It’s actually stunning that such a brilliant man could actually declare that time travel and alien life are distinct possibilities, while the existence of a Creator (God) is not. Yet that’s exactly what physicist Stephen Hawking believed. Heather Clark from Christian News has the story:
Months after his death, the final book of well-known physicist Stephen Hawking has been released, reiterating his assertion that there is no God, but also expounding on his belief that outer intelligent life forms might exist and that time travel could be possible.
“There is no God. No one directs the universe,” he wrote in “Brief Answers to the Big Questions.” “For centuries, it was believed that disabled people like me were living under a curse that was inflicted by God. I prefer to think that everything can be explained another way, by the laws of nature.”
“No one created the universe and no one directors out fate. This leads me to a profound realisation: there is probably no Heaven and afterlife either. I think belief in the afterlife is just wishful thinking,” Hawking asserted.
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