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Hawkings Has Passed

Discussion in 'The Living World' started by Thief, Mar 14, 2018.

  1. Thief

    Thief Rogue Theologian

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    may all of his questions be answered
     
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    Revoltingest Ignorant Atheist Libertarian Capitalist
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    Only one Hawking died.


    Several decades ago, I took my son (about 3 at the time) to see a cartoon festival.
    But I got the date wrong, & we saw a documentary about "Stephen Honking" instead.
    To this day, he's still "Stephen Honking" to us.
     
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  3. Thief

    Thief Rogue Theologian

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    your youtube link leads to his 'stint' on the Simpsons
    ....He really has an excellent humor
     
  4. illykitty

    illykitty RF's pet cat

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    It's a sad day loosing a brilliant mind like his. Condolence to his loved ones.

    The positive here though, is that even though doctors thought he didn't have long to live, he did, and discovered amazing things that have changed how we understand our universe.

    He was also a vocal activist about certain issues, like not privatising the NHS (national health service) and critiqued the lack of funding, since it saved him.
     
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  5. LuisDantas

    LuisDantas Aura of atheification
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    That is not how it works for scientists. Each question brings new ones.
     
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  6. Thief

    Thief Rogue Theologian

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    he has moved on to the answers
     
  7. WalterTrull

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    Condolences, naturally. Much of the pain relieved, I hope. Pretty sure some major surprises.
     
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    you are correct, all his questions are answered now.
     
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    He's someone history will remember well, and someone the world will miss, for sure. Damn.
     
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    His character is as praiseworthy as his intellect. Inspite of his severe physical handicaps, he was able to make extensive contributions to theoretical physics, authored good thought provoking books and as a professor guided 39 students to their PhD.
     
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    What was his actual belief about God and the afterlife? Did he know that Hinduism predicted many scientific advancements like matter and antimatter or that planets circle stars like we circle the sun?

    Will he get military honours at his funeral because like Baroness Thatcher he deserves it.
     
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