How, for times ahead, do we best conceive of progress? (if progress in the future is to produce real human advancement)

Modern civilization’s definition of progress—new inventions and economic growth—has brought untold wonders—from the printing press, to the steam engine, to today’s computer revolution.   But projected into the future unaltered, its “onward and upward” imagery becomes questionable at best.  We … Read More

Beyond Romeo and Juliet—The future of love

With this year’a marriage of Prince William and Kate Middleton it washard not to be caught up in the romance. Numerous commentators have expressed gratitude that we finally have something positive in the news. But it also provided a moment … Read More