励志演讲 :如何解决这个世界最严重的不平等(11)

The emergence of low-cost personal computers gave rise to a powerful network that has transformed opportunities for learning and communicating. 低成本的个人电脑的出现,使得一个强大的互联网诞生,它为学习和交流提供了很大的机会。 The magical thing about this network is not just that it collapses distance and makes everyone your neighbor. It also dramatically increases the numbe...

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励志演讲 :如何解决这个世界最严重的不平等(4)

You graduates came to Harvard at a different time. You know more about the world's inequities than the classes that came before. In your years here, I hope you've had a chance to think about how-in this age of accelerating technology-we can finally take on these inequities, and we can solve them. 在座的各位同学,你们是在与我不同的时间来到哈佛的。你们比以前的学生更多...

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励志演讲 :如何解决这个世界最严重的不平等(14)

Don't let complexity stop you. Be activists. Take on the big inequities. I feel sure it will be one of the great experiences of your lives. 不要让这个世界的复杂性阻碍你前进。要成为一个行动主义者。将解决人类的不平等视为己任。我敢肯定它将成为你生命中最重要的经历之一。 You graduates are coming of age in an amazing time. As you leave Harvard, you have technology that members...

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励志演讲 :如何解决这个世界最严重的不平等(6)

I am optimistic that we can do this, but I talk to skeptics who claim there is no hope. They say: "Inequity has been with us since the beginning, and will be with us till the end-because people just don't care." I completely disagree. 在这个问题上,我是乐观的,我可以做到。但是,我也遇到过那些感到绝望的怀疑主义者。他们说:“不平等从人类诞生的第一天就存在,到人类...

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励志演讲 :如何解决这个世界最严重的不平等(7)

The problem is not just the plane crash, but the millions of preventable deaths. 显然,问题不是这次空难,而是几百万可以预防的死亡事件。 We don't read much about these deaths. The media covers what's new-and millions of people dying is nothing new. So it stays in the background, where it's easier to ignore. But even when we do see it or read about it, it's dif...

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励志演讲 :如何解决这个世界最严重的不平等(5)

If you believe that every life has equal value, it's revolting to learn that some lives are seen as worth saving and others are not. We said to ourselves: "This can't be true. But if it is true, it deserves to be the priority of our giving." 如果你认为生命都是平等的,那么当你发现某些生命被挽救了,而另一些生命被放弃了,你会感到无法接受。我们对自己说:“事情不...

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励志演讲 :如何解决这个世界最严重的不平等(10)

Still, I'm optimistic. Yes, inequity has been with us forever, but the new tools we have to cut through complexity have not been with us forever. They are new-they can help us make the most of our caring-and that's why the future can be different from the past. 同前面一样,在这个问题上,我依然是乐观的。不错,人类的不平等有史以来一直存在,但是那些能够化繁为简的新工具...

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励志演讲 :如何解决这个世界最严重的不平等(9)

But if you want to inspire people to participate, you have to show more than numbers; you have to convey the human impact of the work-so people can feel what saving a life means to the families affected. 但是,如果你想激励其他人参加你的项目,你需要拿出的就远不止一些统计数字了;你必须展示你的项目的人性影响,这样其他人就会感到拯救一个生命,对那些处在困境中的家庭到底意味着什么...

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励志演讲 :如何解决这个世界最严重的不平等(8)

The AIDS epidemic offers an example. The broad goal, of course, is to end the disease. The highest-leverage approach is prevention. The ideal technology would be a vaccine that gives lifetime immunity with a single dose. So governments, drug companies, and foundations are funding vaccine research. But their work is likely to take more than a decade, so in the meantime, we ha...

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励志演讲 :如何解决这个世界最严重的不平等(12)

Members of the Harvard Family: Here in the Yard is one of the great collections of intellectual talent in the world. 哈佛是一个大家庭。这个院子里在场的人们,是全世界最有智力的人类群体之一。 For what purpose? 我们可以做些什么? There is no question that the faculty, the alumni, the students, and the benefactors of Harvard have used their power to improve the lives of people h...

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励志演讲 :如何解决这个世界最严重的不平等(13)

My mother, who was filled with pride the day I was admitted here, never stopped pressing me to do more for others. A few days before I was married, she hosted a bridal event, at which she read aloud a letter about marriage that she had written to Melinda. My mother was very ill with cancer at the time, but she saw one more opportunity to deliver her message, and at the close...

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经典英语美文 (79)比尔·盖茨在清华大学的演讲(1)

It’s great to be here and have a chance to share some of my excitement with you. I got involved with computers at 18.And the computer was a very limited teletype that had to be connected through a phone lineup to a mainframe like computer, but my friends and I became fascinated with understanding what the computer can do,what was the future, and how would it be used. When we...

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经典英语美文 (80)比尔·盖茨在清华大学的演讲(2)

Microsoft believes in doing a lot of research because the software of today is not adequate for tomorrow.It’s come a long way, such as the graphics interface, the application, and the way we deal with linguistics;it’s much better than it was a year ago. Building the Internet into the software has come a long way.Some of the more ambitious things, like teaching the computer t...

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