Since it's Easter, I'm not really in the mood to spend too much time on ancient astronauts today. Instead, let me recommend a classic Skeptical Inquirer article debunking a 1974 claim that an ancient Chinese inscription documented space travel in Bronze Age China. Here's the key lines:
Be sure to read the whole piece to see just how slipshod the scholarship at the April 1974 meeting of the Ancient Astronaut Society was. Things have not improved since then.
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