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A third of Asian Americans say religion is very important in their lives – survey

Historic Chinese pagoda and church tower of Old Saint Mary's Cathedral in Chinatown, downtown San Francisco, California

United StatesRNS More Asian Americans identify as atheist, agnostic or nonreligious than before, according to a survey released Wednesday by Pew Research Center. But 40 per cent of those Pew surveyed, who included Americans of Chinese, Filipino, Indian, Japanese, Korean and Vietnamese backgrounds, said they feel close to a religion for reasons aside from religion, […]

Artificial intelligence


Hasn’t AI – artificial intelligence – arrived quickly? And who knows what this is going to mean for the world? PICTURE: Mojahid Mottakin/Unsplash I heard about a CEO who gets ChatGPT to rewrite his emails before he sends them so they come across as authoritative, upbeat, encouraging and inspiring. (Maybe I should do that for these […]


Parent with children

Many of our personal problems can be traced back to the way we were parented. Were we encouraged or ignored? Loved or Abandoned? Emptied of ego, taught to move from wants to needs? To care for others? PICTURE: Julianne Liebermann/Unsplash The research around this is challenging. Often what we need is re-parenting. Who will do that for […]

In the US, Colorado baker loses appeal over transgender birthday cake

US Colorado Jack Philips

Denver, Colorado, USAP The Colorado baker who won a partial US Supreme Court victory after refusing to make a gay couple’s wedding cake because of his Christian faith lost an appeal Thursday in his latest legal fight, involving his rejection of a request for a birthday cake celebrating a gender transition. The Colorado Court of Appeals ruled […]