Category: Culture & Ethics
40 Years Ago: Solzhenitsyn’s Prophetic Warning — and Meyer’s Counterpoint of Hope
Citing Dostoevsky, Solzhenitsyn stressed the need to be intellectually prepared to meet the challenge of atheism. That preparation requires a choice.
Peter Singer Compares Abortion to Turning Off a Computer
Singer first claims that should an AI ever become “sentient,” turning it off would be akin to killing a being with the highest moral value.
Why Mathematics and Literature Point to Intelligent Design
In an era where un-design is celebrated, a mathematician shows that structure and order are inherent in both literature and the universe.
Here’s Another Transhumanist Dream Come True — Revisiting Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451
Despite all the transhumanist predictions of the Singularity, it’s hard to dismiss the fact that to a certain degree we’ve already merged with our machines.
We’re Seeing the First Wave of Applied Transhumanism
OK. Let’s get real. Most of the morphological transformations for which transhumanists yearn will almost surely never come to pass.