July, the seventh month of the Gregorian calendar echoes in a corner of my mind unlike any other month.
For most of U.S. history lawyers have controlled Congress. Today they're a third of the House members and one-half of the Senate members.
Why are millions protesting across America? Because maybe citizens have decided to take charge of this amorphous abstraction called justice.
Whether we admit it or not, our government's immigration policies condone an immoral callousness against migrant children.
We have the technology to potentially add a 47th chromosome. The implications are enormously consequential.
Does COVID-19 mark another turning point for the world? And, if so, in what direction are we heading?
Will a wide-spread practice of installing technology into the body fundamentally change human essence?
Ingenuity itself has little control over where it leads. But a world darkened by the fear of treading upon the unknown, is unimaginable.
With advances in genomic modification and computer-based prosthetics, we tumble headlong into a world populated by societies of transhumans.
For our successors, what they look like and what they believe in will go beyond change wrought by anything imaginable, today.