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Magic and Authority

As Michael Bailey introduces the reader to the religious world of ancient polytheism, the modern reader is confronted with what may be a disorienting fact: they did not have a concept of magic in the same way we do. 2,184 more words

Technology

Eugenics Via CRISPR is No Different than Nazi Übermensch Agenda

The Übermensch (German for “Overman, Superman, Superhuman, Hyperman, Hyperhuman”; German pronunciation: [ˈˀyːbɐmɛnʃ]) is a concept in the philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche. In his 1883 book Thus Spoke Zarathustra (German: Also sprach Zarathustra), Nietzsche has his character Zarathustra posit the Übermensch as a goal for humanity to set for itself.

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Soteriology

Call for Submissions -- Science Fiction Anthology, "Year's Best Transhuman SF"

Greetings from the Ether,

The second anthology of Gehenna & Hinnom will be published in late-November of 2017. It will feature only the most speculative, intriguing, and mind-enhancing science fiction stories readers have ever read. 733 more words

Horror

Turing Church Podcast

The late Christopher Hitchens said something to the effect that conversations about religion are always interesting because you find out so much about a person: Their values, their conception of what is real, what matters in this life. 1,301 more words

Nights Before the Singularity Ep. 4

“Vajra, come,” said Woman, caressing the calligraphy down her abdomen. “Aubrey, follow Zeus.”

The two men heeded their divine commands. Many of the nanowires from the hall stitched Vajra, and it was to him that Woman spoke first. 551 more words

Transhumanism

Radical Technology, Bodyhacking, & Medicine

Michele Battle-Fisher calls on conventional medical to consider how acts of healing will change in the context of transhumanism. 655 more words

Law & Policy

Excerpt from ”Intensifying Hearts & Dreams” – season 17, episode 100

Int: Doomtown Luxury Towers, NICKY’s apartment

NICKY is pacing around the luxurious rooms, getting ready for a productive day of thoroughly nasty scheming. The kidnapped baybee lies on its back, being changed, powdered and having make-up applied by an advanced NannyBot™. 2,588 more words

Intensifying Hearts & Dreams