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Doomsday scenarios, Noah Berlatsky, book editor

Label
Doomsday scenarios
Title
Doomsday scenarios
Statement of responsibility
Noah Berlatsky, book editor
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Essays offer opposing opinions on whether predictions of the end of the world should be taken seriously, on religiously based ideas of the end of the world, and on the ways humans might bring about or prevent global disasters
Member of
Summary
Essays offer opposing opinions on whether predictions of the end of the world should be taken seriously, on religiously based ideas of the end of the world, and on the ways humans might bring about or prevent global disasters
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10003904
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
001.9
Index
index present
LC call number
BF1031
LC item number
.D665 2011
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 10
  • 12
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Berlatsky, Noah
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Opposing viewpoints series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Parapsychology
  • Prophecies
  • End of the world
  • Judgment Day
  • End of the world
  • Judgment Day
  • Parapsychology
  • Prophecies
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Doomsday scenarios, Noah Berlatsky, book editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 214-217) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 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
  • Many doomsday prophecies have failed to come to pass
  • 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
  • Benjamin Radford
  • 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
  • Year 2000 (Y2K) doomsday scenarios were proven false
  • 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
  • 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
Control code
ocn698360625
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
230 pages
Isbn
9780737757217
Lccn
2011000940
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)698360625
Label
Doomsday scenarios, Noah Berlatsky, book editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 214-217) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 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
  • Many doomsday prophecies have failed to come to pass
  • 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
  • Benjamin Radford
  • 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
  • Year 2000 (Y2K) doomsday scenarios were proven false
  • 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
  • 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
Control code
ocn698360625
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
230 pages
Isbn
9780737757217
Lccn
2011000940
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)698360625

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