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Stephen Hawking Wrote a Popular Book
About Physics and Spent the Rest of His
Life Crusading for Awful Causes

Washington Free Beacon, by Noah Pollak

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Posted By:MissMolly, 3/16/2018 5:04:58 AM

"I have received a number of letters from Palestinian academics," Stephen Hawking said in his declaration of support for the BDS movement. "They are unanimous that I should respect the boycott. In view of this, I must withdraw from the conference." The conference was in 2013, in Jerusalem, and hosted by Shimon Peres, an Israeli leader who spent his career as an indefatigable advocate of peace. It didn´t matter. Hawking joined the BDS movement because he never met a fashionable far-left cause he didn´t like, and Israel-bashing was one of his favorites. In 2009, when Israel counterattacked after four years of Hamas


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Wetenschapper, 3/16/2018 5:52:19 AM     (No. 11573350)

One can perhaps forgive Hawking his radical-left views. We can assume that he didn´t get out much, and that during his life he probably rubbed elbows with few individuals outside the academic quagmire that was his entire world. When you combine his limited life-experience with being the lifelong recipient of taxpayer largess and having been on the receiving end of a disease that made Job´s trials look like a stroll through Eden, his nasty leftist, atheistic side become a bit more understandable, though this world-view crippled this poor man´s soul as surely as his disease crippled his body.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: M2, 3/16/2018 6:26:09 AM     (No. 11573363)

I may be excused for not worshiping Stephen Hawking.

"I fear evolution has inbuilt greed and aggression to the human genome," he recently sermonized... The best hope for the survival of the human race might be independent colonies in space." If greed and aggression are inherent to "the human genome," why would space colonies populated by humans have any fewer problems than human societies on Earth? He never says. But his goal wasn´t to say something serious. It was to tell us that we´re all backwards and stupid, unlike Stephen Hawking.

Hawking denies the existence of God but God‘s word tells us that sins such as greed and aggression are built-in because of the fall of mankind. Hawking cannot have it both ways. The Bible was here before Hawking was.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 3/16/2018 6:50:25 AM     (No. 11573377)

Mr. Hawking, meet Psalm 122:6.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: earlybird, 3/16/2018 7:09:23 AM     (No. 11573394)

I was wondering when someone would mention this.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: rolfnader, 3/16/2018 7:14:04 AM     (No. 11573398)

Let me just say that I won´t miss this guy. I wonder who the left is going to round up to replace him.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: GO3, 3/16/2018 7:16:51 AM     (No. 11573401)

The book may have been popular in terms of sales, but it utterly failed in promoting understanding of complex subjects for the layman. IMO it was written by a graduate assistant who pasted stuff together in a slapdash fashion and it just ended up unread on the coffee table.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Captleemo, 3/16/2018 7:33:37 AM     (No. 11573413)

I always enjoyed watching documentaries about Stephan Hawking and his brilliant mind. They told about him becoming deathly ill and had to be rushed to the hospital where he laid in a coma but they said his brain brain was going full steam ahead working on the mysteries of the cosmos. I thought that was fascinating. According to scientists the earth has been here for billions of years but according to Mr. Hawking it will be uninhabitable in 200 years. To me that is right up there with the global warming nonsense put forward by the esteemed scientist Al Gore.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: msjena, 3/16/2018 7:56:08 AM     (No. 11573433)

Hawking got a 50 year reprieve on a death sentence and apparently still never thought about where he would
spend eternity.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: lakerman1, 3/16/2018 8:04:58 AM     (No. 11573443)

#6 is probably correct.
In addition, any of his predictions could have been uttered by Stan Lee, and probably were.
Again, his graduate assistant said he could read Hawking´s twitching of his left eye, and maker sense of it.
That was nonsense. Notice how they always posed Hawking with his grad assistant our of the picture. The grad assistant had to be up close to Hawking´s face to read the twitches.
Finally, Hawking was known for his black hole analysis, which he finally admitted he was wrong.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: arcady, 3/16/2018 8:05:47 AM     (No. 11573445)

Even for world famous physicists, especially for world famous physicists, the universal maxim still applies - Garbage in, Garbage Out.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Clinger, 3/16/2018 8:21:21 AM     (No. 11573459)

How is it that when someone excels in a particular field some people are willing to follow them to the ends of the earth in completely unrelated fields?

You´d think smarts might cross over but I learned at about 13 years of age that is not necessarily the case. I had an interesting experience with a research scientist, PHD in Physics involving a little matching of wits along with the local representatives of law and order. Also learned that the youth officer was dumb as a door knob but that´a another matter.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: strike3, 3/16/2018 8:42:22 AM     (No. 11573470)

Whatever Hawking believed, he has learned the truth by now and stands corrected.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: tennisbum, 3/16/2018 8:45:12 AM     (No. 11573476)

New course of study for "snowflakes" as they matriculate...a degree: Theoretical Theoreticist" The study of theories that have no answers, facts or data to support the theories.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: steveW, 3/16/2018 9:03:16 AM     (No. 11573501)

Has there ever been better proof that political stupidity is a very special kind of stupidity, totally detached from otherwise functioning braincells?

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Hermoine, 3/16/2018 9:04:46 AM     (No. 11573506)

I´ve never understood the fascination with Hawking and all his weird predictions -- predictions that none of us will be able to verify b/c they are too far off in the future.

Actually, the one thing that has fascinated me is how long he managed to live with ALS.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Texas544, 3/16/2018 9:37:34 AM     (No. 11573550)

The time to point out all the flaws of most people is at least two weeks after they pass away. I think it is bad form to bring up even legitimate critiques before a person´s funeral has taken place. As a Christian I want to listen to Paul who says "we should morn with those who morn".

What works me up is how so many critics of Billy Graham took to the various forms of the Internet on the day he died and posted the most hate fill celebrations of his death. I remember Christopher Hitchens doing the same thing when Jerry Fawell died.

Even if you totally despised Stephen Hawking, Bill Graham or Jerry Fawell, it is fully lacking in dignity to dance on someone´s grave. (However I can see an exception for kings, presidents or dictators who rule over people).

I know most of the goofy causes Hawking lent his name too would not make sense to me. Just let some time go by before unloading on the guy. But I suppose I grew up in a different era.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: zbogwan2, 3/16/2018 9:40:05 AM     (No. 11573552)

"The evil that men do lives after them, The good is oft interred with their bones!"

I didn´t know much about Hawking, but I admired him being intellectual always engaged in so much, despite his debilitating handicap. I think I´d have given up had I been him?

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Reply 18 - Posted by: bigfatslob, 3/16/2018 9:43:00 AM     (No. 11573556)

I never was impressed with the braininess, of Hawking and his politics. Maybe his health issues and his study of things most lay people don´t think about, ponder, made him special.
He was guessing and a guess is just a guess. Hawking could fill a chalk board and at the end of the day erase it all because he disproved his own theory.
One thing for sure he is an expert on black hole theory because he just entered it.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: hershey, 3/16/2018 9:44:43 AM     (No. 11573559)

Good riddance and I´m glad I wasn´t standing next to him when he met God...

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Reply 20 - Posted by: starboard, 3/16/2018 9:48:50 AM     (No. 11573566)

Overrated. No Albert Einstein.
Not a fan.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: bohallx, 3/16/2018 10:12:19 AM     (No. 11573606)

It´s all so simple ~ here´s a guy, hopelessly crippled ~ never going to get anywhere without help, so he figured out how to get DATES.

Just say those magic Leftwing Lunatic sounding bromides and there´s a certain type of woman who will show up and bend to your every desire.

I understand he even made a few bucks off the transactions ~ so much, in fact, that Parliament voted to give him an exception to the tax laws so he could keep the money he earned.

You gotta´ give the guy some credit here ~ he overcame every last single handicap!

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Reply 22 - Posted by: donnaclaire, 3/16/2018 10:15:22 AM     (No. 11573609)

Have learned the past couple of days that it´s a ´cardinal sin´ to criticize Hawking in any way - whatever the subject or reasoning behind it. Was he a Saint? Don´t believe so. Because he was severely handicapped and, in spite of it, led a productive life doesn´t mean he could do no wrong and that the rest of us ´must accept as truth´ every theory he had.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: doctorfixit, 3/16/2018 10:19:00 AM     (No. 11573614)

Never cared for his politics. Pretty much ruled out giving a damn about him one way or the other.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: greggojo, 3/16/2018 10:35:22 AM     (No. 11573639)

Every time Hawking issued a statement on a world issue, I disagreed with it. I am unable to understand his contributions to physics. I agree completely with Mr. Pollak´s description of Mr. Hawking as a world class scold whose words could not be challenged thanks to the PC powers that control Western media.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: Hazymac, 3/16/2018 10:35:46 AM     (No. 11573641)

FTA: One of the traditional checks in human societies on "inbuilt greed and aggression" is religion—and so one might have thought Hawking would say something nice about western religious observance, which tends to promote humility and respect for life. Of course not: "The scientific account is complete. Theology is unnecessary," he sniffed. The historic account shows that the great secular "scientific" political movements—Communism and Naziism—were also the most aggressive and murderous.

Hawking was a brilliant fool, reminiscent of Flannery O´Connor´s Hulga Hopewell (who had "many degrees") in "Good Country People," who had her prosthetic leg stolen by a phony door to door Bible salesman. Hawking is a bit like the phony Bible salesman but more like Hulga, who thought she was smart, but wasn´t.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 3/16/2018 10:41:56 AM     (No. 11573651)

How do we even know he was still able to communicate? He was essentially a Charlie McCarthy doll for leftists.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: NotaBene, 3/16/2018 10:49:12 AM     (No. 11573665)

Mortuis nihil nisl bonum.
Of the dead say only the good.

But this man was a braggart, blessed by being a member of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences at the Vatican since 1984 and Against God.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: Jennie C., 3/16/2018 11:13:38 AM     (No. 11573700)

Another know-it-all who learned a lot in a hurry.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: ebuilder, 3/16/2018 12:04:46 PM     (No. 11573783)

1. Why does one man follow another man?;
2. Why does one man follow a suicide?

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Reply 30 - Posted by: little guy, 3/16/2018 1:00:26 PM     (No. 11573842)

The left canonized this blow hard because "they" said he was brilliant! Only problem is, quite a bit of his work has now been proven wrong! Google his mistakes and see the list.

Sorry, but I never listen to college professors who step outside of their field. Smart in one area almost never transfers over to others.

The fact Hawking was so anti-God made him a sweetheart to the Left and gave them cover. Now he knows more than he probably ever wanted to!

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Reply 31 - Posted by: Caveman, 3/16/2018 1:34:31 PM     (No. 11573871)

I am convince that no one has heard anything he has said for decades. All someone else´s words.
I just hope he wasn´t sitting there screaming inside because of it.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: catfur27, 3/16/2018 4:25:53 PM     (No. 11573983)

...Who is gonna replace his recurring cameos on Big Bang Theory ??!!

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Reply 33 - Posted by: ronnietheK, 3/16/2018 5:13:47 PM     (No. 11574011)

Someone needs to say it-he was an SOB and a complete putz. Supported the Pali´s who kill Jews and have no legit claim to the entirety of the land of Israel or any part thereof. Long live Israel and who gives a rat´s fanny about this overrated jerk.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: earlybird, 3/16/2018 5:58:07 PM     (No. 11574061)

We have a tendency to lionize those with extreme disabilities who become public figures to a great extent BECAUSE of their disabilities. Heroes for having overcome great odds and all that. Hawking is one. And Charles Krauthammer comes to mind.

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Last Friday, Maine Democrat Zak Ringelstein wasn’t ready to consider himself a formal member of the Democratic Socialists of America, even if he appreciated the organization’s values and endorsement in his bid to become a United States senator. Three days later, he told The Associated Press that was ready to become the only major-party Senate candidate in the nation to be a dues-paying democratic socialist. The swift evolution is latest evidence of a nationwide surge in the strength and popularity of an organization that, until recently, operated on the fringes of the liberal movement’s farthest left flank. But as Donald

Trump says NFL players who kneel during
the anthem twice should be banned for the
season and urges ´$40,000,000 commissioner´
Roger Goodell to ´take a stand´

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Daily Mail [UK], Associated Press, by Daniel Roth    Original Article
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President Donald Trump demanded on Friday that the ´$40,000,000 commissioner´ of the NFL suspend players for a whole season if they kneel during national anthem more than once. In a rehash of last year´s controversy, the President took to Twitter to blast NFL commissioner Roger Godell for not doing enough to stem the tide of players protesting racial inequality in America. ´The NFL National Anthem Debate is alive and well again - can´t believe it!,´ Trump wrote in the tweet. ´Isn´t it in contract that players must stand at attention, hand on heart? The $40,000,000 Commissioner must now make a stand.

What if You Owned a Beach but
Weren’t Allowed to Get to It?

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New York Times, by Kathleen Sharp    Original Article
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SANTA BARBARA, Calif — From Malibu to Santa Cruz, wealthy people are blocking access to California’s publicly owned beaches. And no group has fought the public longer than the gated community of Hollister Ranch, about 130 miles north of Los Angeles. For more than 36 years, residents there have spent millions of dollars on lawyers and lobbyists to bar the hoi polloi from an 8.5-mile-long beach adorned with several coves. In May, after more than four years of litigation over public access to the beach, a settlement was announced between the ranch cooperative, on one side, and the California Coastal Commission

Mitch McConnell is Ready to Play
Hardball to Get Kavanaugh Confirmed

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Daily Caller, by Kevin Daley    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 7/21/2018 5:31:08 AM     Post Reply
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told senior Republicans that he will schedule Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation vote on a date just before the November elections if Democrats demand access to the full scope of records the judge produced in the George W. Bush administration. Democrats are leveraging the access dispute to slow Kavanaugh’s nomination, as it is one of the few mechanisms they have to delay progress on the appointment. Politico reports that McConnell believes scheduling a confirmation vote in immediate proximity to the midterm elections will exacerbate political pressure on embattled Democrats from red states to support Kavanaugh. “To

Trump can shut down his Russia
critics with one bold move

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Jewish World Review, by Marc A. Thiessen    Original Article
Posted By: Tianne- 7/21/2018 6:35:47 AM     Post Reply
If President Trump wants to shut down the critics of his performance this week in Helsinki and strengthen U.S. national security, he can do so with one bold move: Announce he is moving out most U.S. forces currently stationed in Germany and sending them to Poland. The Polish government recently presented Trump with a formal proposal to move U.S. troops from Stuttgart, Germany, to a new permanent U.S. military base in Poland. Trump should take up Warsaw on this offer. Moving U.S. troops to Poland would a bold, historic decision on par with Trump´s decision to move the U.S. Embassy

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