US leaders do not provide much hope that they can learn from the past or even from the disasters that they see in Europe.
The US population has risen from 185 million in 1965 when immigration laws were changed to 330 million, with no vote from US citizens.
From the state level to federal policy, Republicans have managed to pass restrictions on reproductive health and its funding.
Christians are not alone in their miracle belief. Nearly 8 in 10 Americans say they believe in miracles, including almost 20 percent of nonbelievers.
The decline in US abortions has nothing to do with efforts of the anti-choicers but improved access to birth control.
Science and technology are converging in a way that makes even the most ridiculous sounding scenario viable - and at great speed.
The number of potentially valuable building blocks is exploding around the world, and the possibilities are multiplying like never before.
Will machines eventually outsmart us at all tasks, replacing humans on the job market and perhaps altogether?
As with everything in life, our path forward requires balance: enabling the good, while mitigating the risk of unintended consequences.
The building blocks to both enhance and/or diminish humanity are there – it’s a question of how we as a society manage this exponential world.