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Summary

Major headings from the Table of Contents:

ONE
HUMANISTIC RELIGION
The Rush To Embrace Darwinism

SCIENCE, RELIGION, AND LOGIC
DARWINISM AND THE NEW ORDER
A CULTURAL MONOPOLY
ROCKS OF AGES -- THE FOSSIL RECORD
ANYTHING, EVERYTHING, AND ITS OPPOSITE: NATURAL SELECTION
THE ORIGIN OF ORIGINALITY? GENETICS AND MUTATION
LIFE AS INFORMATION PROCESSING
INTELLIGENCE AT WORK? THE CRUX OF IT ALL

TWO
OF BANGS AND BRAIDS
Cosmology's Mathematical Abstractions

MATHEMATICAL WORLDS -- AND THIS OTHER ONE
COSMOLOGIES AS MIRRORS
MATTERS OF GRAVITY: RELATIVITY'S UNIVERSES
AFTER THE BOMB: THE BIRTH OF THE BANG
THE PLASMA UNIVERSE
OTHER WAYS OF MAKING LIGHT ELEMENTS . . .
AND OF PRODUCING EXPANSION
REDSHIFT WITHOUT EXPANSION AT ALL
THE ULTIMATE HERESY: QUESTIONING THE HUBBLE LAW
THE GOD OF THE MODERN CREATION MYTH

THREE
DRIFTING IN THE ETHER
Did Relativity Take A Wrong Turn?

SOME BASICS
EXTENDING CLASSICAL RELATIVITY
THE NEW RELATIVITY
DISSIDENT VIEWPOINTS
THE FAMOUS FASTER-THAN-LIGHT QUESTION

FOUR
CATASTROPHE OF ETHICS
The Case For Taking Velikovsky Seriously

EARLY WORK: THE MAKINGS OF AN ICONOCLAST
WORLDS IN COLLISION
SCIENCE IN CONVULSION: THE REACTIONS
TESTIMONY FROM THE ROCKS: EARTH IN UPHEAVAL
ORTHODOXY IN CONFUSION
SLAYING THE MONSTER. THE AAAS VELIKOVSKY SYMPOSIUM, 1974
AFTER THE INQUISITION: THE PARALLEL UNIVERSE

FIVE
ENVIRONMENTALIST FANTASIES
Politics And Ideology Masquerading As Science

GARBAGE IN, GOSPEL OUT: Computer Games and Global Warming
HOLES IN THE OZONE LOGIC. But Timely For Some
SAVING THE MOSQUITOES: The War On DDT
"VITAMIN R": RADIATION GOOD FOR YOUR HEALTH
RIP-OUT RIP-OFF: THE ASBESTOS RACKET

SIX
CLOSING RANKS
AIDS Heresy In The Viricentric Universe

AN INDUSTRY OUT OF WORK
SCIENCE BY PRESS CONFERENCE
AN EPIDEMIC OF AIDS TESTING
"SIDE EFFECTS" JUST LIKE AIDS: THE MIRACLE DRUGS
A VIRUS FIXATION

AFTERWORD
Gothic Cathedrals And The Stars
 
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