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Comment 4 by noahidios :

I feel so sad for Hawkins, so many great ideas in his mind and they can only trickle out on character at the time. given that there are some many people whose silence on any matter would benefit mankind, here is a man who could help our species advance if he could only communicate like most of us do.

Have you read this?

When confronted with disability, your sadness is very unlikely to be helpful. (I speak from experience from caretaking.) It is simply amazing how well Hawking has been able to survive and work. The speed of his writing need not be of any concern to his audience.

The atheist bus compaign springs to mind. With slight alterations... "There's probably no cure for ALS. Now stop worrying and let me get on with my work."

Mon, 16 May 2011 09:26:38 UTC | #627297