Latter-day Saint Life

Elder Cook Tells Stanford Students Many Universities "Have Abandoned Basic Moral High Ground"


MR says: Elder Cook, an alumni from the Stanford School of Law, spoke to students at convocation about their "faith, accountability to God, and the religious impulse [that] are increasingly being marginalized in a secular world."

Speaking to the annual Stanford University Convocation Tuesday, October 27, Elder Quentin L. Cook, an apostle of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, stressed the importance and essential roles of faith and moral values in the quest for knowledge.  

In the address to a capacity audience at the Stanford Memorial Chapel in California, Elder Cook recognized the importance of technology and knowledge, while emphasizing the need for a moral compass.

“Knowledge has always been important, and today we are at the threshold of so many new and exciting scientific and technological advancements,” he said. “Knowledge, whether old or new, is important.”

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