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Classic EssaysRevilo P. Oliver

by Revilo P. Oliver Jewish scientific fraudster Immanuel Velikovsky Anything Goes! THE Skeptical Inquirer, a quarterly published in Buffalo, New York, and now completing its seventh year, is a praiseworthy periodical. I have read it with interest since its first issue. I admire the men who write…
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Joseph Banks Rhine by Revilo P. Oliver The Pip-Squeak Effect IN America’s Decline I quoted, from a journal that I kept in my youth, an entry made in 1934, when I tried to analyse the probable shape of the coming World War at a time when our “intellectuals” were blabbering about “world peace” and similar…
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Classic EssaysRevilo P. Oliver

by Revilo P. Oliver THE SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN is an old and highly respected periodical. It tries to report discoveries and significant developments in all of the major sciences, and although its pages are occasionally adulterated with “sociological” buncombe, its articles deal chiefly with physics,…
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Classic EssaysRevilo P. Oliver

Jewish magician and “psychic” con man Uri Geller by Revilo P. Oliver Our Spooners WHEN I WAS in college (long ago, when it was still possible to get an education in some of them) I knew a number of men of considerable accomplishment in the genuine sciences. They would no more have wasted three…
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Arthur Conan Doyle by Revilo P. Oliver Scientific Suckers IT IS TRUE that quite a few men who attained competence, and some who attained distinction, in some one of the sciences have evinced remarkable gullibility, but that was almost always a susceptibility to some superstition about the supernatural…
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Classic EssaysRevilo P. Oliver

by Revilo P. Oliver EARLY IN 1983, fifty-five years after it was perpetrated, Margaret Mead’s great anthropological hoax was at last definitively exposed by the publication of Professor Derek Freeman’s Margaret Mead and Samoa. See Ray Hill’s review of that book in the May issue of The Liberty Bell
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Classic EssaysWilliam Pierce

Giuliani (center) and friends by Dr. William L. Pierce A FRIEND in New York has sent me a collection of New York newspapers with stories about the September 11 attack on the World Trade Center. I’ve scanned at least 20 issues of the New York Times, the New York Post, and the …
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Classic EssaysWilliam Pierce

by Dr. William L. Pierce TODAY, let’s talk about some of the things that have changed in America since September 11. I’m not thinking about all of the new rigmarole at airports or about how Mr. Bush’s campaign of cruise-missile diplomacy in the Middle East is going, or even about how…
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Classic Essays

by William Gayley Simpson THERE MUST be a homestead. And a homestead is more than a mere house located in the country. It must be at least a house that a man securely owns, and in connection with which he owns also a shop or land enough to make of him and his holding a significant unit of production. The homestead…
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Classic EssaysRevilo P. Oliver

by Revilo P. Oliver IN THE FIRST CENTURY B.C. and the following century, Egypt, Palestine, and adjacent parts of the Near East swarmed with goetae, itinerant mountebanks who practiced thaumaturgy, performing tricks of magic to make the yokels gawk and part with their money. These fakirs were also…
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