"There is a fundamental difference between religion, which is based on authority, [and] science, which is based on observation and reason. Science will win because it works." Stephen Hawking on Religion: 'Science Will Win' http://abcnews.go.com/WN/Technology/stephen-hawking-religion-science-win/story?id=10830164 "What could define God [is thinking of God] as the embodiment of the laws of nature. However, this is not what most people would think of that God," Hawking told Sawyer. "They made a human-like being with whom one can have a personal relationship. When you look at the vast size of the universe and how insignificant an accidental human life is in it, that seems most impossible."