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AIDS and Health Related Astronomy and Cosmology Catastrophism Darwinism and Intelligent Design Energy Environmentalism Global Warming Miscellaneous Physics and Relativity Politics Science - General Space

AIDS and Health Related18 titles
AIDS and the Ecology of Poverty by Eileen Stillwaggon (2005) -- Poverty and malnutrition as prime factors in Third-World AIDS
AIDS Cult, The by John Lauritsen and Ian Young (Eds.) (1997) -- Role of physchological, social, and cultural factors
AIDS War, The by John Lauritsen (1993) -- The subtitle: "Propaganda, Profiteering and Genocide from the Medical-Industrial Complex" says it all.
AIDS: A Second Opinion by Gary Null & James Feast (2001) -- An investigative reporter's comprehensive survey
Apocalyptics, The by Edith Efron (1984) -- A thoroughly researched revelation of how political ideology has corrupted cancer research in the United States.
Body Electric, The by Robert O. Becker & Gary Selden (1998) -- Electromagnetism and the foundation of life
Get All the Facts: HIV Does Not Cause AIDS by Mohammed Ali Al-Bayati (2002) -- Investigation and indictment of the effects of toxic antiviral drugs by a California-based pathologist, toxicologist, and AIDS dissident.
Infectious AIDS by Peter H. Duesberg (1995) -- A collection of thirteen articles originally published in scientific journals that call into question the dogma of infectious AIDS.
Inventing the AIDS Virus by Peter H. Duesberg (1996) -- A comprehensive case, presented by perhaps the most qualified and persistent challenger of the mainstream HIV theory of AIDS.
Myth of Heterosexual AIDS, The by Michael Fumento (1993) -- Dismisses the claim that was being repeated everywhere at the time of the book's publication that AIDS had "broken out" into the heterosexual population -- or that it ever would.
Oncogenes, Aneuploidy and AIDS by Harvey Bialy (2004) -- "A scientific life and times of Peter H. Duesberg." Harvey Bialy, himself a biochemist, interweaves the story of Duesberg's personal experiences with a broader view of how politics, money, vested interests, and an over-reliance by much of t
Origin, Persistence and Failings of HIV/AIDS Theory, The by Henry H. Bauer (2007) -- Irreconcilability of commonly held assumptions with the published data.
Poison By Prescription by John Lauritsen (1990) -- The AZT story
Positively False: Exposing the Myths Around HIV and AIDS by Joan Shenton (1998) -- Shows the HIV=AIDS=Death dogma which has wrongly acquired the force of certainty to be riddled with flaws.
Rethinking AIDS by Robert Root Bernstein (1993) -- A critical reappraisal of AIDS research that shatters conventionally unquestioned assumptions and reopens the fundamental questions of what is really known.
Science Sold Out: Does HIV Really Cause AIDS? by Rebecca V. Culshaw (2007) -- A mathematician's reasons for changing her position and quitting AIDS research
Serious Adverse Events: An Uncensored History of AIDS by Celia Farber (2006) -- Twenty years of reporting by a skeptical AIDS journalist
What If Everything You Thought. by Christine Maggiore (2002) -- A powerful deconstruction of the popular AIDS myths.
Astronomy and Cosmology9 titles
A Different Approach to Cosmology by Fred Hoyle, G. Burbidge, & J.V. Narlikar (2005) -- From a Static Universe through the Big Bang towards Reality
Big Bang Never Happened, The by Eric J. Lerner (1991) -- The idea that the universe came into existence in a cataclysmic explosion has become a cornerstone of today's mainstream cosmological thinking. But what if it were wrong?
Dark Matter, Missing Planets & New Comets by Tom Van Flandern (1993) -- A professional astronomer of impeccable credentials is led to challenge the conventional theories of gravity, relativity, the Big Bang, and the formation of the Solar System.
Electric Sky, The by Donald E. Scott (2006) -- Challenging the Myths of Modern Astronomy
Electric Universe, The by Wallace Thornhill and David Talbott (2007) -- Electric phenomena in space, from comets to galaxies
Quasars, Redshifts and Controversies by Halton C. Arp (1987) -- Are quasars really the most distant objects in the universe?
Seeing Red by Halton Arp (1998) -- A compendium of what would appear to be evidence that the conventional distance/velocity interpretation of redshift is wrong.
Universe Electric by Thunderbolts Project (2008) -- Introduction to all aspects of Electric Universe theory in a seven-part e-book series
Virtue of Heresy, The by Hilton Ratcliffe (2007) -- Confessions of a Dissident Astronomer
Catastrophism9 titles
Ages in Chaos by Immanuel Velikovsky (1952) -- The book-length account of Velikovsky's investigations into ancient Egyptian and Hebrew history that led to his revising the officially accepted chronology to bring the dates for a number of hitherto anomalously recorded events into alignment.
Carl Sagan and Immanuel Velikovsky by Charles Ginenthal (1995) -- This is the book that reawakened my interest in Catastrophism.
Cycle of Cosmic Catastrophes, The by Richard Firestone, Allen West, and Simon Warwick-Smith (2006) -- Flood, Fire, and Famine in the History of Civilization
Cyclical Catastrophe by Georgia Balbin (2005) -- Planetary Wars in the Solar and Saturn System
Earth in Upheaval by Immanuel Velikov (1955) -- Velikovsky's response to critics who ridiculed suggestions of evidence for a scientific theory being offered in the form of ancient legends and myths, and references from the Bible.
Flare Star by Dwardu Cardona (2007) -- Follow-on to "God Star." Saturn configuration encounters the system of the present Sun.
God Star by Dwardu Cardona (2006) -- The theory of Earth's origin as a satellite of a brown dwarf star, the remnant of which we now see as the planet Saturn
Thunderbolts of the Gods by David Talbott & Wallace Thornhill (2005) -- A radical interpretation of human history and the evolution of the Solar System
Worlds in Collision by Immanuel Velikov (1950) -- Velikovsky's original book proposing that Venus is not billions of years old as conventionally taught, but a young, white-hot object that was expelled from Jupiter within the time of recorded human history.
Darwinism and Intelligent Design17 titles
Darwin On Trial by Phillip Johnson (1991) -- A dispassionately logical assessment that gets right down to the philosophical underpinnings of Darwinism.
Darwin's Black Box by Michael J. Behe (1996) -- Detailed arguments based on purely scientific considerations of why complex processes cannot have come about by the evolution from something simpler in a gradualistic Darwinian manner.
Design Revolution, The by William A. Dembski (2004) -- Answering the toughest questions to intelligent design
Edge of Evolution, The by Michael Behe (2007) -- The Search for the Limits of Darwinism
Evolution Under the Microscope: A Scientific Critique of the Theory of Evolution by David Swift (2002) -- "A Scientific Critique of the Theory of Evolution." A molecular biologist's critical examination of how accumulating research findings fail to support the orthodox Darwinian paradigm that all forms of life have evolved from a common source.
Evolution: A Theory in Crisis by Michael Denton (1985) -- A biochemist's account of the neo-Darwinian theory's shortcomings as judged by the purely scientific evidence.
Forbidden Archeology by Michael A. Cremo & Richard L.Thompson (1998) -- A detailed examination of evidence suggests humans indistinguishable from ones alive today have existed for far longer than orthodox theory allows.
Forbidden Archeology's Impact by Michael Cremo (1998) -- How a controversial new book shocked the scientific community and became an underground classic.
Icons of Evolution. Science or Myth? by Jonathan Wells (2000) -- Standard examples of supporting evidence used in evolutionary textbooks for generations are not only flawed or plain wrong, but have been known to be so in some cases for over a hundred years.
Intelligent Design by William Dembski (1992) -- Is it possible to define precisely and measure the work of an intelligent agency that natural causes cannot imitate? Dembski maintains that it is.
Lamarck's Signature by Edward J. Steele, Robyn A. Lindley, & Robert V. Blanden (1998) -- Molecular biology's challenge to the traditionally accepted genetic mechanism of evolution, which states that, apart from rare random mutations, genes are inherited unchanged from parents.
Nature's Destiny by Michael J. Denton (1998) -- An intriguing case for concluding that the universe was preprogrammed for life to appear, pretty much as we know it.
No Free Lunch by William A. Dembski (2002) -- Is it possible to define, detect, and measure that quality we recognize intuitively as the work of an intelligence?
Not By Chance! Shattering The Modern Theory of Evolution by Dr. Lee Spetner (1997) -- Presents the numbers that are routinely skated over or ignored, which show that biological innovation cannot be driven by random processes.
Origins of Order, The by Stuart Kauffman (1993) -- How self-ordering in nature overcomes the inadequacies of Darwinism.
Quantum Evolution: Life in the Multiverse by Johnjoe McFadden (2000) -- A startling new theory, according to which quantum principles enable organisms to initiate such specific actions as directing favorable mutations of genes, as well as providing the basis for consciousness and volition.
What Darwin Didn't Know by Geoffrey Simmons, M.D. (2004) -- Complexities of human physiology
Energy12 titles
A Case for Nuclear-Generated Electricity by Scott W. Heaberlin (2003) -- Why nuclear power is "Cool"
Creating the New World by Theodore Rockwell (2003) -- Stories & Images from the Dawn of the Atomic Age
Curve of Binding Energy, The by John McPhee (1973) -- Focusing on the ideas and work of Theodore B. Taylor, a veteran designer from the Los Alamos weapons programs and driving force behind the 1950s Project Orion.
Health Hazards of NOT Going Nuclear, The by Petr Beckmann (1979) -- A rational evaluation of the real risks of nuclear energy compared to those incurred by the various so-called "alternatives."
Nuclear Energy in the 21st Century by Ian Hore-Lacy (2006) -- An authoritative primer on all aspects of nuclear energy and its role in the 21st century
Nuclear Energy Option, The by Bernard L. Cohen (1990) -- One of the most comprehensive treatments that I have come across, confronting all the myths and superstitions about nuclear energy with facts, figures, and studies showing it to be overwhelmingly the safest, cleanest, and most economical energy source available.
Power to Save the World by Gwyneth Cravens (2007) -- Reappraisal of nuclear energy by a former antinuclear activist
Radiation Hormesis by T.D.Luckey (1991) -- Beneficial effects of low-level radiation--the evidence
Solar Fraud: Why Solar Energy Won't Run The World, The by Howard Hayden (1991) -- By the professor emeritus of physics at the University of Connecticut at Storrs. The realities of biomass, hydro, wind, solar thermal, and photovoltaics as energy sources.
Terrestrial Energy by William Tucker (2008) -- How Nuclear Energy Will Lead the Green Revolution and End America's Energy Odyssey
Underexposed by Ed Hiserodt (2005) -- What If Radiation Is Actually Good for You?
War Against the Atom, The by Samuel McCracken (1982) -- Shows conclusively that nuclear power, contrary to the polemics of the antinuclear movement, is in fact the only workable energy source.
Environmentalism15 titles
Asbestos Racket, The by Michael Bennett (1991) -- An investigation of the irrationality and misrepresentations of the asbestos hysteria, backed by comprehensive facts and figures.
Eco-Imperialism: Green Power; Black Death by Paul Driessen (2003) -- A hard-hitting rundown on the underlying ideology that drives environmental movement.
Ecological Sanity by George Claus & Karen Bolander (1977) -- A meticulous examination of just how solid the scientific foundations really are for the environmentalist campaigns that have been waged against pesticides, fertilizers, and other substances, and policy decision that have been based on them.
Facts, Not Fear: A Parent's Guide to Teaching Children About the Environment by Michael Sanera and Jane Shaw (1996) -- Facts, Not Fear is the first guidebook to help parents counter the irresponsible claims of environmental extremists -- and to give their children a more balanced view of the many environmental issues they encounter.
Global Warming and Other Eco Myths by Ronald Bailey (Ed.) (2002) -- How the Environmental Movement Uses False Science to Scare Us to Death
Green Hell by Steven Milloy (2009) -- How Environmentalists Plan to Ruin Your Life and What You Can Do to Stop Them
Holes in the Ozone Scare: Scientific Evidence that the Sky Isn't Falling, The by Rogelio A. Maduro and Ralf Schauerhammer (1992) -- The ozone-depletion hysteria of the 1980s and early 1990s might be outside the recollections of some, and to others have become just history. But scaring the public is now, if anything, bigger business than ever.
Population Matters by Julian Simon (1990) -- Growing human populations create more wealth and jobs than they consume, and result in resources becoming more abundant, not scarcer.
Rational Readings on Environmental Concerns by Jay H. Lehr (1992) -- A compilation of papers by nearly 50 leading scientific and political writers on the whole gamut of environmental issues, separating the facts from the fallacies and offering cool-headed appraisals of the realities instead of emotional outrage or agenda-c
Resourceful Earth, The by Julian L. Simon & Herman Kahn (1984) -- This study, now twenty years old, shows that the bulk of the problems of energy and pollution perceived today are primarily the result of self-fulfilling political foolishness, not of any reality imposed by nature.
Scared to Death by Christopher Booker & Richard North (2008) -- The Anatomy of a Very Dangerous Phenomenon
Skeptical Environmentalist: Measuring the Real State of the World, The by Bjorn Lomborg (2001) -- A Danish statistician and former environmentalist true-believer discovers that just about all of the doomsday pictures that "everyone knows" are wildly exaggerated or just plain wrong.
True State of the Planet, The by Ronald Bailey (1995) -- A compilation of studies by ten leading environment researchers that reveal many of the widely disseminated fallacies that are uncritically accepted as proven fact.
Ultimate Resource, The by Julian L. Simon (1981) -- Resources are becoming cheaper and more abundant, not scarcer, and over the longer term the environment and the human condition grow steadily better, not worse.
Useless Arithmetic by Orrin H. Pilkey & Linda Pilkey-Jarvis (2007) -- How blind faith in mathematical models leads to Garbage In, Gospel Out
Global Warming19 titles
A Primer on CO2 & Climate by Howard C. Hayden (2007) -- Concise summary of facts
An Appeal to Reason by Nigel Lawson (2008) -- A senior UK Member of Parliament's rejection of the alarmism
Chilling Stars, The by Henrik Svensmark & Nigel Calder (2007) -- Cosmic Rays and Earth's Climate
Climate Confusion by Roy Spencer (2008) -- How Global Warming Hysteria Leads to Bad Science, Pandering Politicians and Misguided Policies that Hurt the Poor: Roy Spencer: Books
Deniers, The by Lawrence Solomon (2008) -- The World Renowned Scientists Who Stood Up Against Global Warming Hysteria, Political Persecution, and Fraud**And those who are too fearful to do so
Global Warming -- Myth or Reality? by Marcel Leroux (2005) -- The scientific case for skepticism
Global Warming in a Politically Correct Climate by Mihkel M. Mathiesen (2004) -- How Truth Became Controversial
Global Warming: A Guide to the Science by Baliunas, Robinson and Robinson (2002) -- A comprehensive yet readable account of the facts and the science behind what has become a scandalously politicized issue.
Hot Talk, Cold Science by S. Fred Singer (1998) -- Global Warming's Unfinished Debate
Meltdown by Patrick J. Michaels (2004) -- "The Predictable Distortion of Global Warming by Scientists, Politicians, and the Media"
Politically Incorrect Guide to Global Warming (and Environmentalism), The by Christopher C. Horner (2007) -- Exposee of the sordid politics by a attorney with 12 years specialization on the subject
Red Hot Lies by Christopher C. Horner (2008) -- How Global Warming Alarmists Use Threats, Fraud, and Deception to Keep You Misinformed
Satanic Gases, The by Patrick J. Michaels & Robert C. Balling, Jr. (2000) -- Clearing the Air About Global Warming
Shattered Consensus by Patrick J. Michaels (2005) -- "The True State of Global Warming"
Sky's Not Falling, The by Holly Fretwell (2007) -- Much-needed reassurance for children
Unstoppable Global Warming: Every 1500 Years by Dennis T. Avery &, S. Fred Singer (2006) --
Miscellaneous1 titles
Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds by Charles Mackay (1841) -- Fads, manias, and other familiar human foibles down through the ages
Physics and Relativity12 titles
Causality, Electromagnetic Induction, and Gravitation by Oleg D. Jefimenk (2000) -- "A Different Approach to the Theory of Electromagnetic and Gravitational Fields." A strikingly new exploration of the fundamentals of Maxwell's electromagnetic theory and Newton's theory of gravitation.
Einstein Plus Two by Petr Beckmann (1987) -- Presents Dr. Beckmann's theory that effects conventionally attributed to Einsteinian Relativity can be explained more simply.
Electromagnetic Retardation and the Theory of Relativity by Oleg D. Jefimenko (2004) -- An exposition of the theory of electromagnetic retardation, with a new interpretation of the effects conventionally attributed to Relativity.
Exploding A Myth by Jeremy Dunning-Davies (2007) -- Conventional Wisdom or Scientific Truth?
Fabric of Reality, The by David Deutsch (1997) -- Brings together Deutsch's theories of physics, computation, and knowledge into a comprehensive philosophy of reality that is rational and optimistic.
Newtonian Electrodynamics by Peter Graneau and Neal Graneau (1996) -- A detailed technical account of how 19th century electromagnetics explains and enables analysis of experiments with exploding wires, railguns, and arc dynamics that cannot be accounted for satisfactorily by relativistic field theory.
Not Even Wrong by Peter Woit (2007) -- The Failure of String Theory and the Search for Unity in Physical Law for Unity in Physical Law
Parallel Universes by Fred Alan Wolf (1998) -- An entertaining introduction to the concept of alternate realities and how they answer some of the paradoxes confronting modern physics.
Physics of Christianity, The by Frank J. Tipler (2007) -- Modern physics, the existence of God, and the plausibility of miracles
Physics of Immortality: Modern Cosmology, God and Resurrection of the Dead, The by Frank J. Tipler (1994) -- Presents an argument for the necessary existence of God, derived purely from mathematical and logical procedures.
Quantum Reality by Nick Herbert (1985) -- A clearly explained layman's introduction to quantum physics, and an accessible excursion into metaphysics and the meaning of reality.
Trouble With Physics, The by Lee Smolin (2007) -- The Rise of String Theory, The Fall of a Science, and What Comes Next
Politics11 titles
Ain't Nobody's Business If You Do by Peter McWilliams (1996) -- "The Absurdity of Consensual Crimes in Our Free Society." An entertaining, witty, but at the same time informative, no-holds-barred denouncement of the injustice, staggering cost, and ultimate futility of attempts to coercively legislate persona
Disciplined Minds by Jeff Schmidt (2000) -- A critical look at salaried professionals and the soul-battering system that shapes their lives.
Dumbing Us Down by John Taylor Gatto (1991) -- A radical treatise that contends the U.S. educational system is contrived to produce students who are programmed to conform, rather than being taught to think.
Emperor Wears No Clothes, The by Jack Herer (1990) -- A mine of information on the sordid story of the campaign by government and business to outlaw a resource whose value as a medicine, relaxant, and textile has been attested to since Biblical times, when improved technology made it a threat to entrenched interests.
First Casualty, The by Phillip Knightley (2002) -- A sobering account of heroism, collusion, censorship and suppression, myth-making, and propaganda, that describes the struggles of the war journalist attempting to seek the truth.
Myths, Lies, and Downright Stupidity by John Stossel (2006) -- A collection of iconoclastic reporting by the anchor of ABC News "20/20"
Nickel and Dimed by Barbara Ehrenreich (2001) -- Inside America's working underclass
Palestine Peace Not Apartheid by Jimmy Carter (2006) -- A refreshing voice of sanity and honesty
Ragged-Trousered Philanthropists, The by Robert Tressell (1914) -- A classic Edwardian-era novel about the English working class, calling for social justice and a fairer way of life.
Revolution, The by Ron Paul (2008) -- Ron Paul's Manifesto
Shock Doctrine, The by Naomi Klein (2007) -- The Rise of Disaster Capitalism
Science - General5 titles
Farewell to Reason by Paul Feyerabend (1987) -- A healthy antidote, perhaps, for those who get too hung up on rationality and scientism as the only measure of meaning or human existence.
Metric Units & Conversion Charts by Theodore Wildi (1995) -- A metrication handbook for engineers, technologists, scientists, and readers with weird questions that they send to science-fiction writers.
New Inquisition, The by Robert Anton Wilson (1995) -- Novelist, teacher, and former editor of Playboy, on what he describes as, ". . . certain habits of repression and intimidation that are becoming increasingly commonplace in the scientific community today.
Politically Incorrect Guide to Science, The by Tom Bethell (2005) -- Contains some of my favorite scientific heresies
Politicizing Science by Michael Gough, ed. (2003) -- The Alchemy of Policymaking
Space2 titles
Project Orion by George Dyson (2003) -- By the son of the renowned physicist Freeman Dyson, who worked on the project.
Space Elevator, The by Bradley C. Edwards and Eric A. Westling (2004) -- Launching payloads from Earth by means of a twenty-two-thousand-mile-high "elevator" in the form of a cable suspended from a station in synchronous orbit.
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