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There are at least 4,200 religions in the world today. It’s obvious there’s a 0% chance all of them are the true word of God.

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Gene editing and embryo selection still elicit a good deal of resistance. But in the next decades, humanity will need highly-intelligent visionaries.

3 Ways Christianity Was Largely Responsible For The Holocaust

While Christianity wasn’t the sole catalyst for the Holocaust, there is no doubt that Christianity set the stage for the Holocaust to happen.

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How Catholic women fought against Vatican’s prohibition on contraceptives

50 years ago a fierce debate erupted in the Church over "Humanae Vitae", which reiterated the church's ban on artificial contraception.

What’s stopping us from using CRISPR to gene edit humans to fight disease?

Over the past two decades, gene therapy has come of age, but there are different means of delivering genetic payload.

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?

Christian zealots are a health hazard – and their actions infringe on secular liberties

It’s not a good idea to remain silent or to allow ourselves to be intimidated by aggressive Christian infringements on the public sector.

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