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Kirk Cameron Vs. Stephen Hawking: WAR OF THE BRAINIACS!

Over the weekend, the Guardian UK published an interview with acclaimed physicist Stephen J. Hawking in which he explained that he did not believe in an after-life, which he called “a fairy story for people afraid of the dark,” adding, “I regard the brain as a computer which will stop working when its components fail. There is no heaven or afterlife for broken down computers;” That is a good quote! Stephen J. Hawking seems really smart. But will his brains be enough to go up against the super-genius that is KIRK CAMERON?! Mr. Cameron, the former child actor and current…uh, he does, hmmm..anyway, he broke his LEGENDARY silence to respond to Mr. Hawking’s claims. From The Superficial:

“Professor Hawking is heralded as ‘the genius of Britain,’ yet he believes in the scientific impossibility that nothing created everything and that life sprang from non-life.”

He adds, “Why should anyone believe Mr. Hawking’s writings if he cannot provide evidence for his unscientific belief that out of nothing, everything came?”… “[Hawking] says he knows there is no Heaven. John Lennon wasn’t sure. He said to pretend there’s no Heaven. That’s easy if you try. Then he said he hoped that someday we would join him. Such wishful thinking reveals John and Stephen’s religious beliefs, not good science.”

BOOM! Powerful stuff. I think my favorite thing about Kirk Cameron’s rebuttal to Stephen Hawking is HOW MUCH SENSE it makes. It almost makes too much sense. John Lennon? Got it. I feel like it’s almost a disservice to just reprint this quote. It should be written on a pane of glass in white grease pencil in the graduate library of Harvard University because clearly it came from a BEAUTIFUL MIND. (Get it? Russell Crowe.)