The Stone of Pithan

The Stone of Pithan

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by Bill McLean
     
 
The Stone of Pithan is the story of the next phase of human evolution. A mysterious shaman miraculously cures a young girl in a run down hospital. A physicist discovers an ancient book that contains a drawing of a double helix and a form of mathematics that surpasses current scientific knowledge. A geneticist is exiled to a remote island when fanatical right wing

Overview

The Stone of Pithan is the story of the next phase of human evolution. A mysterious shaman miraculously cures a young girl in a run down hospital. A physicist discovers an ancient book that contains a drawing of a double helix and a form of mathematics that surpasses current scientific knowledge. A geneticist is exiled to a remote island when fanatical right wing extremists open fire on a crowd of demonstrators. The stock market takes a dramatic slump when a mysterious malaise begins to spread throughout the world. All these events become woven together by bizarre coincidences, and new religion emerges that is based on Chaos Theory. This religion embraces current scientific knowledge but rejects the concepts of free will and chance as illusions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940012135834
Publisher:
BookLocker.com, Inc.
Publication date:
02/01/2002
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
144
File size:
169 KB

Meet the Author

The author lives in Scotland with his wife and two children just outside Glasgow. He is a chemical engineer by day (although some may disagree) and author and (rock) composer by the light of the moon. It took him ten months to write The Stone of Pithan.

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The Stone of Pithan 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
The novel is a darkly amusing philosophical statement about the dangers of meddling with DNA. The story begins with a series of major world events that become woven together by bizarre coincidences, and a new religion emerges that is based on Chaos Theory