I was just thinking, what would it be like if we didn't die? What would theists say about, the meaning of life, punishments for our sins, existance of souls, etc? What would theists say if we discover the genes responsible for aging and be able to change them so that death by aging would be a thing of a past? Would they challenge the role of god in death? Would there even be a theist?
Imagine if we insert some gene into a chimp and be able to increase their intellect so that they can read, write and calculate complex mathematical question (which many theist themselves may not be able to do). Would theist accept that we are not that special but lucky that some of our ancester's genes related to brain growth mutated? Would they still refute evolution? Would they say the chimp has a soul now? How would it change our human identity?
I usually think alot about how to fight religious dogma but maybe this fight is not as hopeless as it seems. Maybe science has the answer.