Tag Archives: technology

The future of humans

I, along with most Christians, believe in the resurrection of the body. I also believe that this resurrected body will be similar but not the same as the physical body I have now. It will be better. For this perishable body must put on the

The Curiosity Index (13.09.2017)

THINK 2017: All Recordings Now Available Get your fill of quality teaching on Galatians, now and for free. What you need to know when the JWs or Mormons come knocking We’ve all been there (either pretending not to be in or politely refusing) but here are

The Curiosity Index (06.09.2017)

A Zulu apostle I’m grateful to Lex Loizides for sharing the powerful story of Mbambo Matunjwa. Their act of forgiveness is really remarkable. Read it. Our God speaks God is a speaking God and he wants us to listen for his voice, to treat it seriously

The Curiosity Index (15.06.2017)

Illiberal Britain Yesterday the leader of the Liberal Democrats, Tim Farron, stepped down from his post because of the tension between faith and politics. Isabel Hardman’s comments will I think prescient for the coming generation in the secular West. He [Farron] appears to fear that the reaction

The Curiosity Index (03.04.2017)

After an unexpected week’s absence the sorely missed Index has returned. I hear your gasps of relief. The Strange Persistence of Guilt David Brooks of the NYT has a great column on guilt. Think about this sentence and western civilization. And yet we have no

Book Review: The Rise of the Robots

The Rise of the Robots: Technology and the Threat of Mass Unemployment by Martin Ford My rating: 3 of 5 stars If your job is any way routine and predictable the chances are that the answer is yes. It’s not just factory jobs that have

Made in the image of google

The world is moving fast and technology has its foot on the accelerator. A machine can beat the best human at chess or go. Artificial Intelligence isn’t the future it’s the present. So people are beginning to grapple with the question of What to Think About Machines That

Cathedrals of consumerism

Consumerism is more than simply buying lots of stuff, at its heart consumerism is an attempt to answer existential questions – how can I be accepted? How can I be pure? How can I be beautiful? How can I have meaning & purpose in life? As