CROSS-EXAMINATION OF PROFESSOR STEPHEN HAWKING
SCIENCE FLUSHES OUT THE PROFESOR!
very recently Prof Stephen Hawking stated that " ...
there is no God, that scientific laws operate in the universe
- and there is no need for miracles ..."
Implicit in what this 'scientist' says, everything in the
world and the universe came by 'chance'. Yet other highly
intelligent scientists say, "Chance does NOT explain
anything." Clearly, this Prof Stephen Hawking belongs
to that class of closed-minded skeptics who do not have
the skills, competene and the ability to perceive paranormal
evidence with true empirical equanimity.
are on record for stating that the universe can be explained
by scientific laws and to quote you, " ... does not
leave room for a God or miracles ..." that what you
Prof: ... Yes ...
Victor: As a scientist, do you accept
there can be an effect without a cause?
Prof.: No I don't accept that ...
Victor: You are saying then that
for every effect there has to be a cause ... Could you explain
that Professor ...
Prof.: Simple, for every cause there
will be an effect ... but you cannot have an effect without
a cause ... that's scientific logic ...
Victor: Thank you for that Professor,
you've made that very clear ... So, if you said that scientific
laws discovered the laws of the universe and there is no
place for God or miracles ... clearly, using your logic,
using the accepted scientific rationale, scientific laws
are an 'effect' ... what CAUSED these scientific laws of
Prof: (not answering) .....
Victor: YOUR HONOR!
Judge: Yes, yes, .... Professor,
you must answer the question ...
Prof: I don't really know what to
Victor: So, if you concede that
you don't really know what to say, your explanation that
there is no God could be wrong. Yes?
Prof: I really can't say much except
to say ... putting it that way, yes ... I perhaps could
Victor: Why is it so painful to
answer an honest question professor? Never mind. You say,
for the purpose of the record that as a scientist you agree
for every effect there has to be a cause ... and that you
concede that the laws governing the universe are an EFFECT
... but you stop there just saying you COULD be wrong there
is no God because a God could have been responsible for
the scientific laws governing the universe ... that correctly
sums it up for you Professor?
Prof: I don't know what to say to
Victor: You already conceded you
could be wrong ... tell me, are you saying that these scientific
laws could have come purely by chance. Do you believe anything
we do not understand must have come by chance?
Prof: What do you mean?
Victor: Well, how the universe came
about ... if you accept the evolution explanation of the
universe and the big bang ... did the first atoms came by
Prof: Yes, those protons ... created
Victor: And the scientific laws
of the universe ... the intelligence and order in the universe
.. gravity ... the continuous universal expansion, the solar
systems, the galaxies, the suns, the ordered huge distances
between planets and galaxies, the enormity of the galaxies,
the big black holes, the energy behind all the power in
the universe... all came by chance?
Prof: I guess so ...
Victor: That's not very scientific
saying "I guess so." There's a lot of uncertainty,
hesitation and equivocation in your answer. That means you
really do NOT KNOW, DO YOU!
Prof: These questions are not easy
to answer ...
Victor: And there are many scientists and astronomers and
cosmologists who do NOT agree with your conclusions about
the cosmos ... that right?
Prof: I guess that's right ...
Victor: That's right .. means there
are highly intelligent scientists who totally disagree with
Prof: Yes ... there are those who
don't agree with me ...
Victor: So the lesson is professor,
when you do not know if there is an afterlife or not, or
if there is a God or not, you must NOT go to the public
giving the impression you are omniscent and infallible saying
that you know. Must you?
Prof: ... No, I guess I should not
Victor: Glad you admit that …
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