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"I suspect that religion is a necessary evil in the childhood of our particular species. And that's one of the interesting things about contact with other intelligences: we could see what role, if any, religion plays in their development."
- Arthur C. Clarke

Sensory Skinsuit  
  A form-fitting garment with sensory connections.  

An alcove was stocked with sensory skinsuits, direct nerve induction stuff.
From Dream Park, by Larry Niven (w/S. Barnes).
Published by Ace Books in 1981
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Compare to skin suit from Dinosaur Beach (1971) by Keith Laumer, transkin from Parasite Planet (1931), by Stanley G. Weinbaum, kloraderm from Old Man's War (2005), by John Scalzi and diveskin from Starfish (1999), by Peter Watts.

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