Is A Spiritual Singularity Near?

November 2, 2010

The deep connection between human spirituality and advancing technology has proven to be intimate. As our understanding of technology grows, so does our understanding of the spiritual universe, it seems. Over the eons, our conception of God has formed and reformed into the shape of our technology. Not only that, spiritual figures are seen as a master of current and future technology. Early man saw gods and goddesses as hunters or warriors. Statues and artwork portrayed deities wielding the latest technology of destruction-bows and arrows, spears, and, sometimes, darting about in the new model year chariot. The Middle East, where most of our current major religions ferments, saw the rise of a God who was more like a tribal chieftain. As the Renaissance approached, God was no longer the angry warrior. He was a clockmaker, an expert, deterministic mathematician that [...]

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Hawking, Sagan and Clarke on God, The Universe And Everything Else

September 11, 2010

As you know usually I try to leave you with something interesting for the weekend. Today I found this classic video of 3 of the best scientific minds of the 20th century - Carl Sagan, Stephen Hawking, Arthur C. Clarke, discussing God, the Universe and everything else. I enjoyed it immensely and was surprised to find out that Stephen Hawking and his jokes were almost as funny as Douglas Adams in his On Parrots The Universe And Everything… Hope you like it as much as I did. Enjoy!

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