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Video Q/A with Frank J. Tipler

Yesterday Micah Redding and I spent a few hours in a fascinating online discussion with Prof. Frank J. Tipler, covering Tipler’s ideas, papers, books, physics (a lot of that) and theology. Watch the full video below.

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Turing Church Online Workshop 2

The Turing Church Online Workshop 2 on Sunday December 11, 2011, explored transhumanist spirituality and “Religion 2.0″, the convergence of science and religion, highly imaginative future science and technologies for resurrection, emerging science and technologies for immortality.

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Afterlife? – my very first post to the Extropians list, 1999

Today I found by chance an important bit of personal history: my very first post to the Extropians list, on December 6, 1999. It is interesting to see many of the ideas which I have been thinking and writing about in these 13 years already covered in that first post.

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How to cope with death: the Cosmist ‘Third Way’

Recently on Facebook a friend asked: “Hey, atheist friends, I need your help. I would like to listen and read what do you do when you lose somebody who you loved? I have tried several ways to ease the pain, but it is still there.” He addressed his atheist friends because evidently he didn’t want to hear about a supernatural afterlife. I took the liberty to offer my vision of a natural afterlife following technological resurrection, based on science and engineering.

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Turing Church online workshop 2

On Sunday, December 11, we explored the convergence of religion with highly imaginative future science and technologies in the Turing Church online workshop 2 in teleXLR8, a 3D interactive video conferencing space.

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Frank Tipler’s talk at the Turing Church Online Workshop 2

In the picture I am with Frank Tipler, in a preparation meeting for the Turing Church Online Workshop 2.

I am a big Tipler fan, see for example Interview with Frank. J. Tipler (Nov. 2002), and Review of The Physics of Christianity, by Frank Tipler.

Frank gave a great talk at the Workshop (see also this video for the full Q/A session).

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