Happy Hour Vid: Stephen Hawking Co-Author Defends No-God Thesis

His coauthor, Leonard Mlodinow, responds to angry religious leaders and others

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The Grand Design, a new book by physicists Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow, says the universe was likely created by "spontaneous creation," with no need for God. Professor Baroness Susan Greenfield says Hawking and Mlodinow are "Taliban-like"--they claim to "have all the answers." MSNBC host Keith Olbermann invited Mlodinow on his show for a rebuttal. Mlodinow points out that the book doesn't say that God doesn't exist, but rather that he didn't create the universe. Have a look:

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