Celebrity technologist Elon Musk recently suggested that we may be living in a computer simulation . Of course this made technology news headlines around the world. And of course many articles have rushed to reassure their readers that Elon's suggestion is ...
The New Yorker recently published an article, variously entitled "How to Become a God" or "The Immortality Upgrade" , featuring the Mormon Transhumanist Association and a few of its leaders, including me. It was the third most popular article on The New Yor...
Since 2010, I've been researching and using nootropics. Sometimes called "smart drugs," nootropics are dietary supplements that support brain function and promote mental performance. Persuaded by consistent reports from scientific literature, I began using ...
It took me two years to read the 216 pages in Eric Steinhart's book, Your Digital Afterlives: Computational Theories of Life after Death . Friends know that's because I'm the world's slowest reader of philosophical texts that interest me -- and just about a...
This is a transcript of a sermon I gave at the Unitarian Universalist Society of South Valley in Salt Lake City this morning. My friend and fellow religious Transhumanist, Jordan Roberts, invited me to speak on religious Transhumanism and the New God Argume...
I've published version 3.3 of the New God Argument . The changes since version 3.2 are to simplify language in the propositions and to adjust the definitions accordingly. Most are minor. But one is particularly worth direct attention. I've combined "superin...
'Rhodiola Rosea" by Tero Laakso under CC BY-SA 2.0 / resized A friend wrote to ask about my thoughts on the relation between nootropics and the Word of Wisdom. Nootropics are substances that safely support brain function and improve mental performance. T...
This is a transcript of my talk at the 2016 Conference of the Mormon Transhumanist Association, held yesterday in the Provo Library. The conference attracted about 65 attendees in person, and hundreds of others watched the livestream from Transfigurism.org....
Our generation is not the first to question the compatibility of religion and science, and our generation would not be the first to reconcile the two. History provides innumerable examples, including that of Christianity, which has repeatedly challenged and...
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How Bitcoin’s Blockchain Could Power an Alternate Internet
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Call for Papers for 2015 Conference of the Mormon Transhumanist Associat...
Read the latest news, announcements and events from and about the Mormon Transhumanist Association.
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Transcendence: The Disinformation Encyclopedia of Transhumanism and the ...
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Scientist Stephen Wolfram explains why technically it will absolutely be possible for humans to live forever.
Censorship 2.0: Shadowy forces controlling online conversations
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Study finds that employees who are open about religion are happier | Sci...
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Transhumanists Beware! Your Ideology is Being Hijacked
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Facebook – Blocked, banned and account deleted. « Khannea Suntzu
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Transhumanist “Speakers Bureau” - Assembling Our Visionary Team - Bright...
Brighter Brains Institute (BBI) is compiling an excellent lineup of lecturers on futurist / transhumanist topics, in our new “HUB” section,
Two Transhumanist Groups to publish anthology on “Creating Abundance wit...
The Brighter Brains Institute and the Mormon Transhumanist Association are co-publishing an ebook anthology in Spring 2015, titled: The Poor
10 Reasons Our Universe Might Actually Be Virtual Reality
Physical realism is the view that the physical world we see is real and exists by itself, alone. Most people think this is self-evident, but
Solar and Wind Energy Start to Win on Price vs. Conventional Fuels
The cost of electricity from wind and solar power plants has plummeted, making it cheaper than coal or natural gas in some places.