Pope Francis calls for compassion in tech during TED speech


His Holiness Pope Francis joined TED Talks to deliver encouragement about the future, and a plea for the tech-savvy audience to care more for each other and themselves than things. The Pope spoke of his hope that tech such as that used in TED Talks could be used to bring everyone closer together: How wonderful would it be if the growth of scientific and technological innovation would come along with more equality and social inclusion. How wonderful would it be, while we discover faraway planets, to rediscover the needs of the brothers and sisters orbiting around us. He also described a…

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