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.
Modern values, transhumanist technology, and the embrace of reason are making many Catholic rules and rituals absurd.
We need a transhumanism movement because most of us have been brought up in cultures that don’t uphold reason and science values.
Reason is the only means for human survival and arriving at coherent truths. Anything else belongs in the domain of the mystic.
Expect humans to literally change their skin color soon through coming technologies - most that will probably be based on genetic editing.
The future will be far better. Science will replace formal religion and its God, and we will be better as a species for it.
Compared to humans, rats have better noses for smelling. Pigeons have sharper eyes for seeing. Humans are only best at reasoning.
The Vatican is proposing extradition and trial of scientists conducting research that is deemed entirely legal in their home countries.
With robotics nanotechnology and high-speed computational neuroscience comes a new version of the something between 150 years old and infinity.
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.