By Robert Anton Wilson
The recent Inquisition dares to confront the ailment of our time; Fundamentalist Materialism. Wilson explains, "I am opposing the Fundamentalism, now not the Materialism. This book...is intentionally stunning simply because i don't wish its principles to appear any much less stark or startling than they are".
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The New Inquisition by Robert Anton Wilson