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Second edition. originally published by Legacy Books, Washington D.C. and Christchurch, New Zealand. ISBN 0-473-06855-9

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January 2015


The author is a Research Professor of Chemistry and space science, with over 140 scientific papers and book chapters, and articles on science, society and the future in "The Futurist" and "Spaceflight". The book reflects his personal experience of political systems from the worst to the best, including the Holocaust, communism and various forms of democracy on four continents. He is active in environmental and nuclear disarmament issues, and participated in several election campaigns, including the first Direct Democracy Representative Campaign in Congressional District 6 in Maryland. The book is based on the author's extensive experiences in life, science and society, and an ultimate faith in the communal human wisdom.


Copyright © January 2000, Michael Noah Mautner

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