The Press: Profundities, Not Facts

Never before in man's history has he stood nearer his celestial neighbors. Powerful radio telescopes collect emissions from the very lip of infinity. Inquisitive hardware, sent up from earth, skims past the moon, Venus, Mars, the sun. The space sciences, in their long climb from superstition, have developed an impressive and reliable exactitude. Yet for more than 20 million U.S. newspaper readers, the true word from space is handed down daily by a group of occultists turned journalists, who practice a black art older than Babylon.

These are the syndicated astrologers of the press. Despite the fresh revelations of the space age,...

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