Transhumanism — Superhuman or Inhuman?

Transhumanism is a movement that aims at upgrading humanity through technology and scientific advancements. The idea is to enhance the human body and mind, from the development of advanced life-like prosthetics to repair damaged functionality and the development of life-prolonging technologies, to customizing healthy body parts on demand and adding new functionality, and even merging humans …

How Conspiracy Theories Work

I must admit I find conspiracy theories fascinating. They are usually good examples of a lot of psychological aspects that I'm interested in, like obsession, selective reasoning, paranoia, determination to reveal the "truth" which always carries either a savior component, or megalomania. Not to mention they cover the entire cognitive dissonance spectrum. *oh goodie* While …

From Mainstream Science To Hackneyed Science-Fiction

Science-fiction writers have an enormous advantage over scientists, but unfortunately most of us don't realize it, and the rest don't exploit it to its full extent. It's something most scientists lack, it's the cause of their limitations, compromises and inflexibility, and the main reason today's mainstream scientific theory about the workings and origin of the …