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Brain-Computer Interfaces: The Next Step in Human Evolution

We are well on our way as Homo sapiens to becoming a species that fully merges technology with our organic bodies.

Catholic church cannot bless same-sex unions, Vatican decrees

The Vatican has said the church cannot bless same-sex unions, as God "does not bless sin", dashing the hopes of gay Catholics.

Brain-controlled computers are becoming a reality, but major hurdles remain

Imagine controlling your computer just by thinking. It sounds far-out, but real advances are happening.

Going Interplanetary – How Can We Build a Lunar Colony?

In so many ways, a permanent human presence on the Moon could open the door to the entire Solar System.

Artificial intelligence will be here soon

Over the last few years I have gone from an AGI skeptic to being significantly worried about how soon it will likely come to exist.

Human Numbers Are Affecting Everything Including World Peace and Survival

The rule seems to be never mention human numbers as a factor in loss of democracy, decent livelihood, environmental protections, etc.

An ecologically sustainable future requires addressing both population and consumption

Changing the 'status quo' to properly address both growth in human population and consumption is a difficult challenge.

The Christian Right could be irrelevant by 2024

While the older cohort of the Christian Right is aging and dying out, the younger is abandoning it due to being fed up.

Is Climate Change Responsible for the Conflicts We’re Seeing Around the World Today?

CNA's Military Advisory Board: Climate change poses a serious threat to U.S. national security and is becoming a "catalyst for conflict".

E. O. Wilson: Runaway population growth at epicenter of environmental problems

The renowned biologist E. O. Wilson says the epicenter of all of our problems in the environment is runaway population growth.

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