The main way Hawking believes that we could understand and prove that the beginning of the universe is purely scientific would be by something he calls the M-theory. The M-theory is also referred to as the Grand Design. The M-theory is a way to predict how the universe came to be and how to prove that the universe came from nothing and appeared out of the blue. They refer to an image that stuck out in mind of God blowing bubbles, our universe being a bubble. In the article this theory is said to be the same theory that Albert Einstein was hoping to discover. In his book, Brief History of Time, Hawking believes that with the progression of Einstein knowing so much in his time, th...
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...hing in us that pushes us towards them every once in a while. Eventually curiosity sinks in and we look for answers to what we do not understand or what we cannot answer. Humans need somewhere or someone to run to with their fears, questions or their problems. Life can be very uncertain and scary and we need something we can always turn to and count on. If there really is a supernatural being or divine entity, I believe they fill the voids of doubt we have as humans and if there isn't a divine being/s, the belief that we have that they do exist can serve as the same purpose.
Garner, Dwight. "Many Kinds of Universes, and None Require God." The New York Times NY. 7 Sept. 2010: 5. Web. 4 Mar. 2012. Web.
Stein, Philip L., and Rebecca L. Stein. The Anthropology of Religion, Magic, and Witchcraft. 3rd. Upper Sadle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2011. Print.
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