They Know Us Better Than We Know Ourselves: The History and by Bridget Brown

By Bridget Brown

Since its emergence within the Nineteen Sixties, trust in alien abduction has saturated pop culture, with the ever present photo of the almond-eyed alien showing on every thing from bumper stickers to bars of cleaning soap. Drawing on interviews with alleged abductees from the recent York sector, Bridget Brown indicates a brand new manner for individuals to consider the alien phenomenon, one who is anxious now not with developing no matter if extraterrestrial beings truly exist, yet with realizing what trust in extraterrestrial beings in the United States might 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 assumption in abduction by means of extraterrestrials is constituted through and during well known discourse and the pictures supplied by means 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 understand what's genuine or real approximately themselves and the realm during which they dwell. The alien abduction phenomenon is helping us take into consideration how those who believe disregarded create their very own tales and model truths that sq. with their very own adventure of the world.

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