The dogmatism of most of the world faiths seems to be giving place
to a more questioning and uncertain approach.
The environment minister is horrified at the thought of bars following the lead of New York, giving place
cards to people to keep their seats while they nipped outside for a cigarette.
missteps, however, in downplaying the influence of Asian texts and philosophies on Emerson, Whitman, and Thoreau and giving place
of prominence to World War II's exposure of thousands of servicemen to Asian ways of being.