“Their creation does not require the intervention of some supernatural being or god.”

Will Crawley’s response to the wide-spread reports of Stephen Hawking’s dissing of god was to head for the teleological ‘gap’.  On the other hand The Guardian‘s science blogger, Jon Butterworth took time out from writing up an experiment at the Large Hadron Collider to have a rational, and reasonable, conversation on Channel4 News with a theologian.  And he points to this excellent New Scientist article on the kerfuffle As Hawking’s long-suffering assistant dealt with a deluge of enquiries from journalists from around the world, …

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