Physicist Steven Hawking Claims ‘There Is No God,’ Says He Is Atheist

Hawking pdIn a recent interview with a Spanish newspaper, British physicist Steven Hawking claimed that ‘there is no God,’ remarking that he believes that ‘science offers a more convincing explanation’ for why the world exists than biblical Creation.

Hawking, who suffers from a motor neuron disease similar to ALS but has far outlived the normal life expectancy, told El Mundo journalist Pablo Jauregui in an interview published on Sunday that he doesn’t believe in God or miracles.

“[A]lthough many have come to describe it as ‘a miracle’ that Hawking is still alive, half a century after being diagnosed with a disease whose life expectancy is usually a couple of years, the astrophysics rejects all religious beliefs,” Jauregui explained.

The El Mundo reporter asked Hawking about his beliefs since in his book “History of Time” Hawking asserted that if the “theory of everything” were unlocked, man would know “the mind of God.” But Hawking had also noted in the later publication “The Grand Design” that he believed the universe came come “out of nothing, out of nowhere,” and that God is “not necessary” to explain the origin of life.

As Jauregui found the two statements to be contradictory, he sought to know whether Hawking had changed his mind between publications and converted to atheism or agnosticism.

“In the past, before we understood the science was logical to believe that God created the universe, but now science offers a more convincing explanation,” Hawking replied. “What I meant when I said I would know ‘the mind of God’ was that we would understand all that God would be able to understand if any exist.”

“But there is no God. I am an atheist,” he continued. “Religion believes in miracles, but they are not supported by science.”

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In past statements to the media, while not necessarily declaring his atheism, Hawking has likewise expressed his rejection of the supernatural.

“I’m not religious in the normal sense,” he told the BBC in 2007. “I believe the Universe is governed by the laws of science. The laws may have been decreed by God, but God does not intervene to break the laws.”

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But some state that Hawking, an internationally-renowned scientist, author and inspiration for a number of well-known films, is leading his followers in a dangerous direction. Dan Greenup, author of Generation Why? and other thought-provoking writings, told Christian News Network that while he respects Hawking’s intelligence, he believes that many youth may be misled by his assertions.

“Dr. Hawking is a really smart guy. As a result, people assume everything he says is true,” he said. “After all, if a genius like Stephen Hawking believes it’s true, it must be true! In fact, it’s very common for teachers to use interviews and quotes from intelligent scientists like Dr. Hawking as evidence for the alleged truth of evolution. Yet, this amounts to nothing more than an argument from authority.”

“Unfortunately, conflating the achievements of scientists with their opinions about historical events, such as the beginning of the universe, has been a very effective brainwashing technique in classrooms,” Greenup continued.

He said that he found Hawking’s opinion that “science offers a more convincing explanation” for the existence of the world than Creation to be “unusual.”

“Naturally, historical science involves a lot of assumptions,” Greenup noted. “The so-called Big Bang is a good example. No one saw it happen and it can’t be recreated in a lab. It requires quite the leap of faith to believe it took place. After all, how did nothing create matter? This violates the First Law of Thermodynamics, which states matter and energy can’t be created or destroyed.”

“It seems to me that Dr. Hawking would rather place his faith in the Big Bang than in Christ because the former requires no acknowledgement of his sin problem,” he said.


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  • bowie1

    So what is this “convincing explanation” for how we got here Mr. Hawking?

    • Stargate Dan

      Well… there are these things called Birds and these things called Bees, didn’t your mommy and daddy ever tell you this story?

      • bowie1

        Silly Troll. I was referring to the beginning of time and space before the purported big bang. That’s one thing scientists have not answered and if Hawkings saw this thread I would like to know what his “convincing explanation” is since right now he is being vague.

        • Stargate Dan

          Silly me… I should have known a Christian would have a much more “convincing explanation” for the origins of the universe than science does… GOD DID IT… right?

          • bowie1

            Correct. But I’m still waiting for an answer. Waiting, waiting, waiting…

          • Stargate Dan

            yep.. waiting, waiting, waiting… just like you’re waiting for Jebus return. You should be used to disappointment by now.

          • https://www.facebook.com/rinoabelle Belle Sevilla

            Don’t wait for Mr. Hawking, wait for the LORD instead ^_^ Let’s all wait for HIM ^_^

          • NoGod4U

            Christians have been waiting for the LORD for about what 2000 some odd years now right?

          • https://www.facebook.com/rinoabelle Belle Sevilla

            Peace be with you ^_^ oh it’s really amazing that GOD provided an answer for your question in the Holy Bible before you even asked of it. Here my friend kindly read this >> 2 Peter 3

            3Above all, you must understand that in the last days scoffers will come, scoffing and following their own evil desires. 4They will say, “Where is this ‘coming’ he promised? Ever since our ancestors died, everything goes on as it has since the beginning of creation.” 5But they deliberately forget that long ago by God’s word the heavens came into being and the earth was formed out of water and by water. 6By these waters also the world of that time was deluged and destroyed. 7By the same word the present heavens and earth are reserved for fire, being kept for the day of judgment and destruction of the ungodly.

            8But do not forget this one thing, dear friends: With the Lord a day is like a thousand years, and a thousand years are like a day. 9The Lord is not slow in keeping his promise, as some understand slowness. Instead he is patient with you, not wanting anyone to perish, but everyone to come to repentance.

            10But the day of the Lord will come like a thief. The heavens will disappear with a roar; the elements will be destroyed by fire, and the earth and everything done in it will be laid bare.a

            11Since everything will be destroyed in this way, what kind of people ought you to be? You ought to live holy and godly lives 12as you look forward to the day of God and speed its coming.b That day will bring about the destruction of the heavens by fire, and the elements will melt in the heat. 13But in keeping with his promise we are looking forward to a new heaven and a new earth, where righteousness dwells.
            — Yup my dear friend, HE is that patient ! Imagine for 2k years HE’s been waiting for us humans to get to know HIM! ^_^ HE wants us all back! (Yup including you!) There’s still time my friend. Seek HIM while HE can be still be found. May GOD give you wisdom and knowledge of HIM. ^_^ Take care!

          • morgan

            Mr. Guest, you could read his book, no? I don’t think Mr. Hawking will post here.

          • https://www.facebook.com/rinoabelle Belle Sevilla

            May GOD’s Peace, grace and Love be with you Stargate dan! You’re blessed by GOD Stargate that GOD already answered what’s bothering your mind for a longgg time ^_^ by these questions, HE said these things to Job but we all will learn from this. Then the Lord spoke to Job out of the storm. He said:

            2“Who is this that obscures my plans

            with words without knowledge?

            3Brace yourself like a man;

            I will question you,

            and you shall answer me.

            4“Where were you when I laid the earth’s foundation?

            Tell me, if you understand.

            5Who marked off its dimensions? Surely you know!

            Who stretched a measuring line across it?

            6On what were its footings set,

            or who laid its cornerstone—

            7while the morning stars sang together

            and all the angelsa shouted for joy?

            8“Who shut up the sea behind doors

            when it burst forth from the womb,

            9when I made the clouds its garment

            and wrapped it in thick darkness,

            10when I fixed limits for it

            and set its doors and bars in place,

            11when I said, ‘This far you may come and no farther;

            here is where your proud waves halt’?

            12“Have you ever given orders to the morning,

            or shown the dawn its place,

            13that it might take the earth by the edges

            and shake the wicked out of it?

            14The earth takes shape like clay under a seal;

            its features stand out like those of a garment.

            15The wicked are denied their light,

            and their upraised arm is broken.

            16“Have you journeyed to the springs of the sea

            or walked in the recesses of the deep?

            17Have the gates of death been shown to you?

            Have you seen the gates of the deepest darkness?

            18Have you comprehended the vast expanses of the earth?

            Tell me, if you know all this.

            19“What is the way to the abode of light?

            And where does darkness reside?

            20Can you take them to their places?

            Do you know the paths to their dwellings?

            21Surely you know, for you were already born!

            You have lived so many years!

            22“Have you entered the storehouses of the snow

            or seen the storehouses of the hail,

            23which I reserve for times of trouble,

            for days of war and battle?

            24What is the way to the place where the lightning is dispersed,

            or the place where the east winds are scattered over the earth?

            25Who cuts a channel for the torrents of rain,

            and a path for the thunderstorm,

            26to water a land where no one lives,

            an uninhabited desert,

            27to satisfy a desolate wasteland

            and make it sprout with grass?

            28Does the rain have a father?

            Who fathers the drops of dew?

            29From whose womb comes the ice?

            Who gives birth to the frost from the heavens

            30when the waters become hard as stone,

            when the surface of the deep is frozen?

            31“Can you bind the chainsb of the Pleiades?

            Can you loosen Orion’s belt?

            32Can you bring forth the constellations in their seasonsc

            or lead out the Beard with its cubs?

            33Do you know the laws of the heavens?

            Can you set up God’se dominion over the earth?

            34“Can you raise your voice to the clouds

            and cover yourself with a flood of water?

            35Do you send the lightning bolts on their way?

            Do they report to you, ‘Here we are’?

            36Who gives the ibis wisdomf

            or gives the rooster understanding?g

            37Who has the wisdom to count the clouds?

            Who can tip over the water jars of the heavens

            38when the dust becomes hard

            and the clods of earth stick together?

            39“Do you hunt the prey for the lioness

            and satisfy the hunger of the lions

            40when they crouch in their dens

            or lie in wait in a thicket?

            41Who provides food for the raven

            when its young cry out to God

            and wander about for lack of food?
            -Can we all answer those questions? not even one for sure! only GOD can ^_^ GOD bless you Stargate Dan, doubt no more about GOD, HE is 100% real and HE loves us all, yup you too! If only we humans would stop disobeying HIM and stop following our wicked ways. May our Holy FATHER in the name of our LORD JESUS CHRIST give you wisdom and knowledge about HIM. Let us boast no more, we are but a breath, like a grass that withers, who are we to boast against the living and Mighty GOD ? peace be with you and GOD bless you stargate! ^_^

          • singflatly

            Awesomeness. God bless you, Belle. Thanks for sharing the Word and all your most excellent posts. Peace be with you and all that are here. Whethere thy know the Lord Jesus or not. Anyone may yet be saved. An unBeliever can always be a potential Saint. 🙂

          • https://www.facebook.com/rinoabelle Belle Sevilla

            Amen to that brother! Yup just like what happened to apostle Paul. Thanks and praise be to GOD, HE has helped me answer all of these. Let’s speak of HIM while we still can, the LORD said, “We must work the works of Him who sent Me as long as it is day; night is coming when no one can work. ” John 9:4 .

          • steve pol

            Yes, of course. If science can’t prove something, lets not look for answers, why bother, since we know that god did it… All those religious people are really onto something…

          • https://www.facebook.com/rinoabelle Belle Sevilla

            Hello steve, may GOD’s grace and peace From our LORD JESUS be yours in abundance! don’t worry, the Gospel will be spread around the world and may GOD give you understanding. You’ll know what we are talking about here. ^_^ JESUS , our LORD said, 22″You worship what you do not know; we worship what we know, for salvation is from the Jews. 23″But an hour is coming, and now is, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth; for such people the Father seeks to be His worshipers.… – You can start by praying and asking GOD to forgive your sins and reveal to you the Truth, HE will tell you for HE doesn’t want anyone to perish, HE loves you steve and everyone who are yet to know the LORD. HE is coming very soon! Trouble will be knocking at our doors my friend, without HIM, our only Refuge, no one can stand what is about to happen.

        • James Grimes

          This dude has been trolling Christian News for awhile. The more comments you see of his, the more you realize that he is only here to be hostile, disagreeable, and insulting. Please do not give him any credibility. He is insignificant.

          • bowie1

            Of course. So I’ve decided to delete my own comments to isolate the little troll. Thanks for the support.

          • Daniel Curtsinger

            Your god is insignificant. We watch these people actively looking for the most reasonable answers to life and existance, and you people try to discredit them with a book contradictory to itself and everything we’ve been trying to learn about this universe. And this book is your gods best way to show that he is the creator and the way? Your fairytale is insignificant. The world will move past you and your book, and you will all be left in its shadow ignorantly bowing with your ears plugged and your eyes covered

          • Carl Siddall

            LOL,,another babbling Dan,,,go to google,and check out THE PRESENT with religion, it removes a lot of the mystery of THE BIBLE.

          • James Grimes

            Mr. Insignificant, I have no tolerance for fools
            What makes you think I would be interested in your pathetic opinions? Go ahead and post long rants here and play the fool. Anything you post here is meaningless. Go haunt an Atheist site.

          • morgan

            Wow – I assume you call yourself a Christian, Mr. Grimes?
            Talk about hostility.

          • https://www.facebook.com/rinoabelle Belle Sevilla

            Forgive my brother. He just feel bad that a lot of people are against and denying the LORD. To my brother James, Patience my dear brother, patience.

          • https://www.facebook.com/rinoabelle Belle Sevilla

            Hello and peace be with you Mr. Daniel. You have a nice name btw. Daniel is one of my favorite prophets! Did you know your name means ” GOD is my judge” ? amazing isn’t it? Sir, what makes you think Bible is contradicting Bible? There are proofs and (tons of it !) of its genuineness (esp places like Sodom and Gomorrah- that was found by Ronn Wyatt) . What makes you think it’s just a fairytale? Is it too awesome to have a GOD who loved us so much as to care for our well being and our salvation? was it too awesome that we have a wonderful Creator Who created all things perfectly beautiful and wonderful? What people can tell is only what our finite minds can comprehend and observe but can’t tell why everything was like that for surely, no non-living thing or ‘soup’ as the wise of us claims can place the heavenly bodies and things of earth the way there were placed perfectly as we know it. Like what GOD said to Job, HE said these things to Job but we can all learn from this. Job 38– Then the Lord spoke to Job out of the storm. He said:

            2“Who is this that obscures my plans

            with words without knowledge?

            3Brace yourself like a man;

            I will question you,

            and you shall answer me.

            4“Where were you when I laid the earth’s foundation?

            Tell me, if you understand.

            5Who marked off its dimensions? Surely you know!

            Who stretched a measuring line across it?

            6On what were its footings set,

            or who laid its cornerstone—

            7while the morning stars sang together

            and all the angels shouted for joy?

            8“Who shut up the sea behind doors

            when it burst forth from the womb,

            9when I made the clouds its garment

            and wrapped it in thick darkness,

            10when I fixed limits for it

            and set its doors and bars in place,

            11when I said, ‘This far you may come and no farther;

            here is where your proud waves halt’?

            12“Have you ever given orders to the morning,

            or shown the dawn its place,

            13that it might take the earth by the edges

            and shake the wicked out of it?

            14The earth takes shape like clay under a seal;

            its features stand out like those of a garment.

            15The wicked are denied their light,

            and their upraised arm is broken.

            16“Have you journeyed to the springs of the sea

            or walked in the recesses of the deep?

            17Have the gates of death been shown to you?

            Have you seen the gates of the deepest darkness?

            18Have you comprehended the vast expanses of the earth?

            Tell me, if you know all this.

            19“What is the way to the abode of light?

            And where does darkness reside?

            20Can you take them to their places?

            Do you know the paths to their dwellings?

            21Surely you know, for you were already born!

            You have lived so many years!

            22“Have you entered the storehouses of the snow

            or seen the storehouses of the hail,

            23which I reserve for times of trouble,

            for days of war and battle?

            24What is the way to the place where the lightning is dispersed,

            or the place where the east winds are scattered over the earth?

            25Who cuts a channel for the torrents of rain,

            and a path for the thunderstorm,

            26to water a land where no one lives,

            an uninhabited desert,

            27to satisfy a desolate wasteland

            and make it sprout with grass?

            28Does the rain have a father?

            Who fathers the drops of dew?

            29From whose womb comes the ice?

            Who gives birth to the frost from the heavens

            30when the waters become hard as stone,

            when the surface of the deep is frozen?

            31“Can you bind the chains of the Pleiades?

            Can you loosen Orion’s belt?

            32Can you bring forth the constellations in their seasons

            or lead out the Beard with its cubs?

            33Do you know the laws of the heavens?

            Can you set up God’s dominion over the earth?

            34“Can you raise your voice to the clouds

            and cover yourself with a flood of water?

            35Do you send the lightning bolts on their way?

            Do they report to you, ‘Here we are’?

            36Who gives the ibis wisdomf

            or gives the rooster understanding?g

            37Who has the wisdom to count the clouds?

            Who can tip over the water jars of the heavens

            38when the dust becomes hard

            and the clods of earth stick together?

            39“Do you hunt the prey for the lioness

            and satisfy the hunger of the lions

            40when they crouch in their dens

            or lie in wait in a thicket?

            41Who provides food for the raven

            when its young cry out to God

            and wander about for lack of food? Just like what I said to Mr. Stargate…
            -Can we all answer those questions? not even one for sure! only GOD can ^_^ doubt no more about GOD, HE is 100% real and HE loves us all, yup you too! If only we humans would stop disobeying HIM and stop following our wicked ways. May our Holy FATHER in the name of our LORD JESUS CHRIST give you wisdom and knowledge about HIM. Let us boast no more, we are but a breath, like a grass that withers, who are we to boast against the living and Mighty GOD ? peace be with you and GOD bless you sir! ^_^ May you get to know HIM too for we are now living in the end of days.

          • Moose

            IF he loves us that much, our planet would be a peaceful utopia…………………..

          • https://www.facebook.com/rinoabelle Belle Sevilla

            hello and peace be with you from our LORD JESUS CHRIST, Mr. James! ^_^ Yup I can see that, perhaps he is one of the many souls we can, thru GOD’s grace and will, help point to the One Who can save them, to the One who can give them knowledge, wisdom and understanding about HIM. Like all of us,they too need GOD whether they recognize HIM or not. Perhaps now they are having doubts but we all knew they too will bow their knees just like us and confess with their own tongues that the LORD JESUS is GOD. ^_^ when HE comes (and it is very soon!). We just need to be very patient (and loving with the love of CHRIST) to them. I know it’s tough (for I have encountered people who argue about HIS existence here on line and on one occasion someone even said he’d rather worship a tomato than GOD 🙁 this kind of remarks seems funny but truly this is a very, very sad reality (and scary one too!) to think people would risk their very soul with this kind of mentality ) but as for us who knew HIM, out of our love for GOD, we should obey HIS commands (esp. to love thy neighbor as HE has loved us ^_^) GOD bless you mr. James :D. May GOD give us strength and wisdom (and patience) to help others know HIM. ^_^ Take care!

        • morgan

          “one thing scientists have not answered” – and neither has the clergy. Why is you value Science only when you can use it?

      • Carl Siddall

        Your an uninformed babbling idiot.Not much different than your GOD,hAWKINS.

        • https://www.facebook.com/rinoabelle Belle Sevilla

          Peace be with you Carl! ^_^ Patience my dear friend, patience. Stargate has yet to know our LORD. Let’s pray for him instead. ^_^ GOD bless you!

    • morgan

      read the book. then criticize.

    • morgan

      It’s only convincing if you understand it. Otherwise, back to the fairytales.

    • Moose

      Show me a convincing explanation thats actually from a god! [not a man made, man inspired, redrafted 300+ times books explanation]

      You cant prove either one, so everyone is equal regardless of opinion.

  • James Grimes

    What’s the big deal? We have known for a long time that he is a heathen. Please don’t give him any credibility.

  • Peter Timmins

    Just because he chooses to not believe does not make God non existent. Dr Hawking will most assuredly discover the error in his beliefs one day, and it will be too late to change his mind. That is unless Dr Hawking comes to realise this prior to his death and repents. The recent experiment conducted where light photons were “frozen” and then sent 25 kilometres away by fiber optic and then captured and held in a crystal is just the latest scientific proof that the speed of light is not a constant. That means the Big Bang Theory, and therefore all things derived from it to include evolution, are proven false. That is because the Big Bang Theory requires the speed of light to be a constant in order for it to have any chance at being true. With out it being a constant, then we really have no clue, not that we really ever did, as to stellar distances. A light year is a unit of linear measurement, not of time, and requires light to be a constant. Ergo, stellar distances can NOT accurately be calculated, not that they ever were to begin with, so science has no clue as to the size or age of the universe. Science zero, God won. 🙂

    • C.P. Steinmetz

      You do realize, I assume, that the speed of light in a vacuum is constant. It has been common knowledge for a very long time that light speed varies in other mediums. So, God zero.

    • morgan

      “Dr Hawking will most assuredly discover the error in his beliefs one day, and it will be too late to change his mind.”
      If your faith requires you to imply “THREATS” for non-conformity, then your faith is empty.
      And your scientific background must be prodigious to claim that the Big Bang Theory is false since the scientific consensus puts you in the extreme minority.
      I suggest you publish a paper proving Science to be wrong. After all Science rewards those who point out scientific fallacies. I would love for you to prove them all wrong. And if you did, I would convert tomorrow.

    • Moose

      I find it very hard to believe that Hawking will end up burning in hell for living a life of discovery and service to mankind by advancing scientific knowledge, which incidentally is the whole reason humans have survived up to this point. Just how we couldnt care less about the moral behaviour of ants/rats etc we raise in a lab, God couldnt care less about the “sins” of a single human.

      Also, what you said doesnt disprove anything. “That means the Big Bang Theory, and therefore all things derived from it to include evolution, are proven false.”

  • smbelow

    Hawking: “Religion believes in miracles…”
    Like the miracle of something from nothing?

    As I was reading through the article, a couple of versus popped in my head.

    Genesis 3:5 For God doth know that in the day ye eat thereof, then your eyes shall be opened, and ye shall be as gods, knowing good and evil.

    Psalms 14:1 To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David. The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God. They are corrupt, they have done abominable works, there is none that doeth good.

    Jeremiah 17:5 Thus saith the LORD; Cursed be the man that trusteth in man, and maketh flesh his arm, and whose heart departeth from the LORD.

    • Peter Timmins

      How about Romans 1: 18-23, “For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who hold the truth in unrighteousness; Because that which may be known of God is manifest in them; for God hath shewed it unto them. For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even his eternal power and Godhead; so that they are without excuse: Because that, when they knew God, they glorified him not as God, neither were thankful; but became vain in their imaginations, and their foolish heart was darkened. Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools, And changed the glory of the uncorruptible God into an image made like to corruptible man, and to birds, and fourfooted beasts, and creeping things.”

      • Stargate Dan

        Oooohhh yeah I love the wrathful side of god… burn those darn un-believers burn…. It’s gonna be so cool watching 80% (or more) of the worlds population alive today and who’ve ever lived throughout history tortured for all eternity… awesome stuff huh?

      • morgan

        disagreement is not the same as ‘unrighteousness.”
        Calling people “fools” for not conforming to your belief system does not endear anyone to your belief system.

    • morgan

      Actually Lawrence Krauss just wrote a book “A Universe from Nothing” – quite interesting and fascinating. You should try reading real science books for a change…it won’t hurt you, and you could burn them if you want.
      One can claim the same about supernaturalism – it springs from nothing.

  • Tony Phillips

    Mr. Hawkins stated that science has provided a “convincing explanation”as to how everything became as it is in the universe, but I have yet to read any “convincing explanation” in any scientific literature. All I have read so far is nothing more than someone’s theory or opinion.

    It remains amazing to me, that for all of their supposed brilliance and knowledge, many in the scientific community still fight against God and his version of creation and the Universe, yet offer less explanation or fact. Apparently, they believe their faith in their own opinions and words are greater than other peoples faith in God and His word.

    Good luck with that, Mr. Hawkins.

    • Stargate Dan

      Riiiiggghhhttt… because a bronze age book written by anonymous goat herders is much more reliable information for the origins of the universe than “theory or opinion” by modern day scientists.

      • guanaco

        Then,prove that the Bible is wrong.

        • morgan

          Prove that goat herders are right!

      • Carl Siddall

        When you gaze at the stars Dan,,,how do you figure they got there Or do you believe the nonsense of a so-called genius,suffering from als, has the answers..

        • NoGod4U

          Wow that’s almost as brilliant as Bill O’reilly and his where does the Tide come from comments. Do you really not understand how stars are formed?

        • James Grimes

          Good question. Thanks.

        • morgan

          Do you have to INSULT the man? You Christians are vicious creatures. I’m glad I dumped that faith over 40 years ago.
          This forum is populated by snarling, salivating, soul-snatchers.

          • https://www.facebook.com/rinoabelle Belle Sevilla

            May the LORD call you back home my friend. We can’t save ourselves. Not because some doesn’t care doesn’t mean everyone else do the same. You can’t survive without GOD’s saving grace and love. You’ll know what I mean soon. You’ll be calling to HIM too when that day comes. GOD bless you my friend.

    • Neiman

      He not only believes something can come from nothing, but that truly a super-astronomical amount of everything in existence comes from nothing – now that takes faith.

      • steve pol

        No, it does not. we admit, simply, that we do not know, yet…
        Lack of answer for any question does not equal existence of supernatural… Because, so far, it never did…”God of gaps” argument just does not cut it anymore…

        • Neiman

          So you to “believe” all of this something we call life and the universe came into existence out of nothing? That is much greater faith than any religion requires, it borders on lunacy.

          • morgan

            QED demonstrates that particles come into and out of existence all the time. I suggest “A Universe from Nothing” by Lawrence Krauss.
            Compelling reading. You don’t have to agree, but it will better inform you as to how Cosmology works.

          • Neiman

            I don’t have time right now, but the idea something does not exist at all, it is non-existent and suddenly comes into existence out of nothing demands much greater Faith than belief in a divine Creator.

          • morgan

            Ah, you don’t have the time to read his position, but plenty of time to criticize it. Again, QED clearly demonstrates that things pop in and out of “nothing” all the time and it is observable and provable. (by the way, there is such thing as ‘nothing’).

          • Neiman

            Just because a secular humanist, atheist scientist says something is true, does not make it so. Something cannot possibly come from nothing, as Hawking as stated, the vacuum that existed before Big Bang.

  • dongszkie

    Personally I am an admirer of Stephen Hawking’s mind. For me he is one of the best, if not the very best among all astrophysicists that currently existed. But he is just human, NOT GOD. The big difference is that God is the originator designer, the initiator,all knowing of everything that has been in existence, while Mr. Hawking is just a learner of what is in existence and still very much in the process of learning and understanding matter.. Everything we see in the creation are designs and purposely designed. My layman’s mind tilt towards more in favor of belief in God. I am not in any way disturb by what the physicist persistently demand- -PROOF OF GOD’S EXISTENCE- -because for me there is more than enough proof that He existed ,which most scientist physicists refuses to accept,and would never accept. I remain comfortable with my conviction and stand…particularly about intelligence. We know that intelligent machine, a computer, IS A PRODUCT of intelligence, then how can one accept that the intelligence behind the creation of a computer, man’s mind, is just a product of unconscious, non-intelligent, natural processess? A design without a designer is contrary to my sense of reason. Talking of reason and proof,physicists does not abide strictly by their own claimed rules. Why? They cannot repeat everything they purportedly claimed as proof in a laboratory.

    • Stargate Dan

      Mr. Hawking is just a learner you say, still in the process of learning and understanding matter… Seems to me it’s not just GOD who knows more than Stephen Hawking it appears you’re asserting you do as well…. no?

  • James Rizzuti

    This clown, Hawking, is nothing more than a fool in a wheelchair. His books and theories are worthless. He has NOTHING to offer the human condition. NOTHING.

    • morgan

      so why don’t you go and kill him if he’s worthless.
      If this is your “christinsanity”(sp) speaking, then your religion is a disease in need of a cure. Why are you so cruel to a complete stranger?

  • Tina Taylor

    science only proves God

    • Phipps Mike

      good point.

      • morgan

        That’s not a point, it’s a wish.

    • steve pol

      Where? How? So far, science took gods out of thousands of things…which were simply proven to be natural…(no gods needed anymore to explain them) Doesn’t that mean that all those god were imaginary…?

    • NoGod4U

      So then you must assume that the vast majority of scientists (who actually do science) are ignoring the evidence that you just KNOW proves God? Why would they do this? Is science really some sort of huge conspiracy of the devil?

      • https://www.facebook.com/rinoabelle Belle Sevilla

        You have just stated a fact sir.

        • morgan

          Supernaturalism is the great evil conspiracy to undue all that humanity has accomplished and will accomplish.
          Christians only acknowledge “SCIENCE” when it suits their purposes. Otherwise, science is quackery.

    • morgan

      How?

  • Tess95

    He deserves nothing but pity. He should have told us how through the pap like substance called semen of his own father and the egg in his mother’s womb he was formed and stayed and grew in that egg shell like space for good nine months and then was exited into the world after those nine months. If there is no God, who or what controls all these forces? How was the day or night formed? Why couldn’t human have control over forces of nature? It’s mere stupidity. After all, it s not every child respects his parents, so shall we have those who are delusional and rebels among us, who disrespect and revolt against God and not believe in Him. After all, Lucifer, one of the greatest Angels rebelled and was thrown out of Heaven, how much more a mere mortal. He is only jibbing.

    • Marie Adigwe

      You should really look into science articles for answers to those questions because they have all been answered. ATP energy is one of the driving forces behind cell division, which occurs inside of the womb. You should really study cells. It’s fascinating the way that they work. As for day and night, the study of the atmosphere and how the Earth formed answers that, not to mention that daylight is here because of the light from the sun and because the earth is the right distance from the sun.

      • Belle Sevilla

        Grace and peace to you Marie from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. I may not be as knowledgeable about how things work in this world as you are (I’m amazed at your knowledge about science 🙂 never knew or heard about ATP energy, thanks for that info! 😀 ) Yes we know how things work but the real question here is ….who/what made them work perfectly that way? ^_^ pls. allow me to compare your conversation with Tess to this issue- how the rolex watch became ..well…a watch (sorry for giving this simple example, I do pray you’ll get my point later.) .Well Tess and you just talked about how the watch works but missed the issue of who or what (of course it’s a who) made all those parts worked that way? Yes you’ve talked in great details how this gear works with this gear and this screw is attached at this part, but who’ve placed all those parts together in order (in perfect order) to make a beautiful, fully working watch? We cannot say the screws and gears just popped out of nowhere or it was magically placed in those places where it should be (who started this atp energy). So my dear friends by this we can say that there must be some kind of ‘Force’ and not just any force but an extremely intelligent one to make it all so perfectly arranged the way it was arranged and designed(like what you said the earth is the right distance from sun and not to mention that our solar system has the right size of sun for the earth to thrive ). I don’t think it was randomly placed and it was just an incident that all fell in perfect order. ^_^. Someone must’ve put all purposely that way and for a very good reason. (Why Someone? ‘something’ cannot think 🙂 ) So this Someone based on how HE perfectly placed the things around us shows that HE cared for the living things here on Earth, for if not, HE wouldn’t care what size of sun HE would create for us(HE could’ve placed the VY Canis Majoris instead of our sun if HE care not for us, that’s scary! But praise GOD, HE loves us!), for instance. Sadly just because our finite minds cannot grasps GOD and things about GOD, some of us just dismissed the thought of having GOD and not honor HIM, telling that HE doesn’t exist. (or are we just scared that Someone will hold us all accountable for our wrong actions?) Like Apostle Paul said to those who deny the Creator: “That which is known about God is evident within them; for God made it evident to them. For since the creation of the world His invisible attributes, His eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly seen, being understood through what has been made, so that they are without excuse” (Rom 1:19-20) . We don’t need to look outer space to prove that there is GOD. Just look around us, look at ourselves, did those ‘elements and alien things’ knew we need eyes to see, ears to hear, mouth to speak, etc so we can interact with everything around us? Did those things knew how to feel as to care for our well being? Look at the flowers, plants..who told them that they can get their food from the sun and their roots can get water from the ground. Truly if a regular human knew this in their hearts, the intelligent and wise of this world have no excuse not to believe and to disprove GOD exist. Have a blessed weekend to you Tess and Marie. GOD bless! ^_^ (I’m not here to argue or make anyone feel bad, I’m just here to glorify GOD and let others know that JESUS loves us soooo much!GOD truly exists! HE has changed many lives (and still is changing more lives! ^_^) . HE loves and really cares for us humans , like it or not, HE (LORD JESUS) did die on the cross and was raised from the dead just for us so we can regain the relationship that we have all messed up when we disobeyed HIM. HE wants us all back! Let’s repent and trust in HIM. ^_^ Who among the other ‘gods’ can love the way HE did? No one but HIM, only HIM. GOD is truly amazing! GOD bless you! ^_^ (and peace be with you Marie ^_^)

        • DisqusBurner1983

          In which case that force created everything in the world, including abortions, homosexuality and whatever other random stuff you Christians rally against. I dunno, pizza or whatevs.

        • http://facebook.com singflatly

          Wonderfully said. God bless you, Belle. Praise God Almighty! 🙂

          • https://www.facebook.com/rinoabelle Belle Sevilla

            May GOD bless you too and the people here who are yet to know the LORD. Thanks for encouraging your sibling in CHRIST. GOD bless ! ^_^

    • morgan

      wow, so mean and vindictive.

    • morgan

      Do you enjoy kicking and looking down on someone who is confined to a wheelchair?

      • Tess95

        How dare you ask me a question of that nature? What has being in a wheel chair got to do with the opinion Dr. Hawking shared as a renowned Scientist who does not believe in God and which everyone is obliged to respond to, which I did regardless. His disability was not the issue nor was it being discussed. He is a Scientist and atheist and I responded from that angle. Of course, whoever does not believe in the existence of God ought to be pitied for his small mindedness and parochial mentality. Personally, I care a lot about people particularly the physically challenged and I assist a lot. So, don’t make me a victim of Dr. Hawking’s unbelief.

  • jennylynn

    Greenup nailed it. Just because the guy is smart does not make him infalllible. The very denial of God and creation is intellectual suicide. Do you ever wonder which came first according to evolutionary theory the male or the female? And how did the male of each species reproduce without females? How is it possible that a male and a female each spontaneously came into being, yet they have complex, complementary reproductive systems? I guess atheist don’t think, their too arogant to acknowledge the obvious.

    • morgan

      But we can spell and have a better grasp of grammar than you do. Point Atheists!
      Asexual reproductions occurs all the time in Nature.
      Perhaps you can inform us and provide the answers to each one of your questions.
      I would appreciate it.

      • jennylynn

        My answers are not from an atheistic viewpoint, which cannot be answered. My answers are from a creationist viewpoint which you don’t really want. If you really did you would find them if you were truthfully seeking answers.

        • morgan

          Ok, so you refuse to answer me. Thank you.
          I have been truthfully seeking answers and you assume otherwise which is simply another FALSE assumption on your part..
          I was not looking for answers from an “atheistic” viewpoint, I wanted to hear your answers.

          • jennylynn

            For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who suppress the knowledge of the truth (hold down) in unrighteousness, because that which is known about God Is evident within them; for God made it evident to them. For since the creation of the world His invisible attributes, His eternal power and divine nature have been clearly seen, being understood through what has been made, so that they are without excuse. For even though they knew God, they did not honor Him as God or give thanks, but they became futile (foolish, wicked, idolatrous) in their speculations, and their foolish heart was darkened. Proffessing to be wise, they became fools, and exchanged the glory of the incoruptible God for an image in the form of coruptible man(darwin, science, infalible man) and of birds and four-footed animals and crawling things. (evolution) Therefore God gave them over in the lusts of their heart to impurity, and their bodies might be dishonhonored among them. For they exchanched the truth of God for a lie, and worshiped and served the creature ( man, science, darwinism) rather than the Creator who is blessed forever. Romans 1:18-25 This is how you treat the Creator who gave you life and food and familes to enjoy instead of God. So He gives you over to a depraved mind. v. 28. I would suggest you empty yourself of all pride and what is politically correct and popular and seek His face while He may still be found because judgement is coming. 2 Peter 2:7 But the present heavens and earth are being reserved for fire, kept for the day of judgement and destruction of ungodly men. Vs. 9 The Lord is not slow about His promise as some count slowness, but is patient toward you not wishing for any to perish but for all to come to repentence.
            I pray you repent of your arrogance and come to Jesus. He is the only One who can save you and He is still waiting.

      • jennylynn

        jennylynn • a minute ago
        For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who suppress the knowledge of the truth (hold down) in unrighteousness, because that which is known about God Is evident within them; for God made it evident to them. For since the creation of the world His invisible attributes, His eternal power and divine nature have been clearly seen, being understood through what has been made, so that they are without excuse. For even though they knew God, they did not honor Him as God or give thanks, but they became futile (foolish, wicked, idolatrous) in their speculations, and their foolish heart was darkened. Proffessing to be wise, they became fools, andexchanged the glory of the incoruptible God for an image in the form of coruptible man(darwin, science, infalible man) and of birds and four-footed animals and crawling things. (evolution) Therefore God gave them over in the lusts of their heart to impurity, and their bodies might be dishonhonored among them. For they exchanched the truth of God for a lie, and worshiped and served the creature ( man, science, darwinism) rather than the Creator who is blessed forever. Romans 1:18-25 This is how you treat the Creator who gave you life and food and familes to enjoy instead of God. So He gives you over to a depraved mind. v. 28. I would suggest you empty yourself of all pride and what is politically correct and popular and seek His face while He may still be found because judgement is coming. 2 Peter 2:7 But the present heavens and earth are being reserved for fire, kept for the day of judgement and destruction of ungodly men. Vs. 9 The Lord is not slow apromise as some count slowness, but is patient toward you not wishing for any to perish but for all to come to repentence.
        I pray you repent of your arrogance and come to Jesus. He is the only One who can save you and He is still waiting.

  • Robert Wilson

    As a painting has an artist, or a watch a maker, so too the universe a creator.

    • Andrew Clark-Kent Smallville

      And who created the creator?

      • Robert Wilson

        He is the un-created creator. He is God, beyond our ability to fully comprehend.

        • Daniel Curtsinger

          Can you really not see the problem with that answer?

          • Robert Wilson

            No, I’m at peace with it. If I fully understood God then He would not be GOD. There are too many people who wish to make themselves gods by thinking they know the answers to everything.

          • morgan

            Sorry but it appears that Christians have all the answers.
            We Atheists are comfortable saying “we don’t know.”

          • bowie1

            Got any better ideas? It would mean time and space reaches back – forever – which means it would be impossible to get to the here and now. Logic REQUIRES there to be a first cause who Himself has no initial cause. It’s a paradox but a necessary paradox.

          • NoGod4U

            bowie1 “Got any better ideas?” yeah it’s called being intellectually honest and saying we don’t have all the answers, rather than making one up based upon divine revelation gleaned from a bronze age book written by anonymous goat herders and proclaiming superiority over the rest of mankind.

          • BarkingDawg

            Or that the multiverse is an oscillating phenomena.

            Endlessly repeating. Endlessly variable The Hydra swallowing its tail.

          • BarkingDawg

            Apparently not.

        • morgan

          If he is beyond your ability to comprehend, why do all of you speak for him and know his will? either “he” is incomprehensible or not.
          You can’t have it both ways.

          • Robert Wilson

            I do not expect those who have no relationship with the Father (God), and so therefore do not have the Holy Spirit to guide them in the truth of His Word ( the Bible) to understand. If you would notice I used the words “fully comprehend”, key in on FULLY. God uses His Word , the Bible, to reveal Himself to us as we study it. It is an ongoing, growing relationship, and it is with great joy that I get to have the privilege to get to know the Creator in a personal way. It is my prayer that someday you too can experience that same joy.
            I like what C.S.Lewis says,”There are only two kinds of people in the end : those who say to God,’thy will be done’,and those to whom God says, In the end, ‘ thy will be done.’ All that are in Hell choose it. Without that self-choice there could be no Hell.”
            Choose carefully my friend, choose carefully. You may not like it and rebel against it but it is God’s Word, the Creator, given to us so we can come to know Him.

          • morgan

            The COPOUT: “I do not expect those who have no relationship with the Father (God), and so therefore do not have the Holy Spirit to guide them in the truth of His Word ( the Bible) to understand”
            That’s right. Blame the listener, not the message.

          • Robert Wilson

            Now your catching on, the”listener”, as you rightly say is to blame seeing as he is in open rebellion to God’s Word. God’s Word is never to blame for it is always True, whether you accept it (which can lead to your salvation) or not ( which will lead to the eternal torment of your soul). Again, Choose Carefully my friend.

        • morgan

          If so, why do so many know his ‘will?’

    • morgan

      However, the painter did not create the articles used for painting in the first place.
      Things were already in place for the artist – material for the canvas, paints and colors existed before the painter, the materials that were made for the brush already had existed. A watchmaker NEEDS SCIENCE and MATH and PHYSICS to make a watch – the watch was not dreamed up.

  • Souheil Bayoud

    Some men came carrying a paralyzed man on a mat and tried to to take him into the house to lay him before Jesus….I tell you,get up,take your mat and go home.Immediately he stood up in front of them,took what he had been lying on and went home praising God.Luke 5:18-25.This happened 2000 years ago.The absence of faith is more dangerous than the paralysis of the body.It seems that Mr hawking has two paralysis.Let him read the coin of the temple to get out from the first and deadly paralysis.

    • DisqusBurner1983

      Send those dudes round the Hawkings house. If they can make him get up out of the wheelchair, hell even I will become a believer.

      • Maggi Esamilla

        No. You wouldn’t.

        • DisqusBurner1983

          Oh ok cool, thanks for the heads up there Maggi.

  • Shahryar Hedayati

    MAY GOD FORGIVE HIM

    • Carl Siddall

      he can only be forgiven once he finds the TRUTH,IT IS OUT THERE,,IGNORANCE SAYS THE LORD,, is not bliss.

      • Shahryar Hedayati

        yes sir . you’re right

    • morgan

      For what? Using his brain to the best of his ability?(Right or wrong?)

  • Jon Perry

    Believing that something can arise from nothing is unscientific. It is a belief in the supernatural. So the core of the issue is that Hawking has an issue with the authority of God and his word and whatever he says to be true is no more than an opinion. But others who also want to shed that responsibility of sin will quickly use what he says to try to prove their own views are true.

    • morgan

      QED says otherwise. Things arise from nothing all the time.
      Go study Particle Physics.

      • Jon Perry

        QED prey tell! If you can scientifically produce something from nothing you would win the nobel prize. Anything else is voodoo.

        • morgan

          CERN. That’s all I have to say.

  • bowie1

    Smart guy but even smart guys can be mistaken no matter what their IQ.

    • Ernst Ghermann

      But believers can’t be mistaken on the question of God, no matter how smart or ignorant?

    • NoGod4U

      Cognitive dissonance, confirmation bias and special pleading… the
      trinity of Christian apologetics and the answer that allows believers to
      claim superiority over even “smart guy’s” like Hawking

    • bowie1

      It seems the answers I get from my critics come right out of the atheist reply handbook if such a thing existed (and who knows?) which I’ve heard a thousand times before. And then they talk about Christians quoting out of another handbook called the Bible.

      • morgan

        There is no ‘handbook’ like your various bibles.
        If we don’t know something, we admit it. We are ALLOWED to theorize and to have those theories tested – something supernaturalism discourages.

        • bowie1

          I wasn’t being literal but the responses given by atheists seem to be pretty much the same as if it came from a “handbook”. We too have our theories in particular with more obscure passages which are interesting but don’t affect the salvation message.

  • heyblinken

    I cannot agree with the premise the Hawking is a genius. In fact, I think he is a stark raving mad lunatic. All his research is based on the search for the beginning of everything, in other words he is looking for God; while at the same time, denying His existence. Sounds delusional and irrational.

    • morgan

      Please demonstrate your diagnosis.

  • John Reynaga

    People start looking at evidence! I’m an atheist and I’m aware of what’s going on in the world. Every
    other atheist’s argument I ever see is completely idiotic from
    brainwashed “atheists” that appear to know NOTHING! Science is
    controlled, it is fraud, it is fake, the world is controlled by powerful
    people! At least some Christians know about the Jesuit order and
    what’s really going on, that is ten billion times better than any idiot
    atheist that I’ve come across. Here are the facts: Space travel is
    impossible. NASA and space X do nothing in space, never will. There
    are not even real pictures of the Earth from space when there should be
    thousands by now! Nuclear weapons do not exist. Look up the first U.S.
    h-bomb test. Look it up! Then go watch the Chinese nuclear bomb
    detonation videos. Do it without laughing in shock. Even WW11 was
    completely controlled. You don’t think the world governments are
    working together despite the people that they are supposed to be
    protecting and working for? Why aren’t you learning about chemtrails?
    It shows you that countries do not have their sovereignty! The Jesuit
    order owns you. You are their property. You are literally being lied
    to every single day of your life! The Hubble space telescope never
    existed in orbit and atheists all day long will argue against a God.
    NASA will make the claim that they have found life in the universe and
    it will be from “space telescopes” that measure the “chemical
    composition” from the light from a planet. And they will say that the
    measurements can only be the way that they are reading if life is on the
    planet to create it. That is going to be one of the biggest
    announcements in human history and it will be BULLSHIT! There is an
    agenda to wipe Christianity off of the face of the Earth. The New Age
    movement? Wake up you dumb sheep. Turn off the fucking television and
    throw it the fuck out! You people are brainwashed slaves and your
    rights are being destroyed!

    • bowie1

      You seem to disbelieve BOTH sides. You must be watching the Conspiracy Show with Richard Syrett but he still needs evidence to support suspicions people have. For me the most important thing is to believe in my Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.

    • morgan

      That was very funny. Thanks.

  • C.P. Steinmetz

    There are several points in this article that must not go unchallenged. First, Dan Greenup, who degree had a concentration in ‘global studies’ and apparently nary an advanced science course, is an interesting choice to rebut a scientist.

    • morgan

      ““It seems to me that Dr. Hawking would rather place his faith in the Big Bang than in Christ because the former requires no acknowledgement of his sin problem,”


      This statement contained such copious amount of hubis, you need a bulldozer to get through it. CP, you nailed Greenup as a pompous loser.

  • Nathaniel Hauser

    I said, “God, tell me who you really are.” He said, Only I am! My name is Jesus.” I asked, “Then, what am I?” He said,” You are a beloved figment of my imagination…not the other way around.” I asked, “Then, whey did you do everything the way it seems that you did?” He said, “Go to a pitch dark room or place. There, pretend you are me. Imagine what you would do if anything was possible for you to do. I’m telling you, at the end of your session, you will know that the only way it could have been done is my way.
    So, I went to a dark place, where I could see no light. I only heard and saw what was in my head. The intuitive conclusion came faster that I thought. He was right and it felt like I was no longer in the dark.
    I asked, “How can I test, as you have said, the spirits?” He said, “Look it up!”

  • OldArkie

    Its sad, yet Steven Hawking will suffer along side of the rich man, Luke 16, with the never ending 2nd death Revelations 2:11, & there will never be a drop of water to cool his tongue. That is if he does not repent, confess, accepting Jesus as Savior.

    • morgan

      and you wish evil on this man? You’re just a cruel as ISIS.

      • OldArkie

        No, your putting words in my mouth I did not say that, I do not wish Hell on my worst enemy. All I did was post God’s truth & a warning for such a belief. If Mr. Hawkings would repent, accepting Jesus as His Savior, he could have eternal life. Yet with what he now believes he is headed strait for Hell. How about you, are you headed to Hell? As long as your living you can be saved. Yet if you die unsaved, its Hell forever.

        • morgan

          If Mr. Hawking will be in hell, I would gladly join him than be in a heaven filled with ruthless christers like yourself.

          • OldArkie

            And take a look at the type of people that will be in Hell.

            1Co 6:9 ¶ Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with mankind,

            1Co 6:10 Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God.

            In Hell, if that’s where you wind up, those ruthless people will be all around you, for they will not be in Heaven.

            Start reading Luke 16:19 & you will find out how bad its going to be in Hell, there will be no enjoyment at all, only everlasting punishment. No one will be glad in Hell, not even you.

  • WorldGoneCrazy

    Is this the same Stephen Hawking who once said that the universe created itself? And, then, decades later, when he so belatedly realized that such a claim was metaphysically impossible, he amended it to the equally preposterous “a model of the universe created the universe?” Just goes to show: education does NOT equal wisdom.

    • morgan

      Actually it does. Education (and the desire to LEARN) compels one to review what was previously known and to apply new knowledge into the equation.
      Changing one’s mind is healthy and very normal. That’s the flexibility and liquidity of scientific endeavors….what once was may not be.

      • WorldGoneCrazy

        There sure a lot of educated idiots then! I mean, what, 3 decades to figure out that “the universe created itself” is not even remotely metaphysically (or logically) possible?!? In my wildest a-theistic (code word for “anti-Christian”) days, not once did I make such a ridiculous claim. I was busy clinging to my religion of eternal and/or oscillating universes, praying to a God I didn’t believe in that the science would one day support them. Hopefully, Hawking will use his “desire to learn” that universes do not miraculously pop into existence out of nothing uncaused by anything, life does not magically spring forth when lightning hits mud, and mind and morals do not morph from molecules (or monkeys). He certainly must have a LOT of blind faith to cling to his a-theism!

  • JustSayin

    ..many years from now when Hawkin’s is long gone and his squawk box on mute, going nowhere, I will reflect back on Einstein who proved his teacher wrong that there Is a God.

    • morgan

      Einstein was an Agnostic.

  • Light_V_Dark

    I have found, that so called Christians hate e the most..sorry..

    Revelation 2:2
    I know your works, and your labor, and your patience, and how you can not bear them which are evil: and you have tried them which say they are apostles, and are not, and have found them liars:

    Galatians 4
    Gal 4:16 asks “Am I therefore become your enemy, because I tell you the truth” (RHETORICAL!)?

    https://a.disquscdn.com/get?key=fU674Vy7ewiVWcavIS7M1A&url=http%3a%2f%2fwww.cnsnews.com%2fsites%2fdefault%2ffiles%2fimages%2fpcusa_0.jpg

    -Eph. 5:11 Have nothing to do with the fruitless deeds of DARKNESS, BUT RATHER EXPOSE THEM.

    http://downloadpolitics.com/entry.php?95-Good-News-Atheists-GOD-DOES-NOT-LOVE-YOU!-EAT-SOME-%A1T-AND-DIE!#comments

  • Moose

    As usual, thesists misinterpreting, and taking parts of an explanation out of context. This is wrong: “the First Law of Thermodynamics, which states matter and energy can’t be created or destroyed.” – its ACTUALLY = “The first law of thermodynamics is a version of the law of conservation of energy, adapted for thermodynamic systems. The law of conservation of energy states that the total energy of an isolated system is constant; energy can be transformed from one form to another, but cannot be created or destroyed. ”

    Bit different now isnt it!

  • sammy13

    There was a Big Bang. In the Bible, it is identified as “LET THERE BE LIGHT”. Hawking is also correct in stating the universe came “out of nothing, out of nowhere,” and that too is also in the Bible, such as “without form and void”.

  • disqus_SUijHfDO8w

    While the speed of light can be sped up or slowed down using various methods, the speed of light is still considered a constant. The broadening spectrum that we see coming from the stars is a clear indicator that the light originated from its source, a star, and took billions of years to travel here. PS even if light slows down or speeds up at a very tiny amount in nature it by no means debunks the Big Bang Theory. Hawking’s situation would appear to be some sort of bitterness or resentment, I’m not sure. While he may legitimately believe there is no God, it is most likely due to some sort of bitter root rather than scientific evidence. Also, I think Hawking made a statement that he looked up at the universe and couldn’t imagine eternity, so therefore, he could be trying to cram everything into his mind so that he can control it, a form of idolatry. I’ll just keep praying for him though.