Category: Science & Technology

Windmills – the quintessential 21st century folly
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Windmills – the quintessential 21st century folly

admin - Oct 14, 2017

In the eighteenth century, wealthy aristocrats in France and England demonstrated their sense of taste by building large decorative buildings…

Smartphone dystopia
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Smartphone dystopia

admin - Oct 09, 2017

"If the people who built these technologies are taking such radical steps to wean themselves free, can the rest of…

Chinese cannibalize cloned embryos for parts
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Chinese cannibalize cloned embryos for parts

admin - Oct 05, 2017

Scientists around the world have now published eight studies reporting gene editing in human embryos, five in the past two…

Salvation by algorithm: God, technology and the new 21st-century religions
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Religion
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Salvation by algorithm: God, technology and the new 21st-century religions

admin - Oct 03, 2017

Yuval Noah Harari follows the work he has done in Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind (2014) and Homo Deus:…

Dr Robert P. George:  Are Human Embryos Human Beings?  Are they Persons?
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Dr Robert P. George: Are Human Embryos Human Beings? Are they Persons?

admin - Oct 01, 2017

On April 5, 2016, Dr. Robert P. George, McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence at Princeton University, delivered this lecture for the inaugural…

The Brave New World of Artificial Human Embryos
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The Brave New World of Artificial Human Embryos

admin - Sep 23, 2017

Novelist Aldous Huxley envisaged a Brave New World in which its citizens were subjected to a wide array of medical,…

The More We Know, the Less We Know
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The More We Know, the Less We Know

admin - Aug 02, 2017

"While everyone recognizes the benefits of knowledge, there are those who misinterpret our collective advancement as an invitation to exert…

Brain Drain: The Mere Presence of One’s Own Smartphone Reduces Available Cognitive Capacity
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Brain Drain: The Mere Presence of One’s Own Smartphone Reduces Available Cognitive Capacity

admin - Aug 02, 2017

We all understand the joys of our always-wired world—the connections, the validations, the laughs … the info. … But we…

Don’t Believe in God? Maybe You’ll Try U.F.O.s
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Don’t Believe in God? Maybe You’ll Try U.F.O.s

admin - Aug 01, 2017

" A growing body of research suggests that the evidence for a decline in traditional religious belief, identity and practice…

The latest case in a eugenicist history of ‘weeding out’ native Canadians
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The latest case in a eugenicist history of ‘weeding out’ native Canadians

admin - Jul 29, 2017

Canada's public health policies has long been linked with eugenics.  The government also has a legacy of abuse against native…