Skip to comments.God did not create the universe, says Hawking
Posted on 09/02/2010 2:40:29 PM PDT by WhatNot
LONDON (Reuters) God did not create the universe and the "Big Bang" was an inevitable consequence of the laws of physics, the eminent British theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking argues in a new book.
In "The Grand Design," co-authored with U.S. physicist Leonard Mlodinow, Hawking says a new series of theories made a creator of the universe redundant, according to the Times newspaper which published extracts on Thursday.
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Ignorant arrogance at its best.
Wouldn’t you all love to be there when he arrives for the reading of names from the Book of Life?
And who created the laws of physics?
I wonder if he believe HE created it all.
 Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools,
Okay Steve, who created the laws of physics? Or did they just write themselves?
Well, I guess that I’d say that I, if I were there to hear the names, would lament for his lost soul....
God is dead
Hawking was not there and does not know what he is talking about, says God.
Full circle, from gifted to...
We won’t be spending eternity with this arrogant, nitwit.
He’ll be gnashing his teeth in defiance.
Nietzsche is dead.
The "Big Bang(TM)" idea is bad physics and bad theology rolled into a package. Having all the mass of the universe collapsed to a point would be the mother of all black holes; nothing would ever "bang" its way out of that. Likewise for a supposedly omniscient and omnipotent God to suddenly decide it would be cool to create a universe, 6K or 17B years ago it doesn't matter, while the idea had never occurred to him previously, is basically idiotic.
Nietzsche is dead
Nietzsche is dead.
What a waste of a brilliant mind.
Likely falling back on what he’s best at deducing couple with a huge dose of anger at his condition and why a “God” would do this to him. It’s a pitiful result.......
Ten seconds! GMTA!
Hawking may not know that, but I know that if Obama could break them he would.
Well I don’t believe that lamenting is possible, for there is only rejoicing, no tears.
Nietzche is dead
Proof, Hawking, where’s your proof?
Newton invented an entire new area of mathematics (calculus) to describe and write his observations of the physical world.
great minds think alike
God did not create “man made global warming” either. So has Hawking admitted science is a politically and socially corrupt by gov. money? Much of it is. More than most would ever dream. Work at NIH for a decade...
Okay, I see, you’re talking about ‘up there’......I’d say, then, if you can’t ‘lament’ down here, how can you rejoice ‘up there’?
If there’s a better example of “Professing themselves to be wise they become fools” you would be hard pressed to find it.
I’d nominate Obama, however...
Ok then, well where did mommy and daddy atoms come from that exploded into all this?
The “big bang” was supposed to be the beginning of it all, so the “big bang” can not be a consequence of anything.
Inevitable consequence of physics? So who created the original matter/energy of the big bang?
He almost had the proof, but then he ran out of chalk. (I know that’s a comment in bad taste :)
This stuff is complicated and inscrutable; how would any mortal be able to refute or confirm it?
What if he said, “The universe came into being because two squirrels stood too close to each other, their tails caught on fire, and poof the Big Bang happened. Double-check the math and it’ll prove it’s true”.
Who’s going to go up to him and say, “Oops Mr. Hawking, you accidentally divided everything by zero and it played havoc with the rest of the equation”.
The reality is he can say anything he wants, however faith-based it may or may not be, and the world will take him seriously.
Until someone smarter than he is comes along and checks the math and discovers that he really did divide everything by zero.
The beauty of this most fundamental of arguments, is that supremely educated, celebrated astrophysicist Stephen Hawking has as much credibility as does the nearest illiterate ditch digger.
Just the way God intended.....
Pity Steve. You could have shed that body and had a perfect eternal body at death. Now you’ll prolly be stuck in that chair in a sweltering heat for all eternity. Theres still time though.
"For since the creation of the world His invisible attributes are clearly seen, being understoond by the things that are made, even His eternal power and Godhead, so that they are without excuse'" Romans 1:20
I’ll second that nomination
When the Universe began to unwind Multivac carried humanity into another dimension and pondered the "Final Question?"
At last Multivac knew the answer and proclaimed,
LET THERE BE LIGHT!
*If there’s a better example of “Professing themselves to be wise they become fools” you would be hard pressed to find it.*
My headline says:
Hawking does not know as Much About the Universe as I do,says God
Nobody. They have always existed.
Scouts Out! Cavalry Ho!
We get it, Stephen. You don’t believe in God and you have a theory that you have dressed up as a fact to disprove his existence. And how does that distinguish you from millions of other atheists?
Hawking thinks this is just some random happenstance. I think Hawking is nuts.
can you repost the pic
No, why would you want to rejoice in the consequences of unbelief?
The term “Grand Design” was from Albert Einstein who attributed the unknown workings of the universe to a creator. Hawking’s book uses the phrase as a turn of the word to reveal what has been discovered since Einstein proclaimed “God does not play dice” to voice his disagreement with Quantum Theory... which was later proven to be accurate, and Einstein wrong.
Just another godless liberal.
So you go back to the “original, original, original “spark” for this thing” called creation. Uh, what caused the spark? I love it when science uses “logic” to try to “unprove” a higher unprovable deity. They, themselves fall right into the very trap they build. Who cares what Mr Hawking thinks? I’m the only one that counts on this issue. :-)