Beelzebub's Tales to His Grandson

Table of Contents

chapter title pages
Front Matter 1
Friendly Advice 2
1. The Arousing of Thought 3-50
2. Introduction: Why Beelzebub Was in Our Solar System 51-55
3. The Cause of the Delay in the Falling of the Ship Karnak 56-65
4. The Law of Falling 66-69
5. The System of Archangel Hariton 70-72
6. Perpetual Motion 73-75
7. Becoming Aware of Genuine Being-Duty 76-78
8. The Impudent Brat Hassein, Beelzebub’s Grandson, Dares to Call Men “Slugs” 79-80
9. The Cause of the Genesis of the Moon 81-86
10. Why “Men” Are Not Men 87-93
11. A Piquant Trait of the Peculiar Psyche of Contemporary Man 94-97
12. The First “Growl” 98-102
13. Why in Man’s Reason Fantasy May Be Perceived as Reality 103-105
14. The Beginnings of Perspectives Promising Nothing Very Cheerful 106-108
15. The First Descent of Beelzebub upon the Planet Earth 109-120
16. The Relative Understanding of Time 121-133
17. The Arch-absurd According to the Assertion of Beelzebub, Our Sun Neither Lights nor Heats 134-148
18. The Arch-preposterous 149-176
19. Beelzebub’s Tales About His Second Descent onto the Planet Earth 177-206
20. The Third Flight of Beelzebub to the Planet Earth 207-226
21. The First Visit of Beelzebub to India 227-251
22. Beelzebub for the First Time in Tibet 252-267
23. The Fourth Personal Sojourn of Beelzebub on the Planet Earth 268-314
24. Beelzebub’s Flight to the Planet Earth for the Fifth Time 315-346
25. The Very Saintly Ashiata Shiemash, Sent from Above to the Earth 347-352
26. The Legominism Concerning the Deliberations of the Very Saintly Ashiata Shiemash Under the Title of “The Terror-of-the-Situation” 353-365
27. The Organization for Man’s Existence Created by the Very Saintly Ashiata Shiemash 366-389
28. The Chief Culprit in the Destruction of All the Very Saintly Labors of Ashiata Shiemash 390-412
29. The Fruits of Former Civilizations and the Blossoms of the Contemporary 413-448
30. Art 449-523
31. The Sixth and Last Sojourn of Beelzebub on the Planet Earth 524-557
32. Hypnotism 558-578
33. Beelzebub as Professional Hypnotist 579-590
34. Russia 591-656
35. A Change in the Appointed Course of the Falling of the Transspace Ship Karnak 657-659
36. Just a Wee Bit More About the Germans 660-662
37. France 663-693
38. Religion 694-743
39. The Holy Planet “Purgatory” 744-812
40. Beelzebub Tells How People Learned and Again Forgot About the Fundamental Cosmic Law of Heptaparaparshinokh 813-870
41. The Bokharian Dervish Hadji-Asvatz-Troov 871-917
42. Beelzebub in America 918-1054
43. Beelzebub’s Survey of the Process of the Periodic Reciprocal Destruction of Men, or Beelzebub’s Opinion of War 1055-1144
44. In the Opinion of Beelzebub, Man’s Understanding of Justice Is for Him in the Objective Sense an Accursed Mirage 1119-1144
45. In the Opinion of Beelzebub, Man’s Extraction of Electricity from Nature and Its Destruction During Its Use, Is One of the Chief Causes of the Shortening of the Life of Man 1145-1160
46. Beelzebub Explains to His Grandson the Significance of the Form and Sequence Which He Chose for Expounding the Information Concerning Man 1161-1172
47. The Inevitable Result of Impartial Mentation 1173-1183
48. From the Author 1184-1238