Died: March 14, 2018, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Stephen Hawking was an English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, and author, who was director of research at the Centre for Theoretical Cosmology at the University of Cambridge at time of his death.
You are an animal in the biological sense, the Ancient Greeks referred to the language animal and now we we consider information as the cure to chaos (despite our worst intentions).
Skeptics and 'whoas-me' personalities are tiresome and self-defeating. Arete is mountain top and perfected virtue, getting there is up to you. Talk about overcoming your own 'Mountains of Madness' and taking on personal responsibility.