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by George P Hansen
Author: George P Hansen
Publisher: Xlibris, Corp.; 1st edition edition (August 20, 2001)
Subcategory: Occult and Paranormal
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There are very few books really worth reading on the subject of the paranormal or forteana. When one that is comes along it is an exciting event.
There are very few books really worth reading on the subject of the paranormal or forteana. Hansen's approach to parnanormal phenomena is interdisciplinary. He ties together anthropology, literary criticism, semiotics, psychology and other disciplines to examine the paranormal.
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I will say Hansen comes at the topic of the paranormal from multiple unique directions and successfully resists making any iron-clad judgment on the . As a trickster is, so a trickster does, and the organization of this book is funky. The writing can be a little dry and stilted.
I will say Hansen comes at the topic of the paranormal from multiple unique directions and successfully resists making any iron-clad judgment on the source or nature of weird phenomena, and neither condemns nor celebrates the experiencers. If you're looking for something that doesn't try to tell you what to think of strange things, check out this book but be aware that it's a hard read.
Paranormal and supernatural events have been reported for millennia. They have fostered history’s most important cultural transformations (. via the miracles of Moses, Jesus, Mohammed). Paranormal phenomena are frequently portrayed in the world’s greatest art and literature, as well as in popular TV shows and movies. Most adults in the . This book draws upon theories of the trickster from anthropology, folklore, sociology, semiotics, and literary criticism. It examines psychic phenomena and UFOs and explains why they are so problematical for science. Paranormal phenomena are frequently portrayed in the world's greatest art and literature, as well as in popular TV shows and movies. They have fostered history's most important cultural transformations (. Yet they have a marginal place in modern culture.
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Hansen knows the trickster well; he has seen it up close. Hansen acknowledges the unusual quality of this social environment and dedicates this book to William Edward Cox, the principle investigator of this case
Hansen knows the trickster well; he has seen it up close. Hansen acknowledges the unusual quality of this social environment and dedicates this book to William Edward Cox, the principle investigator of this case. Cox confronted psi as it actually occurred: in field environments where controlled inves. tigation was difficult. Cox (2004) was convinced that he witnessed. authentic psi but was unable to compel belief in many others.
Hansen is the author of the crackpot book The Trickster and the Paranormal (2001). The book claims paranormal phenomena involve deception and trickery which are elements associated with a figure called the "trickster", a mythological archetype expressed in many different cultures. Despite the title, Hansen is not a skeptic. He attacks skeptics of the paranormal throughout the book. Although Hansen believes deception has occurred, he believes all psychic phenomena is real