Stephen Hawking: The afterlife is a fairy tale (but your brain might go on)

Not optimistic about more to come after this.

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In the next life, we will all correct the things we got wrong in this one.

We’ll be better, nicer people, calmer and more knowing. Or we’ll be horses in a field, grazing away our days.

Please, keep fantasizing. But it isn’t going to happen. At least according to Stephen Hawking.

He knows that many fantasize about an afterlife. But he’d like to answer that with: “Oh, phooey.”

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