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Stephen Hawking, Useful Idiot
American Prowler ^ | 5.8.13 | AARON GOLDSTEIN

Posted on 05/08/2013 11:41:00 AM PDT by nickcarraway

Stephen Hawking might be amongst the most brilliant minds the world has ever produced, but when it comes to Palestinian propaganda he is a typical academic. In short, he is a useful idiot.

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TOPICS: Science
KEYWORDS: israel; stephenhawking; unitedkingdom; waronterror

1 posted on 05/08/2013 11:41:00 AM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

Palestinians have existed for 50 years or so off their refugee status.

Me??? I’m for the Jews od Israel, not American Jews mind you but Jews with brains and balls. Jews who carved a country out of the POS land they were allowed to settle on.

If the Jews lose Israel it will go back to desert.


2 posted on 05/08/2013 11:44:37 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: nickcarraway

“BDS lied about Stephen Hawking joining anti-Israel academic boycott”

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3017019/posts


3 posted on 05/08/2013 11:46:11 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Has that been confirmed, or is he just backtracking?


4 posted on 05/08/2013 11:46:46 AM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

Except for one thing, this is based on and out and out lie by the Palestinian propaganda machine. Hawking didn’t participate in the boycott.

http://freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3017019/posts


5 posted on 05/08/2013 11:48:06 AM PDT by mnehring
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To: nickcarraway

Confirmed. They released the response with pretty harsh language as soon as the BDS propaganda machine released their lies. It is hard to hide he was in the hospital and thus not boycotting.


6 posted on 05/08/2013 11:49:47 AM PDT by mnehring
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To: mnehring

Has that been confirmed. There doesn’t seem like enough info in that article.


7 posted on 05/08/2013 11:50:12 AM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

“Stephen Hawking might be amongst the most brilliant minds the world has ever produced...”

People have got to stop with this “brilliant minds” thing. Just because the guy can figure numbers in his head to an astounding degree doesn’t make him a “brilliant mind” on public policy. In fact, Hawking is probably more the “eccentric genius” I wouldn’t trust to direct my back yard cook out. If I want to know the origin of galaxies in the 100,000 years after the Big Bang, I’ll ask him.


8 posted on 05/08/2013 11:52:47 AM PDT by henkster (I have one more cow than my neighbor. I am a kulak.)
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To: nickcarraway

O, how the mighty fall!

Englishman Stephen Hawkings, brilliant scientist, overcomer of physical disabilities, sides with the “Palestinians”.

How can, a man who has ‘crunched infinitesimal numbers’, ‘declared himself an Agnostic’, come to a point in time, to believe in a fantasy tribe of humans?

I believe he would be much better off formulating a belief in what has become to be, the Shinnecock Indians, on Long Island, N.Y., or the Mashpee Indians, on Cape Cod!!


9 posted on 05/08/2013 12:03:46 PM PDT by Terry L Smith
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To: nickcarraway

Politically hes always been an idiot:

A longstanding Labour Party supporter, Hawking has also increasingly made his views known on a variety of political subjects.[248][249] He recorded a tribute for the 2000 Democratic presidential candidate Al Gore,[250] called the 2003 invasion of Iraq a “war crime”,[249][251] maintained his longstanding campaigning for nuclear disarmament,[248][252][249] and has supported stem cell research,[249][253] universal health care,[254] and action to prevent climate change.[252]

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stephen_Hawking


10 posted on 05/08/2013 12:27:59 PM PDT by lowbridge
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To: lowbridge

Didn’t he trade pornography with Bill Clinton?


11 posted on 05/08/2013 12:32:32 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway
Stephen Hawking might be amongst the most brilliant minds the world has ever produced,

He's been successful in a very specialized area, but he's not one of the most brilliant minds in the world. He's more like the older Carl Sagan, than an Einstein.

12 posted on 05/08/2013 12:32:47 PM PDT by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: mnehring

Unconfirmed confirmed. The university double checked with Hawking’s office and he IS boycotting. The story is correct.


13 posted on 05/08/2013 12:46:10 PM PDT by Rokurota
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To: Rokurota

Do you have a link? Hawking’s office this morning said he wasn’t boycotting, he was just in the hospital which is why he didn’t attend.


14 posted on 05/08/2013 1:05:00 PM PDT by mnehring
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To: nickcarraway
Stephen Hawking has become the latest in the long line of academic who would throw away all of Israel’s contributions to the betterment of humanity only to show solidarity with a people who represent humanity at its very worst.

Many libtards suffer from the mentality of compartmentalization, where they are smart in their chosen profession but are worthless when it comes to current events.

15 posted on 05/08/2013 1:15:44 PM PDT by mjp ((pro-{God, reality, reason, egoism, individualism, natural rights, limited government, capitalism}))
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To: mnehring; Slings and Arrows

At this time, it doesn’t seem clear if Hawking was boycotting and retracted, never was boycotting, or still is.


16 posted on 05/08/2013 1:17:34 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: mnehring
Stephen Hawking reaffirms support of Israel boycott
17 posted on 05/08/2013 1:17:50 PM PDT by Rokurota
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To: mnehring
Try this one:

Stephen Hawking reaffirms support of Israel boycott

18 posted on 05/08/2013 1:20:58 PM PDT by Rokurota
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To: mnehring; Slings and Arrows
It turns out he is boycotting Israel:

Israelis furious over Stephen Hawking’s conference pullout over Palestinian boycott call

Later in the day, the university corrected itself. “We have now received confirmation from Professor Hawking’s office that a letter was sent on Friday to the Israeli President’s office regarding his decision not to attend the Presidential Conference, based on advice from Palestinian academics that he should respect the boycott,” a Cambridge spokesperson said.

The Washington Post has a similar story saying the retraction was wrong.

19 posted on 05/08/2013 1:21:04 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

What an a-hole. (Him, not you.)


20 posted on 05/08/2013 1:36:49 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

No, you were right about both of us. lol. But, for the record, I am not boycotting Israel. In fact, if someone wants to send me a free ticket, I’m there.


21 posted on 05/08/2013 1:48:19 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

Stephen Hawking is definitely not “amongst the most brilliant minds the world has ever produced!”

He’s a raving lunatic whose moronic utterances please the anti-God death culture tremendously.


22 posted on 05/08/2013 1:57:06 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they'd be)
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To: nickcarraway

I’ll be in the seat next to you.


23 posted on 05/08/2013 2:06:40 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Moonman62
He's been successful in a very specialized area, but he's not one of the most brilliant minds in the world. He's more like the older Carl Sagan, than an Einstein.

Einstein probably wasnt like "Einstein" either. Definitely over Hawkings, however.

24 posted on 05/08/2013 2:20:48 PM PDT by Paradox (Unexpected things coming for the next few years.)
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To: nickcarraway

Please show me where he is among the most brilliant minds. He hasn’t ever proved it. He’s made some really dumb statements recently. When he says something intelligent, I’ll believe it, but he hasn’t yet.


25 posted on 05/08/2013 4:43:04 PM PDT by maxwellsmart_agent
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To: maxwellsmart_agent

Well, I don’t think he’s really said anything for quite a while. Just sayin’.


26 posted on 05/08/2013 4:46:22 PM PDT by Vermont Lt (Does anybody really know what time it is? Does anybody really care?)
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To: nickcarraway
Stephen Hawking might be amongst the most brilliant minds the world has ever produced, but when it comes to Palestinian propaganda he is a typical academic. In short, he is a useful idiot.

The more I see and hear of this guy the less certain I am that he has contributed anything to make the life of anyone in the word one iota better in any way.

I am in no position to dispute how brilliant he might be, but more and more I get the uneasy feeling that the adulation and respect that he constantly enjoys is sympathy for a severely handicapped human being and nothing else.

This trendy political attack on Israel demonstrates that his grasp of human history and muslim atrocities for over a milenium makes him a social moral and ethical moron. And for my experience on earth a null existence, considering that for most of us knowing the origin of the universe doesn't trump knowing when the next koranimal plans to perpetrates a mass murder.

27 posted on 05/08/2013 6:10:11 PM PDT by publius911 (Look for the Union label, then buy something else.)
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28 posted on 05/08/2013 7:40:17 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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