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Skeptic Magazine, Volume 1 Number 4
Table of Contents

Skeptic magazine, vol 1, no 4


A.R.E. You Sure?
The Edgar Cayce Foundation Responds to a Skeptical Critique; The Skeptics Society Replies
Can Religion Be Rational?
by Charles Brough


It’s Baaack: The Nature-Nurture Debate Again
Exons, Introns and Talking Genes: The Science Behind the Human Genome Project; Bionomics; The Inevitability of Capitalism; Sociobiology and the Preemption of Social Science; The Road to Equality: Evolution and Social Reality by Paul McDowell
Discovery & Creation
The Creators: A History of Heroes of the Imagination; The Discoverers: A History of Man’s Search to Know Himself; The Discoverers: An Illustrated History of Man’s Search to Know Himself by Michael Shermer


Houdini; Millennium Watch; Newton; Skeptics International; Norwegian Skeptics; Occidental Creationism; Tapes for Sale; Haunted Hearing; Rational Sobriety; Scope of Skepticism; UFO Support Group; Psychics Fail; Skeptic’s Predictions; Skeptics TV; Tunguska; AIDS Dispute; Extinction Extinguished

Special Section:
The Price of Intolerance

Today’s Heretic,
Tomorrow’s Saint
by Clayton J. Drees
Spirits, Witches & Science
Why the Rise of Science Encouraged Belief in the Supernatural in 17th-Century England by Richard Olson
The Ideological
Immune System
Resistance to New Ideas in Science by Jay Stuart Snelson
The Day the Earth Moved
The Psychology of Resistance to the Heretical-Science of Copernicus by Michael Shermer

Books in Brief

Jonestown: A CIA Medical Experiment?; On the Wild SIde; Clouds of Secrecy: The Army’s Germ Warfare Tests Over Populated Areas; Missing Pieces; How To Investigate Ghosts; UFOs, Psychics, and Other Mysteries; E.T.; Top Ten Science Frauds; Ten Great Unanswered Questions of Science; Galileo; Newton; Weird Wonders
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