What exactly has he done for the world. Now, don't you come over here with this Hawking radiation stuff because that has NO value for the world what so ever. A doctor or a teacher has done much more for our society than some estranged theoretical physicist.
Okay, if we are eliminating his contributions to his field, then we should also eliminate his handicap from the equation as well. If he was able to walk, talk, write on a blackboard, type, use a computer as easily as the average teacher would his contributions to the world have been greater?
Stephen Hawking from his website said:My dreams at that time were rather disturbed. Before my condition had been diagnosed, I had been very bored with life. There had not seemed to be anything worth doing. But shortly after I came out of hospital, I dreamt that I was going to be executed. I suddenly realised that there were a lot of worthwhile things I could do if I were reprieved. Another dream, that I had several times, was that I would sacrifice my life to save others. After all, if I were going to die anyway, it might as well do some good.
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