(Ptyx Press, 1985: poetry and aphorisms)
Some people regard this as Fred's finest work. It embodies the paradise-like experience Fred enjoyed during his fifth year in Ohio, when he was building a house and garden, reading deeply in science, theology, philosophy, nineteenth and twentieth century fiction, and poetry, and awaiting the birth of his second son, Victor Benjamin Turner. Here the core of Fred's cosmology, psychology, ethics, and social philosophy, founded deeply on the theory of evolution, is first tentatively explored. At first Fred was not interested in publishing this book, nor did he believe that it could be published, as it so completely rejected the poststructuralist and late modernist theory of the time. A friend, Edwin Watkins, published it, partly at his own personal expense.