Omni April 1988

 

 

UTOPIA
ACCORDING TO:
JONAS SALK, OPRAH WINFREY,
KURT VONNEGUT, TAMMY FAYE BAKKER,
DAVID ROCKEFELLER, CORETTA SCOTT KING, MAX HEADROOM, LINA WERTMULLER,
JESSE JACKSON, ROY ROGERS,
STEPHEN JAY GOULD AND MANY OTHERS

FREE INSIDE:
THE WHOLE UNIVERSE CATALOG
A WISHBOOK FOR THE NEXT CENTURY

EIGHT WAYS TO HAVE AN OUT-OF-BODY EXPERIENCE

 
OMNI1988AprLG

Vol.10 No. 7

Cover Art: A crystalline globelet - reminiscent of planet Eart - lures a drop of water from the depths of a stagnant mountain reservoir in this month's cover, an untitled illustration conceptualized by Japanese artist Motohisa leda.


Editor in Chief & Design Director: Bob Guccione

President.: Kathy Keeton
Editor: Patrice Adcroft
Graphics Director: Frank Devino
Editor at Large: Dick Teresi
Managing Editor: Steve Fox
Art Director: Dwayne Flinchum

 
Contents / Articles

First Word (pg 6)
National Health Care
by Mary Stout

Omnibus (pg 10)
Data Bank

Communications (pg 11)
Correspondence

Forum (pg 14)
In Search of Utopia
by Murray Cox

Space (pg 18)
The Mind in Space
by Alcestis Oberg

Body (pg 22)
The Pasteur Institute at 100
by Judson Gooding

Earth (pg 24)
Reptiles that Heal
by R Edward McNeil

Continuum (pg 27)
What's Love Got to Do With It.

Paradise Tossed (pg 36)
Personal Utopias of Elie Wiesel, Tammy Faye Bakker,
Max Headroom, Hans Kung, Coretta Scott King,
Stephan Jay Gould, Jesse Jackson, Grace Slick,
David Rockefeller, Kurt Vonnegut, and others
by Marion Long

OMNI's Whole Universe Catalog (Pullout)
Artifacts, Technology, Exercises, and Fantasy Items
for the Future: Out-of-body Experiences

A Handful of Horror (pg 44)
Fiction: Five Tales of Terror
by Edward Bryant, Patricia Highsmith, Dan Simmons,
Pat Cadigan and Michael Swanwick


Interview (pg 56)
R.D. Lang
by Anthony Liversidge

Ports of Recall (pg 64)
Unraveling the Mysteries of Memory
by Bruce Schecther

Astral Abstraction (pg 77)
Pictorial: Imaginary Galaxies
by Nina Guccione

Fragments of Papyrus From the Temple of the Older Gods (pg 84)
Fiction
by William Kotzwinkle

Antimatter (pg 91)
Seven Ancient Aliens, etc.

Star Tech (pg 116)
The Consumer Electronics Show

Games (pg 120)
Mr. Wizard
by Scot Morris

Last Word (pg 122)
Humor: Telltale Appliances
by Joe Queenan