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
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
Features some of James’ provocative written and photographic essays about evolution, religion, politics, media, culture and a host of other contemporary topics
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
The Book of Mormon
In a moment that would surely rankle Mormon Senator 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 the Mormon faith,...
Not of this World?
This symbol 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. Meanwhile, many of the rest of...
Understanding Social Darwinism
Understood correctly, social Darwinism refers as much to cooperation and community as it does to individuals looking out only for their immediate self-interest. Our hominid ancestors learned to cooperate in order to hunt and raise families successfully. It’s true of...