The pro-nanotechnology website of the Foresight Nanotech Institute has a brief review of the World Council of Churches report on the convergent/emergent technologies of nanotechnology, biotechnology, information technology and cognitive sciences.
You can read their slant on the WCC document over at Nanodot: Nanotechnology News and Discussion Â» Blog Archive Â» Nanotechnology: World Council of Churches promotes UN approval required for all new technologies.
You can also download the WCC report from here: Science, Faith & New Technologies: Transforming Life â€” Volume I: Convergent Technologies. (PDF)
There’s a complementary report Science, Faith & New Technologies: Transforming Life â€” Volume II: Genetics, Agriculture and Human Life. (PDF)
- Greenflame: Transhumanism in the mainstream.
- Roco, Mihail C. and Bainbridge, William Sims, eds. (2002). “Converging technologies for improving human performance: nanotechnology, biotechnology, information technology and cogntive science“. U.S. National Science Foundation. (PDF)
- Cole-Turner, Ronald. More Than Human: Religion, Bioethics, and the Transhuman Prospect. Metanexus/Continuity + Change: Perspectives on Science and Religion, 6 June 2006. Accessed 29 July 2006. Internet. Available from http://www.metanexus.net/conferences/pdf/conference2006/Cole-Turner.pdf. (PDF)