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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.

The Transhumanist Future Has No Pope

Modern values, transhumanist technology, and the embrace of reason are making many Catholic rules and rituals absurd.

Why We Need a Transhumanism Movement

We need a transhumanism movement because most of us have been brought up in cultures that don’t uphold reason and science values.

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.

Will Transhumanism Change Racism in the Future?

Expect humans to literally change their skin color soon through coming technologies - most that will probably be based on genetic editing.

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.

Transhumanism and Our Outdated Biology

Compared to humans, rats have better noses for smelling. Pigeons have sharper eyes for seeing. Humans are only best at reasoning.

The Catholic Church Has Declared War on Transhumanism

The Vatican is proposing extradition and trial of scientists conducting research that is deemed entirely legal in their home countries.

The First Person to Live to 150 Has Already Been Born

With robotics nanotechnology and high-speed computational neuroscience comes a new version of the something between 150 years old and infinity.

The Singularity Is Near: When Humans Transcend Biology

At the onset of the twenty-first century, humanity stands on the verge of the most transforming and the most thrilling period in its history.