Category Archives: Science

Artificial Intelligence and Spirituality: A Permeable Boundary?

I watched the 2013 movie “Her” for the second time last night. It underscores how there really is – conceivably, at least – a deep spirituality associated with Artificial Intelligence. The plot deals with an introverted and deeply emotionally scarred … Continue reading

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A Dystopian Future or Just Business as Usual?

I reflect back on the 1980’s as a good decade, but many science fiction writers of the time didn’t. As a recent article in The American Conservative observes, the 1980’s turned out providing a congenial context for a grim, dystopian … Continue reading

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The God of the Human Exoskeleton

In my previous piece, I asserted that God is embedded in what I describe as the Non-corporeal Human Exoskeleton (NHE) –  for lack of a better description, a structure that human beings have evolved over eons and that permeates all … Continue reading

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Space Colonization: A Pandora’s Box?

We embrace human colonization of Mars and other planets partly as a form of insurance. If earth, for whatever reason – a global pandemic, nuclear war or environmental catastrophe – is destroyed, we at least can rest assured that people … Continue reading

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First Contact: Its Implications for Religion

This subject of contact with extraterrestrials and its implications for religion have always fascinated me. Will we discover that aliens have accessed the transcendent in ways remarkably similar to own through God/mortal hybrids such Jesus, prophets such as Muhammad, or … Continue reading

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