Shelby Felder offers a beautiful synthesis of Raves, religious experience, drugs, and technology. and cyborgs, putting rave culture in light of digital shamanism.
Shelby is a fourth-year religion/gender studies student at New College of Florida where she is writing her undergraduate thesis on the religiosity of raves . Her main academic interest lies in the intersection of pop culture and religion, especially through the lens of technology.
This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx