Welcome!  On this site you can access resources in English and Spanish that represent my research and commentaries ranging from the social uses of television to evolutionary communication

James Lull, author

About James

A biographical sketch about James Lull who is an Emeritus Professor of Communication Studies at San Jose State University located in the heart of California’s Silicon Valley 

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Commentaries

Features some of James’ provocative written and photographic essays about evolution, religion, politics, media, culture and a host of other contemporary topics

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Portal Español

A Spanish-language repository of links to some of James Lull’s most important articles, essays, and book chapters.  An excellent resource for professors and researchers in Latin America

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The Book of Mormon

The Book of Mormon

In a moment that would surely rankle Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, one of the fictional elders in the smash hit Broadway musical The Book of Mormon, exclaims, “We’re not Christians. We’re Mormons!” But the point of the play is not simply to ridicule...

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Not of this World?

Not of this World?

It represents the “Not of this World” subculture of religious fanatics who take it upon themselves to announce to commoners like us they are just a bit too good for life on Earth. They’re going to heaven and you probably aren’t. Poor things are stuck here on Earth....

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Understanding Social Darwinism

Understanding Social Darwinism

In the middle of the partisan fight over the federal budget last year, President Barack Obama criticized the Republican’s “attempt to impose a radical vision” as “thinly veiled social Darwinism.” And in a recent show, Jon Stewart referred negatively to the idea of...

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