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.
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.
JUST WHEN we thought the furor over Slender Man had died down, a Florida teen fascinated with the fictional horror character tried to incinerate her family by setting her home on fire while they slept. We discuss concept of the tulpa and the possibility that demons may be using the phenomenon to influence teens looking for supernatural power.
THE US and EU wasted no time in condemning the referendum in Crimea. According to reports from the area, nearly 80% of voters in the region turned out and over… Read more »
RESEARCHERS IN England announced this week the creation of genetically-engineered mice with artificial human chromosomes in every cell of their bodies. The government there has pledged tens of millions of… Read more »