Our generation is not the first to question the compatibility of religion and science, and our generation would not be the first to reconcile the two. History provides innumerable examples, including that of Christianity, which has repeatedly challenged and embraced science, as the two have evolved together, each affecting the other in a feedback loop. In this series of posts, I'm exploring Christianity's recurring conflict and integration with science, beginning with early Christianity and working forward to contemporary Christianity. This post focuses on the conflict and integration with Aristotelian science in the middle ages.
This week, the Mormon Transhumanist Association announced that it will change leadership in March, at the tenth anniversary of its founding. While I will continue to serve on the board of directors, as elected by voting members, the board will appoint a new president to replace me, in accordance with the process outlined in the association's constitution.
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Nootropics are drugs, supplements, and foods that improve mental function. Sometimes people refer to them as smart drugs. They facilitate desired mental functions like memory and focus, and reduce undesired mental states like stress and depression. I've been researching and experimenting with them for years. And I've found that most don't seem to do much more than make expensive urine. But there are exceptions. Below is my list of nootropics that work, based on peer reviewed scientific research and my own experience.