The Daily Populous

Wednesday December 12nd, 2018 morning edition

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Enter Generation Z: Born between 1999 and 2015, they are the first truly “post-Christian” generation.

More than any other generation before them, Gen Z does not assert a religious identity.

And it shows: The percentage of Gen Z that identifies as atheist is double that of the U.S. adult population.

To examine the culture, beliefs and motivations shaping this next generation, Barna conducted a major study in partnership with Impact 360 Institute, now available in the brand new Gen Z report.

For Gen Z, “atheist” is no longer a dirty word: The percentage of teens who identify as such is double that of the general population (13% vs. 6% of all adults).

The proportion that identifies as Christian likewise drops from generation to generation.

Gen Z nonbelievers have much in common with their older counterparts in this regard, but a few differences stand out. »

Metro 2033 film has been cancelled because the scripter wanted to 'Americanize' it

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"In Washington DC, Nazis don’t work, Communists don’t work at all, and the Dark Ones don’t work.

That's obviously a very stereotypical take on Russian-ness, but it's also at the core of the Metro games.

Glukhovsky said he's still "optimistic" about a Metro 2033 film being made, and expressed hope that the upcoming release of Metro Exodus will help the process by exposing the series to a wider audience. »

The Galaxy S10 Will Have a Headphone Jack, Turning It Into a Luxury Feature

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Samsung has killed the the 3.5-mm headphone jack in the Galaxy A8s but it will likely keep it on the S10 series.

Yes, the humble 10-cent audio port is becoming a deluxe feature on expensive flagship phones.

I won’t be surprised if Samsung kills the headphone jack in all its phones but the most expensive ones, making it a luxury option rather than a given feature. »

TIME Person of the Year 2018: 'The Guardians and the War on Truth'

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A group of journalists whose work has landed them in jail — or cost them their lives — has been named TIME’s Person of the Year for 2018.

Jamal Khashoggi is the Washington Post columnist murdered for his criticism of the Saudi crown prince.

Others who made the 2018 shortlist include the student activists who led a march on Washington — and hundreds of satellite marches across the world. »

Time magazine names Jamal Khashoggi and persecuted journalists 'person of the year'

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Time magazine has collectively named Jamal Khashoggi and other killed and imprisoned journalists as its “person of the year” for 2018.

The 61-year-old’s body has still not been found and is thought by Turkish investigators to have been dissolved in acid.

The journalists named are representative of many others facing serious risks to cover the stories of our time, the magazine said. »