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  • Leader of Asian American Institute seeks to unite communities into political bloc

     Leader of Asian American Institute seeks to unite communities into political bloc
    In many ways, Asian-Americans have done remarkably well in achieving the American dream of going to college, working at a good job and earning a nice living.    Take Tuyet Le, who came to the United States as a Vietnamese refugee when she was 3 years...
  • Confessions of a recovering 'stupid male'

    Confessions of a recovering 'stupid male'
    Is it possible to transform from a self-centered, immature, angry man into a more open, loving, communicative husband? For Mike Love, the author of "Confessions of a Recovering Stupid Male: Creating Loving Relationships That Will Last a Lifetime"...
  • Cult vs. religion: what's the difference?

    Cult vs. religion: what's the difference?
    A pastor supporting Rick Perry calls Mormonism a "cult." Is that untrue? Well, what's the difference between a "cult" and a "religion"? Not easy to say. Many people think they know the difference when they see it. Scientology and the Rev. Sun Myung Moon'...
  • 15 hotels to stay in before you die

    15 hotels to stay in before you die
    Whether it's balanced on the rim of a volcano or made of crystallized salt, the right hotel can provide you with a good year's worth of bragging material. These are the kinds of places you have to go at least once, if only to say you have. The best...
  • Malcolm Browne dies at 81; journalist took burning monk photo

    Malcolm Browne dies at 81; journalist took burning monk photo
    Of the foreign journalists who had been alerted to a shocking political protest against South Vietnam's U.S.-supported government, only one — Malcolm Browne of the Associated Press — arrived in June 1963 to document it. His photos of Buddhist...
  • Western lens, Eastern lens

    Western lens, Eastern lens
    Meet another member of South Florida's many-sided faith community. This week we're talking with Jane Jishin Faysash, a priest of the Southern Palm Zen Group, based in Boca Raton. Q: Did you convert from another religion? A: I grew up Catholic, and I'...
  • Review: 'A Tale for the Time Being' by Ruth Ozeki

    Review: 'A Tale for the Time Being' by Ruth Ozeki
    Ruth Ozeki's third novel, "A Tale for the Time Being," begins with writerly disappointment. Well, it also begins with a teenage girl in a fetish café texting her great-grandmother, a feminist-anarchist Buddhist nun who purports to be 104 years old....
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  • Review: 'The Huston Smith Reader' surveys a remarkable life

    Review: 'The Huston Smith Reader' surveys a remarkable life
    -------------------- The Huston Smith Reader Edited with an introduction by Jeffery Paine University of California Press: 280 pp., $29.95 -------------------- A restless curiosity about the sacred dimensions of life drove Huston Smith to seek...
  • Swastikas: For nice people?

    Swastikas: For nice people?
    Those flamboyant Raelians will go global in their own way this weekend: with a young woman in a globe. To publicize their annual "World Swastika Rehabilitation Day," the Florida Raelians will gather on Lincoln Road and Washington Avenue in Miami Beach....
  • Review: Jim Holt's compelling 'Why Does the World Exist?'

     Review: Jim Holt's compelling 'Why Does the World Exist?'
    -------------------- Why Does the World Exist? An Existential Detective Story Jim Holt Liveright: 310 pp., $27.95 -------------------- "How old is the Universe?" Kurt Vonnegut asked in his 1973 novel "Breakfast of Champions." "It is one half-second...