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Title Doomsday scenarios [electronic resource] / Noah Berlatsky, book editor.

Imprint Detroit : Greenhaven Press, c2011.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Opposing Viewpoints in Context  Electronic Resource    ---  Available
Series Opposing viewpoints series
Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 214-217) and index.
Contents Many doomsday prophecies have failed to come to pass / Benjamin Radford -- Year 2000 (Y2K) doomsday scenarios were proven false / B.A. Robinson -- The Y2K doomsday scenario was a real danger narrowly averted / Catherine Winter -- The 2012 Mayan doomsday scenario may have a scientific basis / Lawrence Joseph, interviewed by Brandon Keim -- The 2012 Mayan doomsday scenario is groundless / Craig Smith -- The doomsday clock has provided a gauge of world danger / Bulletin of the atomic scientists -- The doomsday clock does not provide a good gauge of world danger / Michael Anton -- Psychological factors can explain apocalyptic doomsday cults / Peter A. Olsson -- Sociological factors can explain apocalyptic doomsday cults / William Kornblum -- Belief in the rapture is theologically and politically dangerous / Bill Barnwell -- If understood correctly, belief in the rapture is not dangerous / Paul Proctor -- Christian solidarity is needed to prevent Islam from destroying the West / James P. Pinkerton -- Islamic and Christian doomsday scenarios both undermine peace / Farzana Hassan -- Large hadron collider doomsday fears can help scientists prepare for real dangers / Ian Sample -- Large hadron collider doomsday fears are unfounded / CERN -- Apocalypse remains a real possibility as long as there are nuclear weapons / Tad Daley -- Nuclear apocalypse is not likely / Gerard DeGroot -- Global warming will cause a planetwide catastrophe / R.T. Pierrehumbert -- Global warming doomsday fears are exaggerated / Kevin Shapiro -- The doomsday seed vault can help prevent a global warming catastrophe / Lars Peder Brekk -- The doomsday seed vault may lead to biowarfare disaster / F. William Engdahl -- Scientists should prepare for nanotechnology disaster scenarios / Dave Levitan -- Artificial intelligence poses a doomsday threat / Kaj Sotala -- Neither AI nor nanotech poses a doomsday threat / Zack Parsons.
Access Access limited to licensed institutions.
Subject Parapsychology.
End of the world.
Judgment Day.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Berlatsky, Noah.
ISBN 9780737757217 (hbk.)
0737757213 (hbk.)
9780737757224 (pbk.)
0737757221 (pbk.)

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