Readers will know that I’ve long thought the ancient astronaut theory is tinged with racist thinking. (Think about it — the AA theory says Egyptians and various South American civilizations couldn’t possibly have built their pyramids and temples — they needed alien help — and that’s just the most obvious bias).

I direct readers to the following article to demonstrate I’m not alone:

“Leading Expert on UFOs” Nick Pope: Ancient Astronaut Theory “Borderline Racist”

The author of the article is Jason Colavito. As the title makes clear, he’s directing attention to some comments on this topic by Nick Pope, a familiar name to those into ufology.