TRANSHUMANISTS AIM to fulfill the promise made in the Garden: You shall be as gods. Today we discuss a variety of memes and news items related to transhumanism.
MOUNTAINS ARE shaking. A massive earthquake has left over 2,400 dead in Nepal while a volcano in Chile has unexpectedly erupted. Some locals believe it was a manifestation of the god of the volcano. This isn’t surprising–mountains and volcanoes have been considered the abode of gods since the dawn of time.
ASTROPHYSICISTS ARE apparently beginning to rethink the idea of the Big Bang. A pair of researchers claimed this week that quantum mechanics suggest that the universe has always existed. The fact that erasing a starting point for the universe eliminates the need for a Creator is probably not coincidental.
THE TITLE of this week’s show is a reference to an exchange this week on QVC about whether the Moon is a planet or a star. Closer to home, we discuss Russia, ISIS, a third gender, and a flap 60 years ago, when the United States tracked a pair of “natural” satellites that suddenly appeared on radar in low earth orbit over the equator.