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  • Scrutinizing Compassion in the New God Argument (Version 3.4)

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  • The Call of the Mourning Dove | Stephanie Rutt

    The following is an excerpt from The Call of the Mourning Dove by Stephanie Rutt. It’s a featured Speakeasy selection, and there are still limited review copies available for qualified reviewers. Excerpt from the Preface I always knew God wa...


  • And it was Good

    Romans 8:2828 And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who[a] have been called according to his purpose. Genesis 1:3131 God saw all that he had made, and it was very good. Over the last few weeks there has been ...


  • (A.I) 2020 Rise of the Machines | Artificial “Super” Intelligence Documentary

    The post (A.I) 2020 Rise of the Machines | Artificial “Super” Intelligence Documentary appeared first on The Singularity.


  • I for one welcome our new A.I. Overlord

    I was driving down the road listening to the bible and heard Ephesians 5-6 earlier today.  I’ve always interpreted that verse in terms of slavery such as the Egyptians enslaving Israel, or early american slavery. But earlier today I saw this verse...


  • The Choice is Ours

    Me: Hi, I’m a queer Mormon.Them: That’s fine. You can call yourself whatever you want, but you can’t come to heaven unless you act straight. Me: Wait, I can be queer, but I can’t act queer?Them: That’s correct.Me: Got it. But when I get to heaven,...


  • Embracing Mystery

    “The great beauty of life is its mystery, the inability to know what course our life will take, and diligently work to transmute into our final form based upon a lifetime of constant discovery and enterprising effort. Accepting the unknown and unk...


  • A Skeptic’s Guide to Belief | Ken Crispin

    The following is an excerpt from A Skeptic’s Guide to Belief by Ken Crispin. It’s a featured Speakeasy selection, and there are still limited review copies available for qualified reviewers. “Not all who cling to unquestioned beliefs are stu...


  • Hopeful

    Dear Preston,This morning we hiked out to Sunrise Point at Bryce Canyon to watched the sun find its way over the mountains. It’s hard to explain what I’m feeling in this moment, but it feels too important not to write it down.I saw you today. I sa...


  • Reborn Again | Christopher VanHall

    The following is an excerpt from Reborn Again by Christopher VanHall. It’s a featured Speakeasy selection, and there are still limited review copies available for qualified reviewers. Idols Traditional liturgical components do not appeal to ...


  • Scientifically plausible pictures of God


  • The Mind in the quantum vacuum: A picture of God


  • Perfect and Forgiven | Zach Maldonado

    The following is an excerpt from Perfect and Forgiven by Zach Maldonado. It’s a featured Speakeasy selection, and there are still limited review copies available for qualified reviewers. I’ve been hurt deeply. I’ve experienced the shame of s...


  • Transhumanism and Elitism

    Sometimes transhumanism receives criticisms for being an elitist movement. These criticisms are usually tangled up with issues of sexism, heterosexism, cissexism, racism, and classism—among other human rights goals. Posthumanist philosophers criti...


  • What I do when I’m feeling overwhelmed. (Hint: It’s less.)

    “Try doing less, Mike.” I’m on the floor yet again. These four words are a frequent refrain I hear in Lavinia’s Awareness Through Movement® Feldenkrais class. Usually followed by something like “What would it be like to be easier on yourself...


  • Embracing Metanoia

    Metanoia is a Greek word that translates to “Change of Mind”, used many times in the New Testament. Thought to translate as “repentance”, though not as a practice fueled by guilt or shame, but literally to “change our direction”. As many of you wh...


  • Goldilocks is Dead?

    Recently, I read an article by Troy Lacey, a Correspondence Representative for Answers in Genesis, which declares “…the search for planets capable of being amenable to life are nonexistent. But even if a planet where all of the factors being favor...


  • There’s probably God. Now be happier and do something good


  • AI Evolution: How Wakanda’s Golden City Inspires Innovation

    Have you ever imagined a place where technology and nature work in harmony for the flourishing of life? Somebody did. In a blog last year, I explored how the Black Panther represented a Decolonial African futurist vision. Today, inspired on a rece...


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