By Debbora Battaglia,Christopher F. Roth,David Samuels,Susan Lepselter
Drawing on social technological know-how, technological know-how stories, linguistics, renowned and expressive tradition, and social and highbrow historical past, the writers of E.T. Culture unsettle the bounds of technological know-how, magic, and faith in addition to these of technological and human business enterprise. they think about the ways in which victims of “unmarked” ailments resembling persistent Fatigue Syndrome come to believe alien to either the “healthy” global and the scientific group incapable of treating them; the improvement of alien languages like Klingon; makes an attempt to formulate a communications technology—such as that created for the spaceship Voyager—that will succeed in alien beings; the pilgrimage spirit of unidentified flying object seekers; the out-of-time reports of Nobel scientists; the embody of the alien inside jap animation and fan tradition; and the actual spirituality of the Raëlian spiritual network.
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E.T. Culture: Anthropology in Outerspaces by Debbora Battaglia,Christopher F. Roth,David Samuels,Susan Lepselter