MTA will co-publish ebook anthology on Charity, Futurism & Religion - send in your essays

26 October 2014
The Mormon Transhumanist Association will co-publish an ebook anthology in Spring 2015, tentatively titled:The Poorest of the Poor will find Pasture -religion, the future, and the charitable impulseThe first line of the title is from Isaiah 14:30 (New International Version). The prophet is forecasting a future in which poverty is eradicated. Isaiah - messenger of the Deity - foretells an end to eco ... (More)

Mormon Transhumanist Association will Help AIDS Orphans in Uganda

15 September 2014
The Mormon Transhumanist Association (MTA) is dedicating itself to a humanitarian cause - alleviating poverty in Uganda. 67% of Ugandans live below the poverty line, and 24.7% are trapped in extreme poverty. Additionally, there are 2.5 million orphans in Uganda; UNICEF estimates that 45% are parentless due to AIDS. The new MTA staff members in this activity are Hank Pellissier (Manager of Humanitar ... (More)

Dorothy Deasy Interviewed by The Columbian

07 September 2014
Dorothy Deasy, a director of the Mormon Transhumanist Association, was interviewed by The Columbian on the topic of religion and Transhumanism.In the interview, she discusses the importance of bridging religious ideals with how we will relate to rapidly changing technology, doing our best to guide technology in directions that are beneficial for society, and avoiding abuses that may arise from some ... (More)

Lincoln Cannon To Present at Venturists' Cryonics Convention

24 August 2014
Lincoln Cannon, president of the Mormon Transhumanist Association, will present at the Venturists' Cryonics Convention, held 7-9 November 2014 in Laughlin, Nevada.Is Death (and taxes) No Longer Inevitable?Larry Page, the CEO of Google, has invested billions of dollars of his company’s capital into a new company called Calico, which has the goal of finding cures for aging and death.Aubrey de Grey, ... (More)

Association Leadership Performance Review

14 August 2014
In the interest of ongoing transparency, the Board of Directors of the Mormon Transhumanist Association is pleased to release the following leadership performance review. Each member of the Board independently evaluated the performance of the Board as a whole and the performance of CEO Lincoln Cannon, who is appointed by the Board to manage the Association. Secretary of the Board, Dorothy Deasy, ga ... (More)
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