In this video Dr Dave Webster interviews Erik A.W. Östling about the relation between popular culture and UFO religions.
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Erik mentions Heaven’s Gate – and the use of Star Trek imagery – here is the video below from their ‘Exit Statements’ that were made before the mass suicide. The section he refers to is at 52min 20seconds into the video: (warning – given what happened, the video messages, while cheerily given, can make for rather grim viewing).
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