ChroniclesnA MAGAZINE OF AMERICAN CULTUREnVol. 10, No. 3, March 1986nCOUNTING THE WAYSnA Publication ofnThe Rockford Institute:nJohn A. Howard, PresidentnEditornThomas FlemingnAssociate EditornBryce ChristensennCopy EditornCynthia CalvertnContributing EditorsnRonald BermannHarold O./. BrownnOdie FaulknE. Christian Kopjfn]ohn Shelton ReednJoseph SchwartznEditorial SecretarynLeAnn ManningnPublishernRichard A. VaughannArt Director andnProduction ManagernBarbara De WitznComposition ManagernAnita FedoranCirculation DirectornTheresa DomanskinOn the CovernIllustration on the cover and throughoutnthe text by Zbigniew Fitz.nCHRONICLES OF CULTURE (ISSNn0165-1187) is published monthly for $18nper year by The Rockford Institute, 934nNorth Main Street, Rockford, ILn61103-7061. Second-class postage paid atnRockford, IL and additional mailingnoffices. POSTMASTER: Send addressnchanges to CHRONICLES OFnCULTURE, P.O. Box 800, MountnMorris, IL 61054.nEditorial and Advertising Offices: 934nNorth Main Street, Rockford, IL 61103.nEditorial Phone: (815) 964-5054.nAdvertising Phone: (815) 964-5811.nSubscription Department: P.O. Boxn800, Mount Morris, IL 61054.nCopyright © 1986 by The RockfordnInstitute. All rights reserved.n4 / CHRONICLESnCULTURAL REVOLUTIONSnCONTENTSnBattlelines: Feminists v. psychiatrists; Germans v. Americans;nart V. Ufe.nPERSPECTIVEnSuccessful CrimesnMurderers get fat on royalties, while legislators compensatenvictims by robbing the taxpayers.nby Thomas FlemingnOPINIONSnBefore the Big Bangn—Paul Davies: Superforce: The Search for a Grand UnifiednTheory of Naturen—Christine Sutton: The Particle Connection: The Most ExcitingnScientific Chase Since DNA and the Double Helixn—Henry H. Bauer: Beyond Velikovsky: The History of a PublicnControversynChristians and skeptics hear different echoes of the cosmicnboom that started it all.nby Bryce ChristensennTales of Apocalypsen—Mario Vargas Llosa: The War of the End of the Worldn—Jose Donoso: A House in the CountrynLike the fire-breathing revolutionaries they write about, SouthnAmerican novelists provide noise, smoke, and spectacle—butnno meaning.nby Stephen L. TannernTocqueville Redivivusn—John Lukacs: Outgrowing Democracy: A History of thenUnited States in the Twentieth CenturynA Hungarian emigre clears a new perspective on America bynknocking down the dilapidated shrines of the right and the left.nby Clyde Wilsonnnn10n13n16n