He did not dismiss the questions of why. He said the question of why makes an assumption that is not justified. There may be no reason for the the existence of the universe but simply a "how" the universe came into existence. The mystics, poets and theologians can invent any story they want as they are not constrained to provide any evidence for their stories. If their inventions give you solace, fine. But don't criticize scientists like Dr' Krauss because they wont play along with your need for emotionally satisfying stories that supposedly answer the why question. YOU desperately need the mystics and poets. I am quite fine to live in the real world and able to face reality with out the make believe of the mystics and poets.
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