challenging religious privilege in public life

Zoltan Istvan

Five Science and Technology Predictions for 2025

Genetic editing of the human embryo is here to stay, and may well prove to be the most important scientific advancement of the 21st century.

Deniers and Critics of AI Will Only Be Left Behind

AI is potentially the Holy Grail of all inventions, and it will bear the seeds of our own morals, idiosyncrasies, and prejudices.

Transhumanism is Being Guided by Reason and the Word “Why”

Reason is the only means for human survival and arriving at coherent truths. Anything else belongs in the domain of the mystic.

Can Transhumanism Overcome a Widespread Deathist Culture?

Gerontologists and other researchers have made major gains recently in the fields of life extension, anti-aging research, and longevity science.

Mind Uploading Will Replace the Need for Religion

The future will be far better. Science will replace formal religion and its God, and we will be better as a species for it.

Let’s Turn America’s Military-Industrial Complex Into A Science-Industrial Complex

Let America’s new wars be fought against cancer, diabetes, Alzheimer’s, and aging itself. It’s a win-win, except for body bag and casket makers.

Religion Is Harming Society And Lives

The fundamental problem with religion is that believers are so sure they’re "correct" on anything and everything they believe.

The Culture of Transhumanism Is About Self-Improvement

Our identity should not only be based on who we are, but also on where we’re going and what we can become.

Will science and progress make Christianity irrelevant in the 21st century?

The antithesis of the Bible is Western ideology: the scientific method, upon which the other part of modern humanity’s culture was built upon.

For Christians, Does Being Pro-Life Lead More Souls to Hell?

Where the Abrahamic rabbit hole gets weird is the fact that many Christians (and Muslims) believe that an aborted fetus goes to heaven.