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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.

One-Fourth of Christians ‘Speak in Tongues’

Will much of Christianity be transformed into jerking, howling, swooning congregations who utter incoherent sounds?

What would you do – with the infinite extra years – if you were immortal?

"Deathists" say death is integral to the "natural order." But death is sabotage and chaos, the malicious annihilator of plans and intentions.

We Don’t Have Free Will. We Have Something Better.

We have ‘self-aware, conceptual reasoning’, or SCR for short. Future machines that have SCR will also have moral agency.

Tax the Churches and Give the Revenue to Hungry Children

Buying a bigger mansion for a billionaire preacher does not serve the public interest better than ending malnourished stomachs.

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