Table of Contents
   Preface: My Teachersp. xi
   The Most Precious Thingp. 1
   Science and Hopep. 23
   The Man in the Moon and the Face on Marsp. 41
   Aliensp. 61
   Spoofing and Secrecyp. 79
   Hallucinationsp. 97
   The Demon-Haunted Worldp. 113
   On the Distinction Between True and False Visionsp. 135
   Therapyp. 151
   The Dragon in My Garagep. 169
   The City of Griefp. 189
   The Fine Art of Baloney Detectionp. 201
   Obsessed with Realityp. 219
   Antisciencep. 245
   Newton's Sleepp. 265
   When Scientists Know Sinp. 281
   The Marriage of Skepticism and Wonderp. 293
   The Wind Makes Dustp. 307
   No Such Thing as a Dumb Questionp. 319
   House on Firep. 337
   The Path to Freedomp. 353
   Significance Junkiesp. 367
   Maxwell and the Nerdsp. 379
   Science and Witchcraftp. 401
   Real Patriots Ask Questionsp. 421
   Acknowledgmentsp. 435
   Referencesp. 439
   Indexp. 449