When it comes to consuming content, my general tendency is to read books, articles, and blogs and scan social media. For far too long, I neglected these (not-so) newfangled things called podcasts—but now they’re near the top of my go-to list.
One of the staples of science fiction literature has long been the cyborg. Part man, part machine, the cyborg often serves as man’s triumph over the limitations of the physical body. From Luke Skywalker’s robotic hand to the more malevolent “upgrades” of Dr. Who’s Cybermen, the fascination and fear of cybernetics has inspired authors to wonder what it means to replace our bodies.
If you’ve watched the news in recent days you’ve probably heard something about the FBI’s attempts to access the iPhone of a suspect in the San Bernardino shootings and Tim Cook’s response on behalf of Apple.
There are a lot of different angles to this story. At least some bear some theological reflection and could impact the Church around the world.