Irrational, passionate, unpredictable
From THES, a review of Gods and Heroes of the Ancient World; and a review of The Disrespect Agenda or How the Wrong Kind of Niceness is Making us Weak and Unhappy by Lincoln Allison. A review of Worlds at War: The 2,500-Year Struggle Between East and West by Anthony Pagden. Irrational, passionate, unpredictable — politicians' marriages remind us of all the things that drive us nuts about relations (and government). A review of The Flash Press: Sporting Male Weeklies in 1840s by Patricia Cline Cohen, Timothy J. Gilfoyle, and Helen Lefkowitz Horowitz. The first chapter from Guesstimation: Solving the World's Problems on the Back of a Cocktail Napkin by Lawrence Weinstein and John A. Adam (and test your estimability). From Comment, an interview with Timothy Shah on the opening of the evangelical mind.
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