The 12th Planet - Chapter 7, The Epic of Creation Summary & Analysis

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Sitchin cites a seal showing eleven circles around a rayed sun as evidence of a solar system with ten planets plus Earth's moon. It shows an extra planet between Mars and Jupiter, the Nefilim planet, according to Sitchin. Sitchin defends the inclusion of Earth's moon in the model, describing the moon as developing separately as its own planet and being bombarded by asteroids during a cosmic event. Sitchin then discusses Pluto, with its erratic orbit, which crosses Neptune's orbit. He claims Sumerian texts describe Pluto as a moon that escaped its planet's orbit. He also mentions the asteroid belt, concluding "beyond a doubt" that it is the debris of a destroyed planet.

Sitchin relates the Genesis creation story to a Babylonian creation story on seven tablets. Taking the story as literal, he interprets it as a retelling...

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