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The Week: America is on the verge of a tech panic and Silicon Valley isn’t helping
July 20, 2017
This article about the possibility of taxing and regulating robots and artificial intelligence cites a study by Baylor sociologist Paul McClure. In his analysis of technology-fueled anxiety, McClure found that 37 percent of Americans fit the definition of a “technophobe” and are more worried about losing their job to a robot than they are about a romantic breakup or public speaking.

New National Research from Baylor Religion Survey about Values, Mental Health and Technology Will Be Presented to Religion Newswriters Association Sept. 7-9


Christian Daily: Almost half of Americans say grace before meals— poll
June 27, 2017
Almost 50 percent of American adults claim that they pray before eating several times each week, a survey conducted by The Washington Post and the Kaiser Family Foundation has found. The article cites a Baylor study which found that older who are securely attached to God have a sense of well-being, and the more they pray, the more that feeling increases. Quoted is Baylor sociologist Blake Kent.

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