Stephen Hawking Quote

We shouldn't be surprised that conditions in the universe are suitable for life, but this is not evidence that the universe was designed to allow for life. We could call order by the name of God, but it would be an impersonal God. There's not much personal about the laws of physics.


Quoted in "Leaping the Abyss" (April 2002) by Gregory Benford, in Reason Magazine.

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