Posts from our diverse community

by Giulio Prisco

Posted on Wed, 10 Aug 2022 00:00:00 +0000

Reflections on transhumanists, transgenders, and the Ctrl-Left. Review of Martine Rothblatt's "From Transgender to Transhuman."


by Elias Kruger

Posted on Tue, 09 Aug 2022 00:00:00 +0000

<p>In the previous blog, I introduced the new project AIT is embarking on and we invited the reader to start thinking about the future by looking first at the past. We now turn to scenario planning as a way to prepare for the future of AI and Faith. For...


by Giulio Prisco

Posted on Tue, 02 Aug 2022 00:00:00 +0000

Being or becoming, determinism or nondeterminism, predestination or free will? Or are both valid descriptions of reality?


by Elias Kruger

Posted on Tue, 02 Aug 2022 00:00:00 +0000

<p>AI Theology is embarking on an exciting new project about the future. In the next months, we&#8217;ll be exploring how faith and AI will interact decades from now. Through research, dialogue, speculation, and prayerful reflection, we hope to paint...


by Elias Kruger

Posted on Mon, 25 Jul 2022 00:00:00 +0000

<p>Have you ever wondered what Christian Transhumanism is?&#160;In the third episode of the AI Theology Podcast, Elias Kruger interviews Micah Redding, our AIT Board member on his personal experience with Christian Transhumanism. He is the founder of the...


by Giulio Prisco

Posted on Fri, 22 Jul 2022 00:00:00 +0000

Watch now (178 min) | Cultural, philosophical, and spiritual aspects of spaceflight and space expansion. Rick Tumlinson, Riccardo Campa, Elaine Walker, Frank White, Frank Tipler.


by Lincoln Cannon

Posted on Wed, 20 Jul 2022 00:00:00 +0000

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&#x2019;s the kind that becomes God. Then we&#x2019;ll know that God...


by Lincoln Cannon

Posted on Sun, 17 Jul 2022 00:00:00 +0000

Alcohol consumption is dangerous and expensive, for both individuals and communities. The scientific evidence is strong, as I&#x2019;ll show you. Before I do that, I should acknowledge and comment on a conflict of interest. That is, of course, my Mormon...


by Giulio Prisco

Posted on Wed, 13 Jul 2022 00:00:00 +0000

Cultural, philosophical, and spiritual aspects of spaceflight and space expansion. Rick Tumlinson, Riccardo Campa, Elaine Walker, Frank White, Frank Tipler.


by Giulio Prisco

Posted on Fri, 08 Jul 2022 00:00:00 +0000

And happy official 10th birthday, Higgs boson!


by Giulio Prisco

Posted on Mon, 04 Jul 2022 00:00:00 +0000

But future computers based on new physics will be sentient.


by Elias Kruger

Posted on Tue, 28 Jun 2022 00:00:00 +0000

<p>In my previous blog, I discussed the totalitarianism and determinism already created by today’s AI, concluding my argument with a distinction between a positive and a negative theology of AI. I also made, without any elaboration, an appeal for the...


by Giulio Prisco

Posted on Sun, 26 Jun 2022 00:00:00 +0000

You are not a cosmic accident. You are a cosmic imperative.


by Lincoln Cannon

Posted on Thu, 23 Jun 2022 00:00:00 +0000

Have you heard of Roko&#x2019;s Basilisk? Gulp. Too late.;) Today, I interviewed an artificial intelligence about Roko&#x2019;s Basilisk. It seemed appropriate. You probably understand why, if you already know what it is. If you don&#x2019;t yet know what...


by Lincoln Cannon

Posted on Thu, 23 Jun 2022 00:00:00 +0000

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&#x2019;m literally losing sleep over my thoughts on the question. I happen also to be getting over a bit of...


by Giulio Prisco

Posted on Fri, 17 Jun 2022 00:00:00 +0000

Also, a very interesting new paper on IIT metaphysics and ontology.


by Elias Kruger

Posted on Tue, 14 Jun 2022 00:00:00 +0000

<p>In this article, I&#8217;m going to use the idea of image-bearing and social synecdoche to help us discuss the relationship between AI, theology and egalitarian governance. The first article here provides background for this discussion. Image-bearing,...


by Giulio Prisco

Posted on Thu, 09 Jun 2022 00:00:00 +0000

Toward a next-generation decentralized, distributed, high-tech Metaverse.


by Elias Kruger

Posted on Tue, 07 Jun 2022 00:00:00 +0000

<p>In this series of two posts, I&#8217;ll equip you with a simple but distinctive set of concepts that can help us think and talk about spiritual egalitarianism. This kind of conceptualization is urgently important in a time when the development of AI...


by Elias Kruger

Posted on Mon, 06 Jun 2022 00:00:00 +0000

<p>Our second episode from the AI Theology Podcast just came out! Are you having trouble understanding what’s been going on in technology in warfare? Have you ever thought about what the church could do about wars like the one in Ukraine right now? Don’t...


by Elias Kruger

Posted on Tue, 31 May 2022 00:00:00 +0000

<p>In my previous post, I highlighted the important contributions Andy Crouch&#8217;s The Life We&#8217;re Looking For makes to the dialogue between faith and technology. Using compelling examples, the author argues for returning to the primacy of...


by Giulio Prisco

Posted on Mon, 30 May 2022 00:00:00 +0000

I outline some cases where real science, not only speculative science but also mainstream consensus science, supports New Age intuitions.


by Elias Kruger

Posted on Thu, 26 May 2022 00:00:00 +0000

<p>At our February AI Theology Advisory Board meeting, Ana&#160;Catarina De Alencar joined us to discuss her research on sustainable AI and gender equality, as well as how she integrates her faith and work as a lawyer specializing in data protection. In...


by Giulio Prisco

Posted on Sat, 21 May 2022 00:00:00 +0000

The orphans of Apollo grow up. What happens if WE do it right?


by Elias Kruger

Posted on Thu, 19 May 2022 00:00:00 +0000

<p>How is technology reshaping human relationships? This is the central question explored in Andy Crouch&#8217;s latest book: The Life We Are All Looking For. His compelling vision and engaging writing style are able to bring a complex subject such as...


by Giulio Prisco

Posted on Sun, 15 May 2022 00:00:00 +0000

Fermi paradox, really? Some imagination please!


by Giulio Prisco

Posted on Thu, 05 May 2022 00:00:00 +0000

Please join me on my new favorite social network.


by Giulio Prisco

Posted on Wed, 27 Apr 2022 00:00:00 +0000

I am not a Mormon and I am not a transhumanist, but I am a Mormon transhumanist.


by Giulio Prisco

Posted on Wed, 20 Apr 2022 00:00:00 +0000

Two more speakers on the cultural, philosophical, and spiritual aspects of spaceflight and space expansion.


by Giulio Prisco

Posted on Tue, 12 Apr 2022 00:00:00 +0000

SpaceX, Moon, Mars, and now Twitter.


by Lincoln Cannon

Posted on Wed, 06 Apr 2022 00:00:00 +0000

Last Saturday and Sunday, members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the largest Mormon denomination, gathered for our 192nd annual General Conference. It&#x2019;s a long-standing tradition. Recently, it&#x2019;s also become a tradition...


by Giulio Prisco

Posted on Sun, 03 Apr 2022 00:00:00 +0000

Listen now | Yet another conversation with Cometan.


by Giulio Prisco

Posted on Mon, 28 Mar 2022 00:00:00 +0000

Listen now (93 min) | The final destination of the soul and humankind among the stars according to Cometan.


by Lincoln Cannon

Posted on Wed, 23 Mar 2022 00:00:00 +0000

In the Apocalypse, we read that Christ offers us a crown, and invites us to sit together on the throne of God. We read that Christ would make us kings to God. These iron age signs and tokens of governance, Christ would decentralize. If we&#x2019;re able...


by Lincoln Cannon

Posted on Wed, 23 Mar 2022 00:00:00 +0000

Writing for the First Things website, Wesley Smith is talking about Transhumanism again. And again he appears not really to know what he&#x2019;s talking about. But appearances can be deceiving. In this case, he does actually know what he&#x2019;s talking...


by Giulio Prisco

Posted on Sun, 20 Mar 2022 00:00:00 +0000

Listen now (70 min) | A conversation on eschatology and the cosmic future of humanity and human souls.


by Giulio Prisco

Posted on Sun, 13 Mar 2022 00:00:00 +0000

Also, we in the West need multi-partisan support for spaceflight and space expansion.


by Giulio Prisco

Posted on Sun, 06 Mar 2022 00:00:00 +0000

This particular personality cult is A Good Thing. Also, a conversation on universal resurrection with Cometan.


by Lincoln Cannon

Posted on Sun, 06 Mar 2022 00:00:00 +0000

This is a poem that I wrote for and gifted to my father, while he was still alive. He died from his third cancer in 1998. The color of the pebble is a reference both to my father&#x2019;s eyes and to the Earth. A bluish-green pebble bemoaning its being,...


by Giulio Prisco

Posted on Sun, 27 Feb 2022 00:00:00 +0000

Omega Point and Overview Effect. Also, new book by by Michel Eltchaninoff on Russian (and Western) cosmism.


by Giulio Prisco

Posted on Sun, 20 Feb 2022 00:00:00 +0000

Listen now (64 min) | Life, the universe & everything, and my book, with Agah Bahari.


by Giulio Prisco

Posted on Mon, 14 Feb 2022 00:00:00 +0000

Toward our cosmic duty and destiny. Also: Black Sky, 2022 Terasem events.


by Giulio Prisco

Posted on Thu, 10 Feb 2022 00:00:00 +0000

Watch now (24 min) | My talk at the inaugural digital experience organized by Black Sky.


by Giulio Prisco

Posted on Thu, 10 Feb 2022 00:00:00 +0000

Listen now (24 min) | My talk at the inaugural digital experience organized by Black Sky.


by Giulio Prisco

Posted on Sun, 06 Feb 2022 00:00:00 +0000

Also: revisiting Wild Palms and waiting for the metaverse.


by Giulio Prisco

Posted on Sun, 30 Jan 2022 00:00:00 +0000

Plus: religious transhumanism and its critics, events.


by Giulio Prisco

Posted on Mon, 24 Jan 2022 00:00:00 +0000

Also: webinar on "Spirituality and the Moon," February 9.


by Giulio Prisco

Posted on Sun, 16 Jan 2022 00:00:00 +0000

Also: Frank Tipler's Omega Point cosmology, superdeterminism.


by Giulio Prisco

Posted on Tue, 11 Jan 2022 00:00:00 +0000

Also: R.I.P. Edward Wilson, John Polkinghorne.


by Lincoln Cannon

Posted on Sun, 09 Jan 2022 00:00:00 +0000

This is a transcript of a talk that I gave to my ward, my local congregation of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, earlier today. Ward leaders asked me to talk about making and keeping covenants. So I&#x2019;ve been thinking and praying...



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