Fourth Industrial Revolution

Stephen Hawking: ‘We are all time-travellers’

Theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking addresses a public meeting in Cape Town.

Image: REUTERS/Mike Hutchings

Stephen W. Hawking
Professor, University of Cambridge
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We are here together, and we need to live together with tolerance and respect. We must become global citizens. Our only boundaries are the way we see ourselves. The only borders, the way we see each other…

Let us fight for every woman and every man to have the opportunity to live healthy, secure lives, full of opportunity and love. We are all time-travellers, journeying together into the future. But let us work together to make that future a place we want to visit. Be brave, be determined, overcome the odds. It can be done.

On the eve of the Sustainable Development Summit, we share with you a message by theoretical physicist and cosmologist Stephen Hawking, delivered at the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting.

Author: Stephen Hawking, theoretical physicist, cosmologist, author and Director of Research at the Centre for Theoretical Cosmology within the University of Cambridge.

Image: Theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking addresses a public meeting in Cape Town. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings

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