Just plain different

Fee-Alexandra Haase (CIU): A Model of Mass-Media Text Types: The Empirical Case of Content from the New York Times. A review of Dark Ages: The Case for a Science of Human Behavior by Lee McIntyre. A review of Moral Clarity: A Guide for Grown-up Idealists by Susan Neiman. From the Journal of Philosophy & Scripture, Yii-Jan Singh (Yale): Semen, Philosophy, and Paul. From the Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture, a review of Pagan Theology: Paganism as a World Religion by Michael York. A review of Original Sin: A Cultural History by Alan Jacobs. More on What Would Jesus Deconstruct? by John Caputo. A review of My Father Before Me: How Fathers and Sons Influence Each Other Throughout Their Lives by Michael J. Diamond. A review of Cool Colleges: For the Hyper-Intelligent, Self-Directed, Late Blooming, and Just Plain Different by Donald Asher. Why fluff-over-substance makes perfect evolutionary sense. As Beijing and Moscow flex their muscles, some see a rising tide of authoritarianism, but don’t call it a Cold War. A review of Blindside: How to Anticipate Forcing Events and Wild Cards in Global Politics, and Francis Fukuyama on how the world's bullies are throwing their weight around, but history isn't on their side. An interview with Takis Fotopoulos on "inclusive democracy".