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7 days ago
There are at least two ways to be less wrong. You can decrease risk of being wrong, which also decreases opportunity for being right. Or you can increase opportunity for being right, which also increases risk of being wro ... (More)
07 Oct 2022
A friend asked me questions about the historical Jesus. Was he important? Is he still important? If so, why? I’ve written much about Jesus over the years. My emphasis is often on the importance of revering Jesus as an e ... (More)
05 Oct 2022
Today, I’ve lived as many days as my father had lived when he died from cancer. And I’m celebrating by publishing an illustrated second edition of The Consolation. On 7 April 1844, less than three months before his as ... (More)
16 Sep 2022
A friend asked for my thoughts on “The Spaceships of Ezekiel” by Josef F. Blumrich in 1974. I hadn’t heard of the book before. But the topic sounded fun, even if speculative in a way that warrants skepticism. So I d ... (More)
20 Jul 2022
When we imagine better minds and bodies, better relationships, and a better world, we imagine God. When we trust in and work toward such, we have the most important kind of faith. It’s the kind that becomes God. Then we ... (More)
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Transfiguration: Parallels and Complements between Mormonism and Transhumanism
March 2007 by members of the Mormon Transhumanist Association
Read the Sunstone magazine cover article about Mormon Transhumanism.
Parallels and Convergences: Mormon Thought and Engineering Vision
February 2012 by members of the Mormon Transhumanist Association and others
Read about Mormon thought and engineering vision.
What is Mormon Transhumanism?
April 2015 by Lincoln Cannon
Read the journal of Theology and Science article about Mormon Transhumanism.
3 April 2015 by members of the Mormon Transhumanist Association and others at the Salt Lake City Public Library
Watch recordings of the 2015 Conference of the Mormon Transhumanist Association on topics at the intersection of technology, spirituality, science, and religion.