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Lincoln Cannon
Technologist and Philosopher
Technologist and Philosopher

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12 real smart drugs improve memory, focus, and mood so you can work, learn, and live better. #nootropics #limitless

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LDS Church Has No Official Position on Human Evolution
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), the largest Mormon denomination, has no official position on human evolution. This should be repeated and emphasized, in part because the LDS Church has not done much to ensure this non-position ...

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A Vision for Mormon Transhumanism
I envision the role of Mormon Transhumanism in context of an analogy. Two thousand five hundred years ago, humanity was evolving into a new way of thinking, expressed in part by transition away from polytheism. Zarathustra’s teachings had spread throughout ...

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If You Could Hie to Kolob (Endless Version)
" If You Could Hie to Kolob " has, as far back as I can remember, always been among my favorite Mormon hymns. When I was a child, it spoke to the nascent Transhumanist in me . And as an adult, I seem to have an unquenchable thirst for the vision it articula...

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How a Mormon Kid Recognized that He Was a Transhumanist
Implicitly, I’ve been a Transhumanist since childhood. My Mormon parents taught me, from before my earliest memories, that we are all children of God with potential to be God. And not just any kind of god. Not the kind that would raise itself above others i...

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Jesus Invites All to Share in the Titles and Roles of Christ
Jesus has many titles and corresponding roles, most notably Christ. The English word, "christ", comes from the Greek word, "kristos", which has the same meaning as the Hebrew word, "messiah". A christ or messiah is literally an anointed person, or figurativ...

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Top 10 Christian Transhumanist Scriptures from the Bible
The Bible teaches Christian Transhumanism. Or, in other words, as presented in the Bible, Christianity entails Transhumanism. Of course some Christians would disagree. And some Christians may not understand what that means. But we can make a reasonable case...

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To Love Is Better Than To Know Is Better Than To Obey
Spencer, my oldest son, recently completed training to be a missionary for the LDS Church. As I and many others who have gone through it can attest, the training includes a relatively strong emphasis on obedience. That caught Spencer's attention. And that's...

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Response to a New God Argument Critique by Timothy Killian
Timothy Killian authored a critique of the New God Argument (NGA). Entitled " An Analytic Review of Lincoln Cannon's 'The New God Argument' ", the critique includes some interesting thoughts about NGA's assumptions. The critique also includes numerous misch...

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Envision with Bryan Johnson a Future of Enhanced Human Intelligence
Bryan Johnson is a rising star among celebrity technologists. After selling Braintree Financial to Ebay for $800M in 2013, Bryan founded OS Fund to encourage development of emerging technologies in the fields of biotechnology, machine intelligence, and spac...
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