Summer 2019 Summer 2019 Finding Wisdom for These Times David Hulme The dark side of human nature is always with us. In the face of new trends in the world around, we need to think about how we, as individuals, will proceed. Summer 2019 Making Money in the Shadows Donald Winchester We all live in a world of corruption, which sounds like unsupportable and irresponsible hyperbole until one realizes its extent. Summer 2019 Crowds Without Heroes Gina Stepp Why does a crowd of witnesses so rarely intervene to help a person who is obviously in trouble? And what does it take to be the person who does? Who Was the Original Good Samaritan? We sometimes hear about people being Good Samaritans. Where does the term come from? Summer 2019 When AI Takes Over David Hulme Neuroscientist Anders Sandberg talks about the challenges and risks inherent in our steady march toward an age where machine intelligence surpasses that of human beings. Summer 2019 From IVF to Gene Surgery Dan Cloer Ramesh Patel In vitro fertilization has opened the path to a new era of reproductive interventions. How did we arrive at a point where we could soon be creating designer babies? Summer 2019 The New Techno-Eugenics Dan Cloer In the face of new technology allowing scientists to manipulate genes in human embryos, how will we move forward? Summer 2019 Genetically Modified Babies: An Insider’s View Dan Cloer Stanford neuroscientist William B. Hurlbut talks about his dealings with the Chinese researcher who created the world’s first gene-edited babies, and about the implications of that experiment. Summer 2019 The Law, the Prophets and the Writings, Part 28 Concluding the Minor Prophets David Hulme Six remaining books round out the section of the Bible known as “the Prophets.” Their messages are diverse; yet, like the other prophetic writings, they share some common themes. Summer 2019 Rethinking Success Gina Stepp Many people climb to success, only to find they’re at the top of the wrong mountain.