The 12th Planet Themes

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Throughout Sitchin's book, he uses mythology as evidence for his findings. The stories that he references are tales passed down over many generations, with many variations and changes in casts of characters. They are also subject to many different interpretations as well as translations from the original languages. In many manuscripts, sections are missing or illegible. Still, Sitchin chooses versions of tales and places his own interpretation on them. Though he refers to the stories as being factual accounts, he reinterprets named gods given human actions as literal planets following physical forces. Sumerian myths are ancient and therefore the most incomplete and little-known, leaving them open for Sitchin's interpretation and reconstruction.

While Sitchin interprets one myth's gods as the solar system planets, he interprets others as Nefilim. He hones in on specific words and gives them his own interpretation. What others see as "reputation" or "name...

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