“At the very time that we talk more and more about global convergence, we also seem to experience more and more social divergence. The lesson it seems to me is that technologies alone will not save us-- the critical variable will always be and will always lie in the disposition of human hearts and minds.”
“More information at our fingertips can mean more knowledge and understanding. But it can also mean more fleeting attention-spans, more impulsive judgments, and more dependence on superficial snapshots of events. Communicating more often and more easily can bring people closer together, but it can also tempt us to live more of our lives inside smaller information bubbles, in more intense but often more isolated groupings.”
Mawlana Hazar Imam delivered a speech on the occasion of the inauguration ceremony for the restoration of Humayun's Tomb in Delhi.
“Our purpose, as you know, is to educate the most talented young minds from many countries, for a global future.”