Category Archives: In the News

Topics related to or inspired by stories making news.

The Future of Angry Mobs and the End of Pitchforks

I don’t join angry mobs too often. I’m not saying I wouldn’t, but it just doesn’t happen regularly. But if I did, I probably wouldn’t grab a pitchfork. Or even a torch. When we talk about angry mobs, why are … Continue reading

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What Now? A Listicle

The 2016 election is over and we’re all waking up to a new reality in America and probably the world. I don’t know what lies ahead. No one does. My friends and I are all asking ourselves what can we … Continue reading

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Why Don’t Futurists Run For President?

Because a campaign platform that says “Many of the current ‘issues’ you are frothing over at the mouth will be nearly irrelevant in a few minutes, months, or years” doesn’t get you many votes. A politician can never tell their … Continue reading

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The End of the Gregorian Calendar?

The usefulness of the Gregorian Calendar is coming quickly to an end. And why not? After all, the Gregorian Calendar, which we use today, was a replacement for another calendar system called the Julian. So there is precedent to change … Continue reading

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Transgendered Humans Are Fighting Against Science-Denying Officials For the Right to Modify Their Own Bodies. And the Transhumanist Community Is Sitting It Out And Remaining Silent

Do we have the right to modify our own bodies? Transhumanists are banking everything on this hope. But certain government bodies in North America say “No”. Transgendered Americans are facing a backlash right now from certain science-denying segments of the … Continue reading

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Yet Another Post-Human Manifesto

We’re not radicals, we’re rationalists. And this is not a call for Post-Humans to rise. We don’t really believe in those sorts of motifs anyway. But this is our time. We no longer desire to be at the mercy of … Continue reading

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10 Things To Remember Before You Travel Back In Time

Dear Future Time Traveler,     I support your mission and understand your curiosity. But before you travel back in time, remember, it’s a trap. Please read this blog post carefully.     In 2013, Robert Nemiroff, an astrophysicist from Michigan … Continue reading

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