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The Christian Transhumanist Podcast

The Christian Transhumanist Podcast

Micah Redding and Amy Gaskin explore Christianity and Transhumanism, diving deep into the relationship between religion, technology, and the future of the human race.

Ep 6: Evil Capitalists!

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Micah Redding & Amy Gaskin discuss whether transhumanism is just an apologetic for capitalism, what will drive the economies of the future, and how Christians need to get out and play more...even if it means finding yourself mixed up in a plot to overthrow Hitler.

  • Reddit AMA on Christian Transhumanism
  • Bitcoin & Bartering
  • Matthew 18:2-4 and why Jesus says becoming like a child is the key to the future
  • The Tree of Life movie, and the contrast of "nature" and "grace"
  • Imagination & Idealism as the answer to world problems
  • Trust as the basic of economics (and the corpspeak version of that)
  • Acts 2 as a high-trust economy
  • Synthetic trust & capitalism, socialism, feudalism, mercantilism
  • Why the mafia is better than nothing
  • Phyllis Tickle, The Great Emergence, and how Christianity reboots itself every 500 years
  • Every reboot gives us a new basis of authority - and a new basis of trust across generations
  • Sola Scriptura, the Vatican's hidden files, and Ashley Madison
  • The effectiveness of confession
  • A 50-cent microscope for the developing world
  • The Roman Empire's roads, and why Jesus came when he did
  • Scaffolding, spiritual gifts, and the Jewish temple system
  • Religion as a way of increasing Dunbar's Number
  • The Maze Runner and the changing face of leadership
  • Why you can't practice real leadership without egalitarianism
  • CS Lewis on survival of the fittest
  • Saints, asceticism, and the brilliance of living outside the normal world
  • Hebrews 11 and the hall of faith
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Ep 6: Evil Capitalists!
The Christian Transhumanist Podcast
Micah Redding & Amy Gaskin
2015-11-02
1:49:49