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The chicken or the egg? Creation or... creation?

By Diogenes ( articles ) | Sep 02, 2010

Cosmologist Stephen Hawking, who conceded in his last book that belief in God is compatible with contemporary scientific knowledge, now argues that the “Big Bang” theory can explain the existence of the universe without reference to a divine Creator. “Spontaneous creation is the reason there is something,” Hawking says.

Right. But spontaneous creation by Whom?

The BBC reports that in Hawking’s understanding, creation was “an inevitable consequence of the laws of physics.” OK; who created the laws of physics?

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