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Christians Embracing Transhumanist Technologies?

Posted on Jul 5, 2017 in Tech

Christians Embracing Transhumanist Technologies?
Posted with permission from WND

An intelligence so capable it can perceive every cause and effect. The promise of eternal life. The dawn of a new age in which suffering will be eliminated, every need will be met and the individual will find fulfillment by subordinating himself to something far greater than himself.

These are the promises of most great faiths. The capacity to understand and predict everything that could possibly occur is a characteristic most would ascribe to God.

But today, this rhetoric surrounds an ostensibly scientific and secular movement. Transhumanism, the attempt to overcome the body’s limitations through technology, and the hunt for artificial intelligence are promoted with evangelistic language.

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Time to Ban the Tablet from our Children?

Posted on Feb 1, 2017 in Family, Tech

Time to Ban the Tablet from our Children?

Our greatest power struggles came when our kids had an iPad or one of our iPhones. Nothing else came close.

If you’re a parent, you know what causes “crazy” in your kids. Usually—at least for us—they’re either “hangry” (when hunger turns angry) or tired.

Screens make hungry and tired behavior look sane.

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Censorship Laws Coming Soon? EU Threatens Facebook Over “Hate Speech”

Posted on Jan 4, 2017 in Tech

Censorship Laws Coming Soon? EU Threatens Facebook Over “Hate Speech”
Did you know that earlier this spring, many U.S. tech megacompanies including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Microsoft all signed a “code of conduct” pledge promising the European Union they would work with an unelected EU commission to “sanction” and “criminalize” “individual perpetrators” of “hate speech” online.
In addition, these companies have signed up to “promote independent counter-narratives” favored by the EU. (Sounds like a “you can only spread our propaganda, not anyone else’s” attitude, doesn’t it?)
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Social Media Surveillance Coming To A Computer Near You

Posted on Jan 4, 2017 in Tech

Social Media Surveillance Coming To A Computer Near You
A whole host of reasons are being given to justify the increased surveillance and data mining of social media and the wider Internet itself: terrorism, suicide prevention, precrime detection of violence and other illegal acts, and even teenage alcohol abuse.
This is being done at the federal level most egregiously with the declaration that the feds have now been given the green light to hack millions of private devices with only a single warrant.
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