Bridget Brown's They Know Us Better Than We Know Ourselves: The History and PDF

By Bridget Brown

Since its emergence within the Sixties, trust in alien abduction has saturated pop culture, with the ever present snapshot of the almond eyed alien showing on every little thing from bumper stickers to bars of cleaning soap. Drawing on interviews with alleged abductees from the recent York zone, Bridget Brown indicates a brand new means for individuals to contemplate the alien phenomenon, one who is anxious now not with constructing even if extraterrestrial beings really exist, yet with knowing what trust in extraterrestrial beings in the US may well let us know approximately our altering knowing of ourselves and our position within the world.They recognize Us larger Than we all know Ourselves appears at how the idea in abduction through extraterrestrials is constituted by way of and during well known discourse and the photographs supplied by way of print, movie, and tv. Brown contends that the kidnapping phenomenon is symptomatic of a interval within which humans have come to consider more and more divested of the power to grasp what's genuine or actual approximately themselves and the area during which they reside. The alien abduction phenomenon is helping us take into consideration how those who think disregarded create their very own tales and model truths that sq. with their very own event of the realm.

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