Author Archives: Matthew Eppinette

The Prospect of Immortality

As you may know, some transhumanists (and others) are interested in cryopreservation as part of their goal of achieving immortality, and if not immortality then greatly extended life span. The hope is that at some point in the future, when … Continue reading

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Paper Proposal Submitted

“Thank you for submitting your proposal for the 2012 Baylor Symposium on Faith and Culture.” I entitled my paper, “Transhumanism, Technicism, and Christianity.” My abstract concludes: The paper will examine the cultural situation in which Transhumanism has emerged, Transhumanism itself, … Continue reading

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Huxley in 1958

On the occasion of the 118th anniversary of Aldous Huxley’s birth, The Atlantic links to an interview Mike Wallace conducted with the author in 1958. I am fascinated by this on so many levels.

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Festival Time

I’ve just received word that my film Anonymous Father’s Day has been accepted into the 2012 Rome International Film Festival. It will be shown Friday, September 7, at 1:00pm in the historic DeSoto Theater in downtown Rome, Georgia.

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Anonymous International

The little documentary I wrote and produced with Jennifer Lahl — Anonymous Father’s Day — has sold in almost a dozen countries in just three months. Here’s a brief piece I wrote on some current international developments in anonymous sperm … Continue reading

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Anonymous Father’s Day Premier

Among the many reasons this blog has been silent recently is the fact that I have been writing and producing a documentary film, Anonymous Father’s Day, which explores the stories of women and men who are the children of sperm … Continue reading

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Finally

Finally got updated to the latest version of WordPress so I can post on the blog again. Maybe I’ll actually do that some.

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Exposing Euthanasia through the Arts

By Matthew Eppinette, CBC New Media Manager A terrific piece from the always insightful Barbara Nicolosi, currently executive director of the Galileo Forum at Azusa Pacific University. Money quote: Our response to the mercy-killing machine must be more than an … Continue reading

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Wow . . . just Wow

Two really unbelievable items: California Institute of Regenerative Medicine Awards Prize to Poem Equating Embryonic Stem Cell Research With Words of Jesus at the Last Supper And [Indian] Govt proposes womb banks to legalize surrogacy “Infertile couples don’t have to … Continue reading

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Vanity Cards

I’ve long been a fan of Chuck Lorre’s vanity cards, slides that appear at the end of programs he produces such as Big Bang Theory. I even cited one in a paper I wrote last year (he catalogs them on … Continue reading

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