Screening of The Immortalists

15 December 2014
The Mormon Transhumanist Association is sponsoring a screening of The Immortalists at the Megaplex 17 Thanksgiving Point theater in Lehi UT on Monday 19 January 2015 at 7:30pm. Tickets must be reserved at Gathr before 9 January 2015:http://gathr.us/screening/9844The Immortalists is the story of two eccentric scientists struggling to create eternal youth with medical breakthroughs in a world th ... (More)

2014 Survey of the Mormon Transhumanist Association

13 December 2014
Dear members of the Mormon Transhumanist Association,You're invited to participate in the association's 2014 survey, which will help association leadership better represent you and your interests. As in previous years, we've designed the survey such that you can complete it in less than 5 minutes! Here's the link:https://docs.google.com/a/transfigurism.org/forms/d/1y8Rjb5AFzRbY9MgRjSn4PuQJXxi0cMORd ... (More)

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)
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