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When it comes to contraception and abortion, the Catholic Church remains in the Middle Ages

Ignoring scientific discoveries, as it did in the Galileo trial, Church doctrine reaches erroneous moral conclusions.

People and Planet – Sir David Attenborough’s take on overpopulation

Every environmental and social problem on this finite planet becomes more difficult and ultimately impossible to solve with even more people.

Is the Earth really overpopulated?

Yes, for two main reasons. First, people are rapidly displacing wildlife species across the globe, initiating a mass extinction event.

Population growth is a threat to the world’s climate

The curves of population growth and carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere since 1880 almost precisely follow each other.

Unlearning May be our Biggest Challenge

Alvin Toffler was right, continuous learning is the hallmark of our future as humans – but to relearn, we must unlearn.

A Case for Neural Augmentation

There is little reluctance to consider implants for somebody who is paralysed or has lost a limb. So what about implants in normal people?

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.

Christianity and Abortion: Scripture and Church Tradition

The arguments for the pro-life position are seriously deficient, while the opposing arguments are philosophically robust.

Transhumanism – How Science Will Make Us Immortal

The opponents of progress may have legitimate fears about future technologies, or they may be guided by ignorance and irrationality.

Yes, America Is Descending Into Totalitarianism

Recent trends reveal that the USA is becoming more authoritarian, totalitarian, and fascist. The very survival of the republic is now in doubt.

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