We still are not close to designing any self-replicating machine. That is still pure science fiction.
That Darwinism seems even superficially plausible depends completely on the ability of living things to reproduce themselves without significant degradation.
The culture of death — the dehumanization of the vulnerable and the unwanted — is fast upon us.
He has a different take on imperfection, one more optimistic than one might expect from someone who writes about what’s wrong with us.
Like a well-written, trillion-page novel, every micro-step, every macro-step, every twist and turn of our development follows a master plan.