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304 Pages | 8 illustrations

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190692889

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American Cosmic

UFOs, Religion, Technology

Diana Walsh Pasulka

  • Examines the mechanisms that foster belief in intelligent extraterrestrial life
  • Based on a six-year, immersive study of communities of UFO believers, including Silicon Valley entrepreneurs and scientists
  • Argues that TV shows and movies have become a means of answering questions formerly answered by traditional religions