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Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds

Started by Unbeliever, June 09, 2007, 04:13:19 pm

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June 09, 2007, 04:13:19 pm Last Edit: April 27, 2011, 05:36:14 pm by Unbeliever
http://bibliomania.com/2/-/frameset.html
Click "Choose a Section", then click "non-fiction", then scroll down a bit, to "Popular Delusions."


From the Chapter, "Modern Prophecies":
http://robotics.caltech.edu/~mason/Delusions/epd_prophecies.html
"Some say God is living there [in space]. I was looking around very attentively, but I did not see anyone there. I did not detect either angels or gods....I don't believe in God. I believe in man - his strength, his possibilities, his reason."
Gherman Titov, Soviet cosmonaut, in The Seattle Daily Ti