The Hawking Effect

O Timothy! Guard what was committed to your trust, avoiding the profane and idle babblings and contradictions of what is falsely called knowledge—

(1 Timothy 6:20) NKJV

One of our favorite books is “A Brief History of Time,” by Stephen Hawking. In this and his other books Hawking expands use of the scientific method as an inductive tool. He opened up the realm of plausibility. In so doing he redefined the term “scientific knowledge.”

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The New “Scientific Knowledge”

May 18

Even the sea monsters draw out the breast, they give suck to their young ones: the daughter of my people is become cruel, like the ostriches in the wilderness.

(Lamentations 4:3) KJV

A new definition of “scientific knowledge” is necessary for the post-Hawking popular science (SciPop) Trekkie generation.

“Anecdotal evidence combined with probability means its a reasonable assumption.”

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Astronomy

O Timothy! Guard what was committed to your trust, avoiding the profane and idle babblings and contradictions of what is falsely called knowledge—

(1 Timothy 6:20) NKJV

We like wry humor here at Matty’s Paradigm. A double-dose of irony with a side of snark. Here’s the definition of what you call Astronomy after it’s been filtered through the lens of Biblical cosmology.

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The Stars Will Fall to Earth

And God made two great lights; the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night: he made the stars also.

(Genesis 1:16) KJV
  • IF God cannot lie,
    • THEN the Bible is true,
  • THEREFORE if the Bible says that the stars will fall to the earth,
    • BUT SciPop says that this is impossible,
  • THEN SciPop is wrong.

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