||[Jan. 8th, 2008|11:33 am]
Robert A. Heinlein originally coined the term in his 1961 novel Stranger in a Strange Land as a Martian word that literally means “to drink” and is defined as:
“… to understand so thoroughly that the observer becomes part of the observed—to merge, blend, intermarry, lose identity in group experience.”
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