http://www.foxnews.com/scitech/2011/05/16/physicist-stephen-hawking-says-heaven/?test=faces If you'll indulge me in a brief rant... Why is this man frequently called one of the greatest geniuses of all time? He doesn't seem quite so bright to me, and not just because I have faith and he doesn't. But because he has the gall to believe that what he thinks he sees or thinks he understands is any sort of evidence of what can or cannot exist in all the universe(s) that may exist. It is the height of arrogance and ignorance to believe that our finite minds should be able to grasp anything at all about God without His direct revelation--that the sum total of human knowledge, infantesimal compared to all possible knowledge, is adequate to make any definite judgement about anything at all, much less those things we cannot see or understand. Idiocy, imho. Einstein is another example of someone who is thought to be one of the greatest geniuses and who was critical of Christianity. What extra power does a chalkboard give you when it comes to direct knowledge of that which by definition is greater than you in every way? Why do we so often single out physicists as examples of the most intelligent people on earth? I understand the media's eagerness to present a story that will get a strong response. But it's frustrating that so many people use what these men have said as evidence against God or the claims of Christ, not only in personal beliefs, but in formal apologetic debates and in public discourse. Being a great physicist should not give your opinion any greater weight in matters of spiritual truth than your average dentists, school teacher, janitor, politician, secretary, or barber. God and only God can teach us His truth, and only He is qualified to teach us what is and what is not. Ok, rant off... I feel a little better now.