Archive June 2010
This is an archive of articles that Lincoln published in June 2010. An annual archive for 2010 is available. And a full archive of all articles that Lincoln has published since 2005 is also available.
Will posthumans all doubt their own existence?
Today, Philippe Verdoux of the IEET asked, “Will posthumans all be atheists?”. My first reaction was: “This is ridiculous. It’s ... Read more →
Do rituals save us?
Do rituals save us? Are ordinances required for salvation or exaltation? Put differently, for those with less familiarity with religious ... Read more →
Transhumanists have been charged with hubris: the arrogance of playing God. As the argument goes, our aspirations are beyond moral ... Read more →
Two Problems with Americans' Expectations of Life in 2050
While browsing the results of the Pew Research Center survey of Americans’ expectations of life in 2050, there were a ... Read more →
Inspired by Richard Dawkins and "The God Delusion"
In 2007, I read Richard Dawkins’ “The God Delusion”. At the time, the New Atheists appeared newer than they now ... Read more →
Pope Benedict and Immortalists
Michael Anissimov and Aubrey de Grey call our attention to Pope Benedict’s Holy Saturday address from 3 April of this ... Read more →