May 18, 2011

Stephen Hawking: Much Ado About Nothing

Hank Campbell, Science 2.0

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So Stephen Hawking doesn't believe in Heaven.  This is apparently a big deal.   It's not that he is wrong, he is most likely right, though that the nature of faith is belief in defiance of any evidence so that doesn't matter, the important question is why anyone cares.

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