Science is the only cognitive authority in the world today. It explains forces that were once dark and mysterious.
There are good reasons to doubt that religious belief makes people’s lives go better, and good reasons to believe that they make their lives go…
Today the comfort provided by archaic religious superstitions impedes advancement and therefore should be set aside.
The pro-life arguments fail, primarily because the fetus satisfies few if any of the necessary and sufficient conditions for personhood.
Death is one of the worst fates that can befall us, despite the consolations offered by the deathists – the lovers of death.
The arguments for the pro-life position are seriously deficient, while the opposing arguments are philosophically robust.
In the intellectual realm we need to utilize technology to augment our intelligence by any means possible—including artificial intelligence.
There are important reasons to be suspicious about the anti-immortality arguments – many are made by those who profit from death.
Perhaps with our hard-earned knowledge we can slay death, thereby opening up the possibility for more meaningful lives.
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