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  • 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'...
  • Contributing to the Gross National Happiness in Bhutan

    Contributing to the Gross National Happiness in Bhutan
    Bhutan? Just telling people I was coming to Bhutan evoked wonder. Some extolled it as "the true Shangri-La" and the home of "pure Buddhism," incredible trekking, pristine environments, authentic culture and Gross National Happiness, or GNH — the...
  • 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...
  • Movie review: 'Shaolin'

    Movie review: 'Shaolin'
    "Shaolin," with its feuding warlords and fighting monks in '20s era China, is a sprawling popcorn blast of action kept spinning with crazy cool kung fu, tons of fake spurting blood (I think everyone had a packet clinched in their teeth) and slacker...
  • Briefly In The News

    Fundraiser nets $7,000 for mammal center The Pacific Marine Mammal Center raised $7,000 at its Martini Madness fundraiser at the Madison Square Garden Café on Saturday. There were 175 people at the fundraiser lending support to the center and helping it...
  • Around & About

    CLASSES Rose pruning — Saturday, Jan. 8, 11 a.m. Rose horticulturist Amanda Everett teaches why rose pruning is necessary, what tools to use, the best time to prune and pruning techniques for different types of roses. The class meets in the Rose...
  • Jerry Brown Will Need Political Know-How to Lead California

    Jerry Brown Will Need Political Know-How to Lead California
    Jerry Brown, the enigmatic former governor who always seemed to be eyeing his next political post, returns to the state capital this week to lead a much different California than the one he oversaw 28 years ago.       The state's finances are in a deep...
  • Pathways of Prayer: Buddhism

    Pathways of Prayer: Buddhism
    By some estimates Buddhism is the fourth largest religion in the world.   Some 350 million people worldwide practice Buddhism.    Buddhists make up a large percentage of the population in China, Japan, Vietnam, and the Koreas.   KSPR found a small group...
  • On Faith: A week to celebrate interfaith harmony

    The idea of interfaith harmony might strike some as ironic in light of the immensity of interfaith disharmony through history right down to the present. This is particularly true at the moment in some Muslim-majority nations, where persecution of...
  • Richard Branson to visit UCI

    Sir Richard Branson, the British tycoon who created the Virgin Group of companies, is scheduled to appear Tuesday night at UC Irvine, where he will talk about how entrepreneurial ideas can help solve the world's problems, UCI officials said in a news...
  • The Crowd: British tycoon of Virgin Group visits Orange County

    Sir Richard Branson, founder of the Virgin Group of companies and one of the world's most influential business leaders, appeared Jan. 25 at UC Irvine as part of the "Living Peace" series of talks co-hosted by UCI and a local nonprofit, the Center for...