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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)
17 Jul 2022
Alcohol consumption is dangerous and expensive, for both individuals and communities. The scientific evidence is strong, as I’ll show you. Before I do that, I should acknowledge and comment on a conflict of interest. Th ... (More)
23 Jun 2022
Friends have been asking for my opinion on the possibility of sentient AI. And what better time to write about that than early on a morning when I’m literally losing sleep over my thoughts on the question. I happen also ... (More)
23 Jun 2022
Have you heard of Roko’s Basilisk? Gulp. Too late. ;) Today, I interviewed an artificial intelligence about Roko’s Basilisk. It seemed appropriate. You probably understand why, if you already know what it is. If you d ... (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.