Avatar = Wannabe?

A good post from Lawyers, Guns & Money about a fairly obvious point that had not occurred to me: Avatar is a literal representation of the white fantasy of “going native.”  Can it be that the brain-swapping technology is the science fiction equivalent of all those earnest, sincere white people who form their own fictional tribes (which are almost always Cherokee, for some reason)?

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Published in: on December 31, 2009 at 1:14 pm  Comments (1)  
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  1. Haven’t seen it yet, but I’ll take your word for it.

    Feliz Año Nuevo de Ecuador, Crank!


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