Dr. Hiroshi Ishiguro on the Meaning of Life

headshotExcellence Reporter: Dr. Ishiguro, what is the meaning of life?

Hiroshi Ishiguro: The meaning of life is to look for what a human is.

So, why are we surviving in this world? Because we want to know ourselves. You know, we are not surviving in this world because of eating, or just earning money, or because of just working… No, these are not our purposes. Our purpose is to find ourselves.

Always we are being curios about humans. Always, in everybody, we want to understand what a human is. What I am. Or what you are…


~Dr. Hiroshi Ishiguro is director of the Intelligent Robotics Laboratory, part of the Department of Systems Innovation in the Graduate School of Engineering Science at Osaka University, Japan.

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