddity that I have noticed on this site. The documentary series "Magical Egypt" often features as a featured documentary on the main page. I am a little surprised given that the claims made in that series, largely by the presenter John Anthony West, are in fact quite similar to that of the Ancient Aliens series (mostly with respect to Egypt though at times he does invoke examples from other cultures/geographies). So is there a monetary incentive involved here, as in being an ADVERTISEMENT or is it just that the series is that fascinating according to the site managers?

  • Eccleskrit

    "I don't know if the pyramids were built by aliens but I'm relatively convinced by evidence I have seen that they are not tombs."

    Alright, that throws open an opportunity to show how the scientific method actually works and what it means to INTERPRET evidence. Here, now that you are CONVINCED by the EVIDENCE you have seen, what are they if not TOMBS? Please detail your thoughts in the following order:

    1. What do you think they are (as opposed to being tombs)?

    2. If so, present the evidence and the interpretations on the evidence to support your POSITIVE claim i.e. whatever you think they are instead of being tombs.

    3. Then contrast the weight of your evidence against the first observation that we have available to all of us: all pyramids, including those of Kufu and and Kaafri, have sarcophagus, mummies and grave goods inside them --- thus giving the appearance of a tomb. Now, that you have arrived at the conclusion that the OBVIOUS is NOT TRUE, then the arguments you present in favour of your POSITIVE claim, must outweigh the OBVIOUS/APPARENT.

    I look forward to your response and that of the people who should like to use this as an exercise in understanding the scientific method.

  • Kateye70

    "Human women," I believe, was the phrase used in the doc...and I have a night elf avatar that might disagree with you about humans being the only kind of woman...I noticed you stayed away from the topic of sheep and/or goat women. Japanese women seem to have a strange interest in the activities of male couples, a popular storyline for manga whose target audience is female. I agree, though, it is strange that these gods with creative powers weren't creative enough to 'make their own.'

  • Eccleskrit

    A night elf avatar? We are surely getting exotic here. :)
    I am sure that there is a group of people who are making
    a documentary series soon to be aired on History channel
    called "Ancient Elves".

  • Bilqis Benu

    Not sure but I think that The GOD Viracocha rose from Lake Titicaca and it doesn't dismiss the statement that this GOD come in from the sky and landed in the Lake.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_F3VB6OQ6SK7P234XBW5RG7BQRY harry nutzack

    "aliens came to earth, and cut and piled rocks to show us their incredible technology" ranks right up there with "the devil buried all those dinosaur skeletons to fool us into believing the bible isn't true". i can assure you that none of these "ancient mysteries" are beyond the technology and sophistication of those ancient earthlings credited by the mainstream with their erection. i've moved boulders a backhoe and lull couldn't move with tools no more sophisticated than an 8 ft 4x4 and a few 2 ft 2x4s to use as cribbing. just because YOU can't figure out how to do it doesn't make it impossible.

  • http://twitter.com/sambarnet Sam Broughton

    It seems that many of the sources and references in this debunk are Christians, who inherently adopt their observations to discredit anything that disagrees with the word of the Bible. Not convinced. Good effort though.

  • Ann Rhodes

    What are you talking about? In this instance the potential religiosity of the sources isn't relevant. They are not using 'Goddidit!', The Bible, or fundamentalist Christian 'research institutes' to back up their claims. They evidence is simple, sourced by numerous disparate sources, and supported within the citations by objective research. I do not believe a lot of what the guy who made this documentary claims, but this at least is a quality and evenhanded work.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_B3LFSKKWCEN6X4YTE7REMGUZUM Eric Keats

    My limited knowledge & understanding of the Alien theories does not mean Alien doesn't exist. Japanese people call the others as Alien (as can be seen in their immigration check-points at their airports). If one day we humans could land on some distance planets with inhabitants, then we would be Alien. In the meantime, Keep an open mind to any presentations. The Alien puzzules could be clearer in time to come.

  • Jack1952

    There is evidence that the stones were placed on skids and were moved while on these skids. It would seem logical that guide rails could have been built on the underside of these skids that could have allowed a small log to roll along from front to back. Two such guides, one on each side of the skid, could allow for two foot logs to roll inside these guides, creating an almost a ball bearing effect. These smaller logs would be as round as possible and would be easily handled by the labourers to put into place as the skid was moving along. This would allow for an almost continuous motion once the skid began to move. The hardest part would be to start the movement. Once in motion, it would be imperative to keep the momentum up as long as possible. Placing these smaller logs would be easier than trying to carry large logs from the back to the front.

    This is just an idea I have that explains why they would use a skid. It may not be the way but it is worth considering.

  • Galeforce49

    I must admit, I tried to convince myself that this film would be just another collection of 'nay-saying' by someone who stubbornly insists that their mind is "open" to new ideas, as long as those ideas don't involve aliens, extraterrestrials, and UFOs. I did my best not to watch it. But then, that quiet voice of humility pointed out that I, myself, was acting with a closed mind. Mmmm... oops. So I watched this film in its entirety, and was I glad that I did. The film is very well done. It is clear, concise, and lacks the emotional angst used by "others" to try and convince the viewer that the weak (and misleading at times) arguement "they" are presenting, is the best explaination possible. The content of this film and it's explainations seem to honestly show what we human beings can do, and have done for thousands of years. There are no mysterious and incredible circumstances needed to explain incredible things in our history. The evidence shows that we humans are just not given enough credit for what we can do. I highly recommend this film to all. It would be a shame not to view it. (By the way, I do believe that 'aliens' exist, and have been around here for quite some time. But I'm not so sure that they are the answer for everything we can't explain or understand.)

  • lakhotason

    It is not humility that pries open the human. It is the riddance of humility. We are humans. We are exquisite.

  • Jack1952

    Believing that aliens exist and have been around for some time is different than knowing that they do. Belief does not need to have solid evidence to exist. Knowledge does. Some people cannot grasp this simplest of concepts.

  • ticon888

    Correct, the documentary was produced by Chris White and includes commentary from Dr. Michael Hesier.
    Mike Heiser is a scholar in the fields of biblical studies and the ancient Near East. He is the Academic Editor of Logos Bible Software. Mike earned the M.A. and Ph.D. in Hebrew Bible and Semitic Languages at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2004.

  • hk909

    While debunking "Ancient Aliens" is rather like taking candy from a baby, there are a couple points I'd like to make - not to try and salvage that show's "reputation" but simply to note certain ironies in the debunking process. In the portion focusing on Ancient Texts, the Biblical Ezekiel is shown to be referring to the throne of God and not alien spaceships. However, it should be noted that anyone who thinks he has seen God's throne has to be just a bit out of touch with reality - so it's impossible to claim that he could not have been describing a spaceship. In a word, he's not a credible witness, regardless how detailed his description. Also, while it's perfectly valid to explain what various texts have been understood by scholars to actually mean, such explanations do not absolutely rule out older sources on which the texts were based. Nothing noted in this documentary proves beyond a doubt that what we like to call "human civilization" only goes back as far as we can currently trace it. So, yes, there may still be some "wiggle room" for the Ancient Alien proponents.

  • Trinea

    For a lot of people Ancient Aliens is to much. Our society, globally, is not based on, facts,common sense... but on ideologies, which are unwilling to change, always was a big cirsis or technological developments responsible, that people changed they way of thinking to some degree. Ancient Aliens show indeed a lot of mystery, which this documentary does not explain, at the end, that one which was able to build the Pyramids, Pumapunku,...would not have any problems to build a modern house ...you cannot debunk this fact. You can ignore such facts, or face the reality that there are things in our history, which we currently expain with ignorance or with magical skills or with mental disorders, hallucinations,...

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/TYP5OKS25DEBXFVLTK5TZTC2PM Mookleong

    I respect someone trying to come up with show to convince others what they belief in . What presented can be skew facts or personal conviction that look and sound persuasive . Trying to debunk AA or to all other show is a lazy way out of human nature like robbing someone rich or kidnap some rich kid to demand ransom . Smart Christ White should spend time and effort to come up with theory and replicate the pyramid to show to the world . No more mystery and speculation no more . Thanks to smart one like Christ White that have an answer to all , to debunk but nothing to proof also but to debunk

  • Jack1952

    The "wiggle room" is exactly where the Ancient Alien proponents like to operate.

  • hk909

    In fact, there's a Season Four of the Ancient Alien franchise. And, yes, I pre-ordered it from Amazon. The shows are fun to watch; but even more so they always include fabulous photography of ancient sites. And since I love both ancient history and geography, listening to the drivel is an acceptable price to pay.

  • Jack1952

    Yours is a common sense approach to these programs. They do investigate fascinating historical sites that I might not know about otherwise. Unfortunately, they start onto the drivel too soon and too often disregard the realities of history. Those who know little about ancient history and whose first exposure to the subject is this type of pseudo history may actually think that this is the way it happened. Many find text book history boring but this virtual, video game history of aliens, levitation and the rest a great deal more exciting.

  • Joe Claymore

    I guess us silly apes are just to stupid to figure out how to move stones or build structures. Everything that civilization must be because of "alien" intervention. We're likes kids in a sandbox with nothing better to do than drool and smack the sand, so it's supposedly plausible that some intelligent creature must teach us how to create. The theory of this program and those that focus on aliens as human civilizations masters is just that, a theory. It sells and sells well. And shows like Coast to Coast AM and youtube and all these alien shows are mere tools in which to promote books and series and DVD sales. It's called the cult of conspiracy with these new evangelists selling snake oil.

  • http://www.facebook.com/gwayne.li Gwayne Li

    Ahahahah really? Wow what a bummer I didn't know ... :/

  • http://www.facebook.com/jmphelan John Martin Phelan

    It's rather sad that the History Channel funds the drivel of Giorgio Tsoukalos - who seems even too lazy to come up with this rubbish & prefers to instead disseminate the hogwash of others.By choosing to air such hogwash they undermine the veracity of their other programmes.

  • ANkosi

    I liked this Documentary ,it was very eye opening,except for the part on the Nephilim,as being the children of Angels and Human women,I disagree with that as it is contradicted in Matthew 22:30 for in the resurrection neither do men marry nor are women given in marriage,but are as angels in heaven. These are the words of Jesus according to Matthew,Angels do not marry ,they do not cohabit,but there is another answer,in the Holy Quran there are beings other than Angels and Human ,they are called Jinns,they are not visible to Humans until they materialize,and ,they are male and females,just as humans and they reproduce,unlike the Angels,some of them are good and some are evil.So what was mistakenly called sons of God in Genesis 6: 4 are evil Jinns, they are the ones who interbred with women and produced the Nephilim,and as stated not only in those days, but also later,To make a long point short,the evil Jinns are bent on deception,and all those other Ancient stories about people seeing UFOs are not about extraterrestrials but evil Jinns coming from another dimension close to Earth and not from any planet in outer space,also the present day UFOs which are not man made and operate irrationally are from the evil Jinns,more on this at another time. Nkosi

  • http://www.facebook.com/james.maxie.54 James Maxie

    i new those guys were fakes but i had no idea im pausing a googling as i go lmao u fellas did humankind a favor here i hope this vid gets spread far and wide

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=897590242 Simon Yarwood

    well that was a good doc but really he says he covers everything but he does not. for every real story there will always be people who try to debunked things this is a fake lie and this guy should really think his life over. weather we are alone now or back then still does not answer how some thing were made. or how they still stand now this is a shame that people decided to stick there heads in the sand and think that its just us out there. next he will come out with another fake moon landing story!!

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Allan-Young/1346444201 Allan Young

    Am I the only one who realizes that the pyramids ARE NOT these magical wondrous mysterious monuments but rather absolute stupid BS?

    Think about it for a second, think about the planning, the labour, the resources, the accumulative efforts that went into creating these. That's all VERY impressive, but it is undermined by the fact that THE PYRAMIDS DON'T DO ANYTHING! THEY DO NOT SERVE A PRACTICAL PURPOSE.

    They are nothing more than a symbol of mans savagery. 10's of thousands were forced to build that, the nation almost went broke, and for what? FOR NOTHING! It should be looked at as a HUGE embarrassment rather than an accomplishment. It's literally just a giant stone block.

    Think of what an ancient culture could have done to advance the world with an effort like that, but instead, they use it to build a giant tomb that lines up with a star. IT REEKS OF EARLY MANS NAIVETY.

    If that was made by aliens, then they are some dumb ass mutherfukin aliens.

  • http://www.facebook.com/zaelu Bogdan 'zaelu' Ghica

    I think this doc is trying to answer a wrong question. Is not who build that ancient thing... is why?

    What aliens? Screw them...

    Big construction in our society (we use this as a starting point) are build for what? besides shopping malls and business centers... they are industrial and power plants.

    5 000 years from now some will ask who build one big river dam. Some fools will say... aliens did it. Some will debunk that and feel proud about it.

    Silly...

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100003171545943 Robert Bouchard

    Chris should watch Zeitgeist. The Bible is by far the olderst and most prolific lie ever told. PEOPLE ARE JUST DUMB!!!

  • christopher whitton

    Jinn you say, well the creature i saw had a craft. but it was a shapeshifter, Either appears as a black cat or large black wolf or dog. But its true form is a pale faceless humanoid that prefers to crawl on all fours. had a sort of roundish head it looked really weird.

    They like to scare people, or test them im not sure. It did a bunch of things that didn't make sense. Before we saw the cat we heard 1920-30s music blaring at around 11 PM at night from a house for several minutes. it started skipping and thats when i saw the cat. Running in between pitch black car ports. I saw its craft fly over a street light in plain view. Thats when me and my friend relized that wasin't a weird black cat, Wasin't a cat at all. We saw it farther up the road, as a long black cat crossing the road, i saw a white light there.. i don't even think theres a street light there. But i thought it was a florecent white street light. I saw the creature meld into a black blur then i saw a pale hand crawl out and it kind of like.. crawled out it was weird. or looked like it.

    it was looking at the ground, crouched. my friend yells WTF and it looks at us and i just get this high intense energizing feeling coat my skin and penitrate into me forcing feelings into me that were not my own. I can't describe a fear more intense. Death does not even come close. It projected this feeling of complete terror and dread. i had my hand gripped to the railing paralyzed. Suddenly i felt a warm sensation wash over me. Then an overwhelming reassurance of safety. then A harsh threat that if i went over there i wouldn't be okay. Then the thing crawled into an alley way. i felt completely safe on that belcony. but not off of it. My friend starts flipping out screaming t me that that things gunna screw us up. we were watching both sides of the street until we heard a baby scream followed by a Shhhhh shhhhhh shhhhh shhhhhh shhhhh shhhhh shhhhhh with a razor slicing noise and a high itch humming got louder and louder. the wind picked up and i had to hold the hair out of my eyes. my friend runs for the door so i follow him. we go upstairs. staight to the windows and crouch listening to it fade away to a distance. we argued over if it took the baby or not. but it did. during that argument we noticed the time on the clock had not changed. so we counted.. u to 78 before we stopped . it brought it back at 3 am. appeared as a black dog on the road at 3:15 am, walked along the curb of the houses on the left side. stared right at me well i was staring at it with binoculars. then hides half its body behind a garbage bin. THEN DISAPPEARS im looking around in my binoculars thinking what the f***. I hear my friend back up against the wall huddled in the feedle position saying it teleported man it teleported. I pull down the binoculars and i see it standing 10 ft up the road facing the other direction directly under light. A pure pitch black wolf with no eyes. I stared at it for a solid 15 seconds as it did to me with binoculars.... until my friend pulled the blinds.

    Not sure how much i can type. But everything iv said is true..

  • Patondrium

    Perhaps you should ask yourself why an entire nation of people with brains every bit as smart as yours (probably in the case of the architects, substantially smarter) would spend so much effort to build something if it served no practical purpose?
    It makes more sense that there WAS a purpose, a very important one. And we should be trying to figure out what the purpose was instead of saying its a tomb and closing the book on it. a tomb? really? The pharaoh who's supposed tomb this was, doesnt even have his name on the thing. People are buried in the Acropolis (greece) but that doesnt mean its a tomb.
    That explination REEKS OF MODERN MANS ARROGANCE and a propensity to assume that any culture other than yours is stupid and primitive.

  • Devon Griffiths

    The pyramids do serve a purpose - they are meant to awe and impress. It was a propaganda effort intended to showcase the power of the Pharoah. There was no television, no radio at this time ... but the pyramids loom over whole cities, such that at all times, the inhabitants lived in the shadow of this demonstration of power. It made the Pharoah's power blatantly obvious, in every moment of their lives.

    They fulfilled this function very well - even today, the things stupefy the pyramidiots into paroxysms of outrageous superstition. They're still functioning!

  • j_One_kRuZ

    Yeah and they will also find evidence of industrial technology that
    was used to build these dams and if (the big "if") all the historical documents disappeared regarding this technology stating that we developed these ourselves, then people 5,000 years from now may assume that aliens brought these things here ...

    In contrast the only technology we, today, could find from our 5,000 years ago are primitive stone cutting tools. With this in mind I wonder how many man-hours it took to build one pyramid? It must have taken a long time and thousands of workers just to build a tomb. Not to mention the nightmare logistics of caring and feeding thousands of these workers and providing them with food and shelter as they labor long hours under the hot sun, tsk, tsk, tsk ...

  • j_One_kRuZ

    I wonder how many man-hours it took to build one pyramid? It must have taken a long time and thousands of workers just to build a tomb, considering the stone cutting tools technology that was the only thing available back then. Not to mention the nightmare logistics of caring and feeding thousands of these workers and providing them with food and shelter as they labor long hours under the hot sun, tsk, tsk, tsk ...

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100003083606500 Germanicus Keith

    Clearly Chris White, the know it all skeptic with a working knowledge of everything, and is a man of great arrogance. He simply can not answer the fundamental question of "Who are you"! I'm willing to bet Chris was born under a rock literally.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=585100833 MinErn Chuah

    Actually along your line of thought, one can think of the pyramids (or any significant manmade Wonder) as a way of making a mark in existence. It's like a more elegant and impressive way of saying, "we were here". Besides, it's not like they had anything better to do back then with the limited technology. It's not like they ever had a chance to discover immortality. Doesn't mean they didn't try. Might as well build something awesome.

  • Manuel Vallejo

    its funny how this guy knows all the answers to how ancient structures were made but no one can rebuild any of this structures with modern tools. you think government wouldn't love to replicate them? look around they been trying all along but cant. perhaps they should hire this id**t LOL

  • Manuel Vallejo

    on this guys theory of pacal he claims that the scholars believe? "scholars" the same scholars claiming that the world was gonna end on 12/21/2012 according to the Mayas. PLEASE!!!!

  • http://www.facebook.com/AaronKKalat Aaron K' Kalat

    The only people that said the world was going to end are people that stand to gain from that notion. Follow the money. The Mayans never said anything about the world ending on 12/21/12, this was a misrepresentation not by legit scholars but by companies paying a "scholar" to back up an idea that could create a couple years worth of shows, lectures, and documentaries on the (non)issue. Always consider the source. The same people brought you Y2K and made millions.

  • http://www.facebook.com/tracy.moore.7739 Tracy Moore

    I really like how open minded this guy is. I've always been intrigued by the ancient alien idea. Aliens in general. But I know how to taper that with realism. I watch ancient aliens, I've always thought it was silly and hyperbolic. But the extent to which they have outright lied blows me away. It's exceptionally cool to see a skeptic who doesn't dismiss everything, who admits the peculiarities of some things. Such as the Nephilim. Good doc.

  • Sy2502

    Plenty of gullible people out there ready to be swindled by quacks. All the information in the video is publicly available but few actually bother to confront their pet beliefs with cold hard facts. And even when you show them the facts, they'll brush them off because they don't understand that a fact will always carry more weight than a fanciful theory. America is behind most industrialized countries in the number of people who take up Science degrees. Is it a coincidence then that so many Americans don't even know how to use critical thinking and the scientific method when confronted by some outlandish theory, and think that whether it "feels" right, or catches their fancy is enough to make it true or false?

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_LK6B2HGMK4EHZ6YJ3I6WFKY77U DigiWongaDude

    @Sy2502, indeed it's a problem. All the more surprising then, when the americans chose to deal with this epidemic with the unprecedented removal of the word gullible from the latest dictionaries in 2010, as never truly being a valid word.

  • Steven Montesanti

    WoW! History Channel MUST broadcast your programs if History Channel is to have any credibility in the future. I know of so many very young people that have bought what they are selling "hook, line and sinker". Their series is a disgrace. Those clowns hosting those shows should be ashamed of themselves.

  • Sy2502

    Ah the spelling police is out and about. People who don't have anything to add to the conversation but get their jollies from correcting other people. You should try this thing called "contributing to the conversation" sometimes, who knows, you may even like it.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_LK6B2HGMK4EHZ6YJ3I6WFKY77U DigiWongaDude

    @ Sy2502 you spelt it correctly, but missed the point...work it out and you'll see I liked your comment and was backing you up.

  • Sy2502

    I didn't see your edit, indeed it now makes more sense. English isn't my first language and I do in fact make the occasional spelling error. It also irks me when some pounce on it, as I am the one making the effort to write in their language. Apologies for the misunderstanding.

  • sknb

    Bravo! Bravo! Yay Chris White! Fantastic! Thank you!

  • Zoek Gigant

    tell me please what are humans? and are we the only smart species?
    look how manny stars and planets that are out there? you really think we are alone?..... common!!! how short minded is that !! there are manny ancient clues and hints left behind waiting for us to solve. wall drawins , buidling , scripts, star knowledge . thats all a big mystery for us. just tell me how it could be done and dont just tell me that it are not aliens . dont you think god is allso kind of a alien?
    hes not from here and he is not a human allso..... so what is he to us then......

  • Zoek Gigant

    you are so right! I share those thoughts!!!

  • Zoek Gigant

    please tell me how they build it. I dont know and cant find it on the net. and some details please...

  • Jack1952

    Never once said that there couldn't be life on other planets. As a matter of fact it is quite likely. Doesn't mean they've been here. A lot of the drawings, buildings and star knowledge could easily have explanations that have nothing to do with aliens. We know people have existed on this planet. We have no physical evidence that aliens have been here. So of the two, it is likely that it was people that made those things and not aliens. The most likely answer is usually the correct one.

    Millions of people believe in God and have neither seen him or heard him speak in real flesh and blood terms. In other words they believe without reason except that is what they believe. Belief does not equal fact. All the believing in the world doesn't prove it true. Proof is actual physical evidence. Just does not exist.

    I have no idea why people insist that ancient people were too ignorant and dullwitted to build the things of the past. Maybe these were smart people with great capabilities. Why can't we just say "Job well done"? There is not one artefact found in any archaeological site that was made from material that ancient people could not have made. No plastic gizmos, no weird doodads made of unknown metallic compounds, only normal human artefacts made of things that human ancients used everyday.

  • Ruben Ettema

    I see that a lot of facts have been used that are not true, which makes the whole statement of the ancient alien theory look like a scam. But what bothers me is that some parts of the theory might be true and confront us with questions we can't answer. For example: why is the geografical location of the Pyramids so darn precise?

    Sometimes you just have to open your mind for the most absurd thing you can think of and that perhaps.. what we are being told by the people in power, is just a coverup of what really lies out there..

  • katchan64

    If you are referring to the idea that the pyramids of Giza align perfectly with the stars of Orion's belt, I'm sorry to say that you've been lied to about that too. They don't align exactly with Orion's belt, not today, not tomorrow, not when they were built, and not ever. The originators of this myth, Robert Bauval, Adrian Gilbert, and Graham Hancock (who, BTW, are neither Egyptologists nor astronomers, but writers) can't deny that and so they instead claim that the pyramids aligned with the stars in Orion's belt as they appeared 12,500 years ago -- 8,000 years before the pyramids were built!!! "Pick a rock, any rock, it must align with something." The truth is that the pyramids of Giza don't even align exactly with Orion's belt as it was 12,500 years ago, but the angle is off by several degrees. Now, it's possible that three monuments in a row could conceivably have been meant to represent Orion's belt, but even if that is the case, there is clearly no alignment here "so darn precise" that space aliens, knowledge of space travel, or anything supernatural was necessary. If you would like to learn more about how you've been lied to, watch the BBC Horizon episode Atlantis Reborn. Also check out what Ed Krupp (who is a real astronomer) and Zahi Hawass (who is a real Egyptologist) have to say about the matter.

    Sometimes you just have to open your mind to science and that what we are being told by people who are trying to profit off of their fanciful books is just a cover-up of what really lies out there... the truth. The truth that people who lived only a few thousand years ago were perfectly capable of shaping rocks and stacking them on top of each other. There are plenty of wondrous mysteries in the world that confront us with questions that we can't answer yet. The pyramids just aren't one of them. And explaining those mysteries with space aliens is just an easy and lazy answer that requires no critical thinking. Try science. Real science. Not pseudoscience which only serves to sell books and make money for people who have no scientific or scholarly credentials.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/YOQU3UFU2QR6LFKKSEGA22NE5Q Pffft

    Yeah... we demand more Ice Road Truckers! :|

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/ZVSDTIMP45SMXUOLBJGCYSXZZA saju

    now i am erasing ancient aliens from my brain;;;;;;;;;;;

  • Roman Kalyuta

    To me, BECAUSE this guy put together a 3 hour video "debunking" the ancient astronaut theory/or ancient aliens' theories dealing with the AAT, doesn't mean anything. Ancient Aliens isn't the first place where this concept was brought up. The guy obviously has his own beliefs and is just butthurt because someone else believes otherwise. I know there are people out there that, because the show is on History automatically assume it all to be true (which is silly). This video, in my honest opinion just shows a person who is desperate to have others believe HIS theory. There are things in this world that are not explainable by simply saying humans did it, without giving any evidence. In contrast there are def. things I don't believe in when it comes to the AAT. However things like the nazca lines and geometric carving found in caves that look like they were cut by a laser.....you can't just say humans did it without providing evidence and once again the ancient astronaut theory also can't just say aliens did it without proper evidence but when we know the technology around the time periods that these things were created would not allow those things, it definitely makes you think. I'm honestly split 50/50 on both so don't take me for a person that believes EVERYTHING ancient aliens/or normal history has to say. They can make compelling arguments even if their theories are a little too sci-fi sometimes. Also the dude with the hair needs to cut down on his products....starting to look like an alien himself.

  • http://www.facebook.com/chase.j.wigmore Chase James Wigmore

    The first hour is devoted to showing how everything was extremely possible in each location in each time period. It also showed how they lied to us. I remember watching UFO Hunters for 2 minutes, to watch the guy deliberately misquote a physicist he had just talked to on screen. I looked up the b*stard and realized he was a bargain bin author on a wide range of "mystery" topics from bigfoot to roswell. These people are liars trying to make a dollar of our honest curiosity. There is little doubt in my mind that there is intelligent life in the universe that is not ours, to think otherwise would be arrogant. These sensationalist "infotainers" are ruining our honest pursuit and blatantly directing us down a path of misinformation.

  • thor666ster

    Hey kids!! Carl Munck will explain everything

  • http://www.facebook.com/alexander.bauer.5 Alexander Bauer

    another bunch of idiots getting conned by a stupid christian? ya i think so. jesus christ, will people ever learn from the past? you NEVER trust a christian (or anyone else in a cult like muslims, jews, etc)

  • http://www.facebook.com/alexander.bauer.5 Alexander Bauer

    "i don't believe in aliens but i believe in the bible!" that's the biggest "derp" of all time.

  • zombiecrom

    Couldn't agree more. However, the History Channel is accomplishing exactly what they want – ratings! Channels like any other business go through growth stages. When their products (programs in this case) become stagnate, they must find ways to reinvent themselves to attract viewers and sell advertising. The AA series accomplishes this very well. The series attracts the “want to believe” viewers and viewers who just like to watch for the entertainment value or viewers that want to argue with the TV. They've exhausted the WW2 documentaries and other once popular history docs and sold out to the pseudoscience/paranormal /reality BS. I think the show is outlandish but, being a product of the Star Trek/Wars generation I was hooked. Mission accomplished. It’s stupid but it’s fun. Enjoy.

  • Angry_Alumni

    Admittedly, AA theory is based mostly on flawed reasoning, but I just don't understand why Chris White claims to be presenting an unbiased take on the subject when he blatantly approaches it from a religious perspective- he's a newborn evangelical Christian!! He criticizes AA theorists for being "deceptive," when his opening statements are very misleading: "I have no personal reasons to reject this theory...my current worldview could easily accomodate the existence of ET's." Of course a religiously-minded individual will refute AA claims which often attempt to replace divine, God-oriented explanations for ones which instead involve ET's. So why is it more plausible that Ezekiel's description of God's "throne" represents 4-faced animal-angels than a space-craft? They're both personal interpretations of ancient writings that are influenced by the individual's worldview.
    So infuriating!!!!!!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/JDBEPQNBO5R2E2JUF27NARQPXE harry

    what next debunking the debunker? surely its all a matter of interpretation or reinterpretation or misinterpretation no one but no one can be 100% certain of the facts appertaining to history even witnesses of modern day events can disagree about what they have seen, in accidents for example. i think it is best to keep an open mind and enjoy the entertainment that these docs present

  • WTC7

    You won't find it on the internet because there is no universally accepted scientific theory on how they were built.

  • WTC7

    The originator of this idea is Robert Bouval and he doesn't believe in the alien involvement in the construction of the Cheops pyramid. He argues, as well as Graham Hancock, that there was a developed HUMAN civilization before the last ice age and that the knowledge used in building the Cheops pyramid comes from that culture.

  • katchan64

    Thank you for clarifying that. I was aware of that, but I can see now how my post might have implied that Bauval believed in the ancient astronaut theory when, as you pointed out, he did not. I was focused on responding to Ruben Ettema's conclusion that the alignment of the pyramids pointed to extraterrestrial involvement and neglected to mention that Bauval and company never made those claims themselves. I'm sorry if this confused any readers.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=598884982 Kyle McAteer

    Ancient Aliens has always been ridiculously far fetched, laughable and slightly thought provoking at best. I believe there is other intelligent life out there, I really do, anyone else who thinks other wise is an ignorant, big headed twit.

    I'll admit I didn't know alot of the origins of some of these points this documentary just made, and sort of took the ancient astronaut theory as status quo. I was happy that this documentary was made as it has taught me alot and put some real logical explanations accross to us. Not the absurd BS coming out of these 2 cracker-jacks mouths, but I suppose when you repeat a lie for so long, you believe in the lie yourself.

    However the narrator of this film Is quite obviously a god fearing christian. And no matter how he tries to innovertly discuise it, his beliefs obviously influence alot of what he's set out to do in this programme. So already what we have is a sort of biased view, like AA, just on the other end of the spectrum. Now i'm not going to sit here and ramble on about how I think christianity is wrong and have no more evidence to back up their claims then these cookes. I simply 'believe in the belief'.

    As what was quite rightly said in this programme, all ancient writings from the first civilizations all boil down to one event in time which was the Great flood also the creation of these so called nephilim spieces, and so on. What do we make of all this? Accident or design, could it have been divine intervention or something else? I'll be interested to hear everyones views on this matter.

  • Petar Vitanovich

    To you and the person below, this show is not stupid, you people are just too used to history being one side of the story, but in reality, history is molded by the "victors" or the "power". In a world driven by power Zionists who control all our economic sectors through the guise of "Keynesian Economics", it is easy for you to dismiss knowledge, such as AA tries to explain it's origin, since the Zionists in control of the economy, inenvertantly control the media, and governments which feed you their version of history/science through these multi-national corporations which own the likes of, MSNBC/Fox News/CNN. I am not forcing AA theory on nobody, all I am saying is that an open mind should be our first priority in life. And when using the term Zionists, I am not referring to Jews. I am referring to the radical off-branch of Judaism, which is called Zionism, which believes that the power of God is attained through the current mechanism of control of the people, which has been money since around 2500 years ago, which is when certian families such as the Rothchild's were beginning to start their monopoly empire

  • https://twitter.com/Corinne_______ Corinne McConnell

    Peter, I watched the entire AA series with my little brother and you can't fault me for not having an "open mind" on the subject- I really did want to find some empirical evidence to support their ideas. I'm not implying that the show is "stupid" at all. Personally, I'm just not convinced based on my own research. Debates like this will always rage on and who can ever say they've found the ultimate, objective truth on the subject- Belief is Subjective

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=598884982 Kyle McAteer

    Yeah the zionists control the power and the free masons the illuminati who just want to suppress our spirits warp our minds with HAARP technology and hide the fact their all reptilians from another dimension blah blah blah. I've heared it all before peter, and its insane. I'm well aware the world is run by fat greedy sociapaths, who want more for themselves and less for everybody else. But nobody is trying to suppress this information as their is no information there... Get your head out of these new age documentarys Peter, their just taking what alot of us already know and twisting it to suit their own way of thinking. There as idiotic and deluded as the two people running AA. As for the programme itself it brings fourth no veasable evidence what so ever to their claims.. And yes I am a massive believer of life on other planets, they havn't any particular interest in us and if they did, we would definatly all know about it. I'm sorry Peter

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=726118518 Timothy Urbach

    loved it, I have always avoided "ancient aliens" like plague, I just don't believe in aliens of any kind, but this film was excellent we need more people like you who just tell the truth.

  • http://twitter.com/RayCasbah Ray Casbah

    Who the hell is Chris White and why upload a 3 hour nonsense on youtube?

  • http://twitter.com/RayCasbah Ray Casbah

    There is zero irrefutable proof that ancient pharos and their slaves built the pyramids. Not with the tools available at that period! Some unknown entity or power helped in the process. Been to Egypt and seen the Giza pyramids. Let me tell you, unless the ancients had access to invisible super cranes and hydraulic lifts, it ain't happening my man!

  • octavio

    What?... This video only tries (and does) explain the truth behind the "facts" mention in the acncient aliens series. We can see that every civilization expresses its constant battle for understanding the world in its culture. And I dont see any prove for any sort of alien aid of any kind.
    Context people .. context!

  • octavio

    why wait? Just imagine it ! ... you dont need to prove anything anyway. maybe you can write a book from it.

  • octavio

    Agree! and believing is not history

  • octavio

    Shouldnt we be discussing how amazing and ingenious these cultures were?. Put everything in perspective, those poeple designing piramids back in the day are just as smart and ingenious as those scientist working everyday in projects such as the LHC.

  • StillRV

    Did you watch the documentary? Part one , section two, perhaps? Yeah There is evidence and there is proof. You are just as guilty of denying the works of intelligent and hard working men as the theists you mock. (real edgy that.) The only difference between you and the theist is the nature of your imaginary super buddy. Theirs have halos yours have flying saucers.

  • StillRV

    If her stance is one of the typical online free thinker than I would assume she feels that the makers of "Debunked" are shills and if Ancient aliens has drawn the attention of the shills it acts counter to their plan in her enlightened mind. One can find the same mental process in history where a priest (who up until three months ago was a Shepard who enjoyed sneaking about with his land lords daughter) Would claim that evidence against his theory that red headed women are devils are the lies of those enslaved by that land lords redheaded daughters satanic lust. Thus proof of her power and evidence supporting the priest himself.

  • StillRV

    It is part of the law of Contrarian = Educated paraded by modern online pseudo intellectuals. It uses post modern dialogue to defend beliefs and ideas which amount to little more than (it is not what my parents and their parents believed, and since those people are jerks IMO, it must be true)

    Sadly AA like much other modern theory comes from this same juvenile mentality.

  • 000

    Ray Casbah

    Ray ray ray ray ray, so you have been to Egypt and seen the pyramids, does this give you a deeper understanding of the construction methods used?
    Search YouTube "Man Moves Huge Blocks" to check out what one man can achieve, let alone one of the great civilisations.

  • Jack1952

    Although there is proof that Egyptians built the pyramids (ruins of workforce living quarters and cemeteries nearby, ancient pictures of workers pulling huge statues, the Rhind Papyrus, the existence of Egyptians) why would you use aliens has the default? (No alien artefacts, no illustrations of alien building equipment, no proof of existence of aliens in Egypt....)

    It looks like a tough job so it must have been aliens? That is the logic of a twelve year old. What possible reason would an alien culture have to travel light years across the galaxy, build a structure out of stone and then leave without explanation either for their leaving or the purpose of the construction. A lot of wasted energy with no apparent reason. The coded messages theory makes no sense either. Why not just tell us what they have to say? Especially if its so important that they have to build these huge structures to code their vague messages in.

  • http://www.topdocumentaryfilms.com Epicurus

    lol thanks.

    and good to see you are still around.

  • StillRV

    I remain in the shadows . I usually just laugh now though. Good to see you as well.

  • Rigel Orionis

    Evenhanded...here? Lies can be deceptively evenhanded to appear true...guess that's enough to convince the likes of you.

  • http://www.facebook.com/dick.hurts.549 Dick Hurts

    there you said it.... (its all a big mystery to us )
    doesnt mean aliens built it lol i like the show for a few reasons 1 being that guys crazy hair .
    but mostlly it brings up questions ,makes(some) people think .and with that maybe some one will have valid ideas of the hows and why's.
    but if you think people couldnt build pyramids ? then you dont know humans at all .were stuburn cross that with religous beleif and ***shazam! lol problem is everythings done for most of us now a day and were soft and weak ! (you should see how they plowed a feild before tractors , beleive me aliens didnt do it for em lol)
    still hoping some one see's the episode with those H shaped blocks in like ?peru ? and figures out what it was ?
    as for life on other planets may or may not be ? problem with beliefs is it forces you to bend fact to yours.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=528956873 Diana Lynn Langton

    You have to love these guys... all stiff lipped scientists while our country is dragged into the Dark Ages Ver. 2 by mythology... it would be funny... if it weren't true. Put some of your righteous indignation at the evangelicals and get them out of government... then you will; actually be doing something to assist the assent of Man instead of mucking around in the dust under your furniture.

  • Mika

    My point too. Ancient aliens series denigrates the humanity as a whole and is based on the premisses that a man is not capable of any remarkable deeds and possesses absolutely no imagination. One doesn't have to go far to see how wrong this postulate is.

  • Mika

    You are my hero, lol!

  • enrious

    Will you pay for them? We can make them today, using old or new tools/techniques, but why? The specific needs they had to make them aren't needs we share. Instead we build skyscrapers, dams, and stadiums.

    It is exceedingly ignorant to be shown how to make something and then say it can't be done because we don't know how to make that something.

    Read a book.

  • leedaltez

    If you guys are interested in Aliens then go on YouTube and type Robert Dean UFO...look for a vid with a blue or yellowish background. It is not in parts, about an hour and a bit long. For the 'aliens don't exist end of story' people out there I think you will find yourself spending a bit of time looking for more information after what Robert Dean has to show you! Also, Michael Tsarion but I warn you, he is not for ANYONE who cannot handle their reality/conscientious challenged.

  • http://profiles.google.com/alienstarship onefeather

    Well said..It seems you are one of the few who can look at both sides and find how they misquote alot and take things out of context.

  • http://www.facebook.com/brian.gilstrap.12 Brian Gilstrap

    This guy is a joke. He offers no viable solution to anything he has debunked. Especially when AA talks about the 800 to 1200 ton stones and this guy says, they are not 1200 tons they are 800. No crap they said 800 to 1200, besides we can't weigh them so how the heck can you be precise.

  • Ray Lopez

    More misinformation from a religious fanatic. I've met his kind and they can not be told anything. It's his religious arrogance and I'm sorry his his own ego centric desire for any kind of attention. He didn't debunk anything. People open your eye's please. His kind has been running the show for quite sometime and has us at the brink of total annihilation. Just look at the world today?

  • Ray Lopez

    Christians most of these hard headed types are evil period.Organized religion will destroy this world if lead to continue.

  • Michael Herrholz

    It is not necessary to provide an alternative to show that a hypothesis can not be true. The only thing needed is proof of its invalidity, so that it can be ruled out.

  • Petra

    Well done. I really enjoyed this video. But based on the comments below, I guess some people need to live in illusions. That´s an interesting psychological phenomenon, which proves that no matter how developed science is and how many learned scholars refute those myths, people will always be hooked up on superstitions and belief in the mysterious powers, and give their trust blindly to charismatic leaders who tell them what they need to hear. Sure, there are plenty of phenomena yet to explore, but we have to remain sceptical. Thank you for uploading this documentary.

  • Guy

    thank you so much for this tip !!!

  • Marcus Ritchie

    it is interesting. but both ancient aliens and chris white are basing their theories on their opinions. that's all it is. even the bible says there will be things on this world that we'll never understand. I watch AA BECAUSE its interesting. that's why I watched this movie. we all need to keep an open mind. we'll just have to wait and see if anyone shows up first. before we die that is.