Category Archives: Book Reviews-Futurism

Review of Phil Torres’ “Morality, Foresight & Human Flourishing

Phil Torres has just published an important new book: Morality, Foresight, and Human Flourishing: An Introduction to Existential Risks. Torres is the founding Director of the Project for Future Human Flourishing, which aims to both understand and mitigate existential threats to humanity. Astronomer Royal of the United Kingdom Martin Rees writes the book’s foreword, where he states that the book “draws attention to issues our civilization’s entire fate may depend on.” (13) Continue reading Review of Phil Torres’ “Morality, Foresight & Human Flourishing

Review of Michael Bess’, Our Grandchildren Redesigned: Life in the Bioengineered Society of the Near Future


Vanderbilt University’s Michael Bess has written an extraordinarily thoughtful new book: Our Grandchildren Redesigned: Life In The BioEngineered Society Of The Near Future. Continue reading Review of Michael Bess’, Our Grandchildren Redesigned: Life in the Bioengineered Society of the Near Future

Review of Paul & Cox’s, Beyond Humanity: Cyberevolution and Future Minds

Gregory Scott Paul (1954 – ) is a freelance researcher, author and illustrator who works in paleontology, sociology and theology. Earl D. Cox is the founder of Metus Systems Group and an independent researcher. Their book, Beyond Humanity: Cyberevolution and Future Minds, attacks the opponents of scientific progress. Continue reading Review of Paul & Cox’s, Beyond Humanity: Cyberevolution and Future Minds