A tragic loss for humanity - one doesn't have to have agreed with Hawking on everything to recognize he was an incomparable thinker who changed the way we see our world and the universe. Beyond the time and space of his life, brief as all lives are, his ideas shaped our future.
RT @BBCBreaking@twitter.com Physicist Stephen Hawking has died at the age of 76, a spokesman for his family has said http://bbc.in/2GpapQF
Hawking on @GlobalGoalsUN@twitter.com: "to eradicate poverty, save the environment, and make the world a fairer place...People cannot fight for their rights if they do not know what they are. To save the world we need everyone to tell everyone. I am very aware of the preciousness of time..." https://t.co/mg5ezvEeDz
Hawking recognized the danger of capitalism. He saw that we live "in a world of widening, not diminishing, financial inequality, in which many people can see not just their standard of living, but their ability to earn a living at all, disappearing." https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/dec/01/stephen-hawking-dangerous-time-planet-inequality