A 'Star Trek' fan at Comicpalooza in Houston, Texas, got the chance to ask Sir Patrick Stewart what he thinks the most important work he's done outside of acting has been. It turned out to be a very good question, eliciting a nearly eight-minute response about Stewart's work to help women who are victims of violence and soldiers who suffer PTSD.

Watch this video if you need some reassuring about the state of the world. And even though it is an eternity long in internet time, make sure to watch the whole thing, because you don't want to miss the ending.