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"Physicists think that everything began around 13.7 billion years ago with the Big Bang." - I think this statement is highly offensive and inflammatory because not all who study physics agree with the theory. By writing the statement the author in turn creates the statement that those who do not believe everything began around 13.7 billion years ago with the Big Bang are not physicists. To the author, I would propose a change in this formating of the statement to include Some or the names of physicists who do.