A reaction to albert einsteins comments on socialism

Never forget this in the midst of your diagrams and equations.

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The terror of their tyranny, however, is alleviated by their lack of consistency. The child knows that someone must have written those books. How can the rights of the individual be protected and therewith a democratic counterweight to the power of bureaucracy be assured? The Russians especially make this mistake.

Millions of Jews perished How can the rights of the individual be protected and therewith a democratic counterweight to the power of bureaucracy be assured?

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This may be an edited version of some nearly identical quotes from the Viereck interview below. When two expeditions of scientists, financed by the Royal Academy, went forth to test my theory of relativity, I was convinced that their conclusions would tally with my hypothesis. But there is no doubt in my mind that the lion belongs with it even if he cannot reveal himself to the eye all at once because of his huge dimension. Work is x, play is y and z is keeping your mouth shut. Innumerable voices have been asserting for some time now that human society is passing through a crisis, that its stability has been gravely shattered. I am afraid of the inner damage Judaism will sustain—especially from the development of a narrow nationalism within our own ranks, against which we have already had to fight strongly, even without a Jewish state. I believe in Spinoza 's God , Who reveals Himself in the lawful harmony of the world , not in a God Who concerns Himself with the fate and the doings of mankind. I do not care for money. The priests, in control of education, made the class division of society into a permanent institution and created a system of values by which the people were thenceforth, to a large extent unconsciously, guided in their social behavior. That, it seems to me, is the attitude of even the most intelligent human being toward God. An exaggerated competitive attitude is inculcated into the student, who is trained to worship acquisitive success as a preparation for his future career. Jews sought to abolish their pariah status among peoples

Too many of us look upon Americans as dollar chasers. Spinoza is the greatest of modern philosophers, because he is the first philosopher who deals with the soul and the body as one, not as two separate things. He advocated the creation of a supranational organization would make war as impossible in Europe as it was impossible between the former kingdoms that comprised the German Empire.

My own career was undoubtedly determined, not by my own will but by various factors over which I have no control—primarily those mysterious glands in which Nature prepares the very essence of life, our internal secretions.

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In America, more than anywhere else, the individual is lost in the achievements of the many. I am convinced there is only one way to eliminate these grave evils, namely through the establishment of a socialist economy, accompanied by an educational system which would be oriented toward social goals. Standardization is a great peril which threatens American culture. Read his full essay, "Why Socialism? The essential point about this process is the relation between what the worker produces and what he is paid, both measured in terms of real value. It might appear that there are no essential methodological differences between astronomy and economics: scientists in both fields attempt to discover laws of general acceptability for a circumscribed group of phenomena in order to make the interconnection of these phenomena as clearly understandable as possible. That is a difficult question and no single answer will cover it. Voice of A. I would have been surprised if I had been wrong. The consequence is that the representatives of the people do not in fact sufficiently protect the interests of the underprivileged sections of the population. The Americans show an unselfish devotion to science, which is the very opposite of the conventional European view of your countrymen.

It is important in the first place that the high cultural values of the Talmud should not be lost to modern minds among the Jewish people nor to science, but should operate further as a living force.

No man can dispose of Christianity with a bon mot.

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