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UT Austin course Extraterrestrial Intelligence: Culture, Religion & Imagination covers Scientology

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  1. University of Texas Austin course R S 373K. "Extraterrestrial Intelligence: Culture, Religion, and Imagination" covers Scientology.


    https://catalog.utexas.edu/general-information/coursesatoz/r-s/


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    R S 373K. Extraterrestrial Intelligence: Culture, Religion, and Imagination.

    Same as Anthropology 324L (Topic 71). Focusing primarily on the 20th and 21st Centuries, explores the search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI) and considers how these ideas have intersected with other aspects of society, particularly religion, including recent arguments that SETI itself has developed into a religion. Examines meanings and motivations behind issues such as Percival Lowell's quest to prove the existence of canals on Mars and the development of Scientology. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Anthropology 324L (Topic: Sentience, Culture, and Religion: SETI), 324L (Topic 71), Religious Studies 373 (Topic: Sentience, Culture, and Religion: SETI), 373 (Topic 9), 373K. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

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