EMERGING VIRUSES: AIDS &
Nature, Accident or Intentional?
Tetrahedron, Inc. 1996.
Leonard G. Horowitz, D.M.D., M.A., M.P.H.
Foreward by W. John Martin, M.D., Ph.D.
"To do evil a human being must first of all believe that what he's
doing is good . . .
Ideology - that is what gives devildoing its long-sought
justification and gives the evildoer the necessary steatfastness
and determination. That is the social theory Which helps to make
his acts seem good instead of bad in his own and others' eyes, so
that he won't hear reproaches and curses but will receive praise
-Russian dissident Alexander Solzhenitsyn
DEDICATED TO THE SEEKERS OF TRUTH
and to those who, regardless of risk, labor tirelessly to tell it.
To the Reader
THIS BOOK is painfully nonfiction - the story is true, the
characters, scientific and political, are real. Secondary references
have been checked and authenticated.
Since the importance of this information was clear, I labored to
write for both critical health scientists and intelligent lay readers
without losing either. Technical words are explained in lay terms
for all to better understand.
Though many people - black, white, gay, straight, Jew and
gentile - may wish to deny the implications of this work, the truth
is the truth. As British statesman Edmund Burke said in the wake
of the American revolution, "People never give up their liberties
but under some delusion." Perhaps now, as AIDS consumes the
lives, liberties, and pursuits of an estimated 30 million HIV-
positive people worldwide, the time has come to vanquish our
delusions about it and its origin.
Despite its social and scientific importance, the origin of HIV has
been clouded in mystery. Based on the mass of circumstantial
and scientific evidence presented herein, the theory that
"emerging viruses" like HIV and Ebola spontaneously evolved
and naturally jumped species from monkey to man must be
There is an old saying in medicine, that diagnosis is