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The 12th Planet Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 5, The Nefilim: People of the Fiery Rockets Summary

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Chapter 5, The Nefilim: People of the Fiery Rockets Summary and Analysis

Sitchin emphasizes that the gods had flight, often depicted with wings. Ishtar, in particular, traveled far. Sitchin, using Inanna's description of preparing to journey to the underworld and the attire of a statue, proposes that the gods wore helmets, earphones, straps, and other gear for travel as astronauts and fliers. Sitchin also proposes that biblical angels were basically airmen, recognizable by their uniforms and weapons. In Sumerian artifacts, he sees goggles, weapons, and earphone, a stretch at least.

Sitchin identifies the term "me," referring to divine objects, as meaning flight gear. Using the story of Jacob's ladder, he infers a hovering spacecraft. He recounts Elijah being lifted to Heaven in a whirlwind and Ezekiel seeing God in a chariot, which Sitchin suggests was some sort of helicopter. Temples were landing pads...

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