“Chasing Immortalilty” – A Pelagian Quest

A Quest for Immortality – A Pelagian Quest

Ever since Isaac Newton discovered gravity and subsequently initiated the unfolding of modern science, mankind, supported by both modern science and modern philosophy, has been on a quest for (man-made) immortality.  As science began to develop cures for human ailments and diseases, it was only (and obviously to the modern intellect) a matter of time and inevitable progress, that the ultimate disease, death, would be overcome and human immortality would be achieved.  Science and technology became the “hope” and therefore “faith”, supported by philanthropy (“charity”) to replace “superstitious” (supposedly) “foolish” religious faith. Continue reading ““Chasing Immortalilty” – A Pelagian Quest”