Monthly Archives: January 2015

Cosmic Evolution and the Meaning of Life

(This essay was reprinted in Scientia Salon; Institute for Ethics & Emerging Technologies; High Existence, and Humanity+ Magazine)

Are there trends in evolution — cosmic, biological, and cultural — that support the claim that life is meaningful, or is becoming meaningful, or is becoming increasingly meaningful? Continue reading Cosmic Evolution and the Meaning of Life

The End of Religion: Technology and the Future

History is littered with dead gods. The Greek and Roman gods, and thousands of others have perished, yet AllahYahweh and a few more still survive. But will belief in these remaining gods endure? It will not. Our descendants will be too advanced to share such primitive beliefs.

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Review of E.O. Wilson’s: The Meaning of Human Existence

People … yearn to have a purpose larger than themselves. We are obliged by the deepest drives of the human spirit to make ourselves more than animated dust, and we must have a story to tell about where we came from, and why we are here. ~ E. O. Wilson Continue reading Review of E.O. Wilson’s: The Meaning of Human Existence