John Anthony West: Pioneer of Ancient Civilization Theories Passes Away
John Anthony West was not a man interested in legacy or fame. Like many of his peers, he dedicated his life to the pursuit of uncovering hidden truths, sparking a flame to our collective story where historians and scientists had turned a blind eye.
For 40 years, his perseverance led to ground-breaking discoveries, including the controversial claim regarding the Sphinx’s ancient origins (Sphinx water erosion theory), which was presented in the award-winning documentary Mystery of the Sphinx. His radical fearlessness in the face of criticism also led to the popularization of Klaus Schmidt’s work, exposing the oldest religious site known to man, Göbekli Tepe. West referred to this discovery as, “the ‘smoking gun’ against which orthodox academics have no defense.”
West was unapologetic in his efforts and paved the way for generations of seekers to participate in changing the course of history, regardless of the credentials or degrees that follow one’s name. A true pioneer, his work lives on through those impacted by the knowledge he brought forth, such as Robert Shoch, whose research and contributions were instrumental to the awareness and progression of West’s work.
Watch Gaia’s last interview with John Anthony West below:
THE SACRED SCIENCE OF ANCIENT EGYPT
Is Ezekiel's Vision of the Wheel Evidence of UFOs in the Bible?
Of the many accounts in the Bible of strange happenings and otherworldly occurrences, the story of Ezekiel is one of the more fascinating, especially when looked at through the lens of modern technology. When biblical texts are interpreted through this perspective in general, an interesting picture emerges of the possibility that our ancient ancestors were actually visited by an advanced race, rather than gods.
This idea, known as the ancient astronaut theory, sees Ezekiel’s “vision” of the Merkabah, or wheeled chariot, as more likely to be a spaceship or space shuttle used by an advanced species to reach out to humans.
Erich von Däniken is one of the biggest proponents of this theory, providing a very compelling argument for an alternative interpretation of the Book of Ezekiel. So, compelling that his theory even reversed the entire thesis of a NASA scientist’s book aimed at disproving his claim.