Table of Contents
Introduction
1. Some Background & Definitions
1.1 Probability and the Concept of Risk
1.2 Determinism and the Edicts of Scientific Enquiry
1.3 Endogenous & Exogenous Factors & the Normative Range of Association/Non-Association
1.4 The "Contract" Between Science & Society
2. "Lifestyle" Epidemiology
2.1 Some of the "Sins" of Epidemiology
2.2 A case Study: Cigarette Smoking & Disease
2.2.1 An Overview from Long-term Studies: The Implications of Data
2.2.2 The Medical Establishment View (or, Where the Folly Begins)
2.3 Since the 1964 Surgeon-General Report
2.3.1 The Ongoing Saga
2.3.2 More Sins of Epidemiology
2.3.3 The Current Situation
2.4 The Greater Epidemiologic Context
2.5 A Summary of Materialist Delusion
2.6 Critical Distinctions in the Idea of Risk
2.7 The Superiority Syndrome
3. Other Vital Matters
3.1 What is Health?
3.2 Smokers & Nonsmokers
3.3 A Brief History of Antismoking
3.3.1 Antismoking in the United States
3.3.2 Antismoking in Britain
3.3.3 The Nazi Anti-Tobacco Movement
3.3.4 Conclusions
3.4 Nicotine Addiction?
3.5 Radical Behaviorism
3.6 The Medical Establishment: A Closer Scrutiny
3.7 Materialist Bias / Vested Interest
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4. Preventive Medicine & Health Promotion
4.1 The Materialist Manifesto
4.2 Preventive Medicine
4.3 The Contemporary Antismoking Onslaught
4.4 The "Passive Smoking" Disaster
4.4.1 A Case Study - Victoria, Australia
4.4.2 The Environment Protection Agency (EPA) &
Passive Smoking
4.4.3 Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS) &
Lung Cancer
4.4.4 ETS & Non-Cancer Respiratory Ailments in Children
4.4.5 ETS & the Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
4.5 Post-EPA (1993)
4.6 The Superiority Syndrome (SS) & the Environmental Somatization Syndrome (ESS)
4.6.1 The Superiority Syndrome
4.6.2 The Environmental Somatization Syndrome
4.7 Other Questionable Studies
4.8 Summary to Date
4.9 Progressive SS & ESS Ramifications
4.10 Other Antismoking Dogma
4.11 Infecting of Legal Argument
4.11.1 Environmental Tobacco Smoke
4.11.2 Possible Recourse
4.12 The Manufacture of a Cult
5. The Bigger Picture
5.1 The Materialist Domination of Universities & Primary/Secondary Education
5.1.1 Brief Background
5.1.2 Australia
5.1.3 Global Framework
5.2 Humanism
5.3 Other Correlates of Antismoking
5.4 Fragmentation, Lobby Groups & Monomania
5.5 Antismoking, Christianity & Real Hope
Rampant Antismoking Signifies Grave Danger: Materialism Out Of Control
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