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Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions: A Review of What If?

Randall Munroe's "What If? Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions" is exactly what it says it is.

Gender and Power in New Guinea: A Review of Euphoria

"Euphoria" is a story about seizing life and a reminder of the potentially high cost of power and the lasting effects of our choices.

What If My Younger Self Friended Me on Facebook?

If by some strange experiment of internet time travel you were friended by your younger self on Facebook, would accept it?

The Connection Between Power and Memory: A Review of The People’s Republic of Amnesia

In "The People's Republic of Amnesia," Louisa Lim explores the power of forgetting for control in China and those who won't let Tiananmen disappear.

3 for Thursday: 3 Rare Videos of Famous Authors

Ever wonder what a normal day looks like for famous, but long gone authors like Mark Twain or Anne Frank? Now you can know.

Consider No Evil: Academic Freedom and Religious Higher Education

If you've wondered why theology plays such a prominent role in guiding and policing Christian higher education, then check out my new book, "Consider No Evil."

The Month My New Book Released and I Left My Full-Time Faculty Position

The Discarded Image is about accepting new ways of looking at the world; this month I did that by leaving my full-time faculty position.

Why Art and Science are Important Partners: A Review of The Where, the Why, and the How

Both science and art explore the reality of life, and in The Where, the Why, and The How they are an energetic team that connects with the reader with every turn of the page.
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