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To better the world, humans need to be more intelligent and moral. We must evolve.

In the intellectual realm we need to utilize technology to augment our intelligence by any means possible—including artificial intelligence.

Can We Avoid Insulting Believers?

Skeptics face a quandary: When we declare that supernatural dogmas are false fairy tales, believers may feel bitterly insulted.

Why some women still vote Republican and what can be done about it

The Grand Old Party isn’t much of a party for women; it’s more like a frat party - a power-drunk letch-fest. The Grand Old Boys…

Supernatural religion is a colossal system of falsehoods

Invisible gods, devils, heavens, hells, angels, demons and other magical church entities don’t actually exist.

The Future of Artificial Intelligence and Cybernetics

If you could improve by implanting a chip in your brain, 'update yourself' and partially become a machine, would you? 

Four compelling reasons to fear population growth

What once appeared as an immense, unmeasurable expanse of land is now more clearly perceived as finite and increasingly limited.

It’s Time for Robots to Mine the Asteroids

Counter intuitively, the primary obstacles are not technical. Rather it is government inaction, in both funding and regulation.

The Four Waves of A.I.

When it comes to AI, it's incumbent upon us to understand its monumental impact, widespread benefits, and serious challenges.

Overpopulation during my lifetime of eighty years

With the depletion of finite resources and the destruction of habitat, the movement of humans will become increasingly predictable.

Automation will force us to realize that we are not defined by what we do

Yes, we will lose jobs  –  but AI will liberate us from routine work and push us to become more human, not less.

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