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Old 03-15-2018, 10:30 PM   #1936
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I'm a tad confused but I also think this comment is unfortunate.

Surely you as a believer wouldn't find it sad if Hawking was wrong about heaven; you must be confident he was. So I can only assume that you're implying that Hawking must be in hell because of his atheism, "sad loss to the world" notwithstanding.

I think that's unnecessary, inappropriate and offensive.
I'm not sure I can respond to this without crossing into P&R territory. But I think if he'd been one of those that would be hateful and gloat "Now he'll learn", or something like that, it would be offensive. But I can understand feeling sad if he truly is a believer.

Given this is a site visited by folks of many beliefs/world views, you're probably right it's inappropriate, though. But for what my two cents are worth, I truly don't think he meant it to be offensive in any way.
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Old 03-15-2018, 11:49 PM   #1937
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I'm a tad confused . . .
That was also my reaction, "eh, what's he mean by that I wonder?"

But I gave crich the benefit of the doubt and assumed he was thinking "...It is a sad loss to the world and even sadder if he is wrong right about that."

BTW I understand why Hawking didn't get a Nobel, but I don't understand why the Brits didn't give him a knighthood or make him a peer of the realm. Maybe he forewarned the transients in 10 Downing St, and the Palace he would respectfully decline.

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Old 03-16-2018, 06:17 AM   #1938
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but I don't understand why the Brits didn't give him a knighthood or make him a peer of the realm. Maybe he forewarned the transients in 10 Downing St, and the Palace he would respectfully decline.
It seems he was offered one about twenty years ago, but declined.
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Old 03-21-2018, 03:58 PM   #1939
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It's been announced that Hawking's ashes will be interred at Westminster Abbey.
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Old 03-25-2018, 12:29 AM   #1940
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I'm not sure I can respond to this without crossing into P&R territory. But I think if he'd been one of those that would be hateful and gloat "Now he'll learn", or something like that, it would be offensive. But I can understand feeling sad if he truly is a believer.

Given this is a site visited by folks of many beliefs/world views, you're probably right it's inappropriate, though. But for what my two cents are worth, I truly don't think he meant it to be offensive in any way.
Nope, I didn't. I do respect his right to believe what he wished, but if he was wrong about that... well I don't want to spark a theological debate in the Lounge. I have enough on my plate. I've been at Monroe Manor sitting up with my mom since Thursday afternoon. She is close to the end.
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Old 03-25-2018, 09:17 PM   #1941
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I need a virtual candle for my mom (Penelope Karen Brentner). She passed away this afternoon age 74 at 5:06 pm from brain cancer. :'(
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Old 03-25-2018, 09:27 PM   #1942
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I need a virtual candle for my mom (Penelope Karen Brentner). She passed away this afternoon age 74 at 5:06 pm from brain cancer. :'(
My deepest sympathies for your loss. Your family will be in my thoughts.
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Old 03-25-2018, 09:54 PM   #1943
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So sorry for your loss crich .... the loss of a parent hurts so much ..
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Old 03-26-2018, 01:05 AM   #1944
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@crich70 - take comfort from knowing she can rest in peace now.
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Old 03-26-2018, 03:46 AM   #1945
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I need a virtual candle for my mom (Penelope Karen Brentner). She passed away this afternoon age 74 at 5:06 pm from brain cancer. :'(
I'm sorry for your loss, crich.
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Old 03-26-2018, 04:03 AM   #1946
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Crich, so sorry for the of loss of your beloved mom. May she rest in peace.
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Old 03-26-2018, 08:57 AM   #1947
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I’m so sorry for the loss of your mother. To lose a parent is always an extra sad loss indeed. My prayers are with you, and may your mum Rest In Peace.
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Old 03-26-2018, 11:54 AM   #1948
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I'm sorry for the loss of your mother, who was blessed in her devoted son.
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Old 03-26-2018, 12:02 PM   #1949
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