News items relating to religious tolerance and information
|2008-FEB-05: World: Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, 91,
founder of the Transcendental Meditation movement, died in the Dutch
town of Vlodrop. He was a guru to the Beatles and introduced transcendental
meditation to the West. He had resigned his post on JAN-28.|
|2008-FEB-23: US: University of Texas is conducting study on
U.S. middle-aged women: The university is conducting a study to explore
ethnic differences in midlife women's attitudes toward physical activity.
Gift certificates are given to participants.|
"You are eligible to participate in this study if you are a midlife
women aged 40 to 60 years old who do not have any mobility problems; who
can read and write English; who are online; and whose self-reported
ethnic identity is Hispanic, non-Hispanic (N-H) White, N-H African
American, or N-H Asian."
"Data will be collected through the Internet from Feb. 1, 2008 to May
31, 2011. Methods for the data collection include an Internet survey
among 500 midlife women in the U.S. on the Internet and four
ethnic-specific online forum discussions among about 30 midlife women
per ethnic group recruited among the Internet survey participants."
See their website at:
http://mapa.nur.utexas.edu/ All of this has nothing to do with religious
tolerance or information. However, they asked us for help.
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Copyright © 2008 by Ontario Consultants on Religious
Originally written: 2008-FEB-04
Latest update: 2008-FEB-24
Compiler: B.A. Robinson