challenging religious privilege in public life



Our Genetic Future Is Coming… Faster Than We Think

Our species is on the cusp of a revolution that will change every aspect of our lives but we’re hardly talking about it.

How Should Humanity Steer the Future? The Leverage and Centrality of Mind

Human minds as they currently exist are not capable of effecting our most desirable present and future.

Taking over from evolution: how technology could enhance humanity

The 21st century and beyond promises an array of novel methods for enhancing human cognition.

Shaping Our Genes

Excerpt from Nobel Prize-winning biochemist Christian de Duve's book, "Genetics of Original Sin: The Impact of Natural Selection on the Future of Humanity".

In Search of Memory: The Emergence of a New Science of Mind

Excerpt from Nobel Prize-winning neuroscientist Eric Kandel's book, "In Search of Memory: The Emergence of a New Science of Mind".

Embryos, Cloning, Stem Cells, and the Promise of Reprogramming

Excerpt from Nobel Prize-winning cancer biologist Harold Varmus's book, "The Art and Politics of Science".