We are all different. There is no such thing as a standard or run-of-the-mill human being, but we share the same human spirit.
I'm not afraid of death, but I'm in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first.
I think those who have a terminal illness and are in great pain should have the right to choose to end their own life, and those that help them should be free from prosecution.
God is the name people give to the reason we are here. But I think that reason is the laws of physics rather than someone with whom one can have a personal relationship. An impersonal God.
The universe is not indifferent to our existence - it depends on it.
We only have to look at ourselves to see how intelligent life might develop into something we wouldn't want to meet.
You can't regulate every lab in the world.
I think it quite likely that we are the only civilization within several hundred light years; otherwise we would have heard radio waves.
If we want to travel into the future, we just need to go fast. Really fast. And I think the only way we're ever likely to do that is by going into space.
What I'd really like to control is not machines, but people.
There's no way to remove the observer - us - from our perceptions of the world.
Earth might one day soon resemble the planet Venus.
Perhaps one day I will go into space.
Among physicists, I'm respected I hope.
We are the product of quantum fluctuations in the very early universe.
I have a full and satisfying life. My work and my family are very important to me.
If I had to choose a superhero to be, I would pick Superman. He's everything that I'm not.
Theology is unnecessary.
Even if it turns out that time travel is impossible, it is important that we understand why it is impossible.
There is no unique picture of reality.