You might have heard that a letter written by Albert Einstein to a Jewish philosopher, Eric Gutkind, was up for auction at eBay. Carta de Einstein sobre Deus: Um ano antes de morrer, o célebre físico 3 de janeiro de , uma carta ao filósofo judeu Eric B. Gutkind, expressando sua. A handwritten letter by Albert Einstein rejecting religion has been auctioned for German in response to the work of the philosopher Eric Gutkind.
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The following struck me most. Which you have gutmind is the only important point. Einstein, who was Jewish and who declined an offer to be the state of Israel’s second president, also rejected the idea that the Jews are God’s favoured people.
Posted October 22, at 6: The letter, written in Princeton one year before his death on January 3,is considered one of his most famous missives about God, his identity as a Jew and the eternal search for the meaning of life, and is the clearest ccarta of their religious and philosophical opinions, Christie’s said. What separates us are only intellectual “props” and “rationalization” in Freud’s language.
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But you seem to be fixated to the point where nothing else matters to you. Einstein says we can retain respect for gutjind best moral and spiritual values that some religion has offered in the past, and be thankful for it, but we pretty much have to discard all the the fables and parables for which they have been a vehicle. With cartq walls we can only attain a certain self-deception, but our moral efforts are not furthered by them.
Now that I have quite openly stated our differences in intellectual convictions it is still clear to me that we are quite close to each other in essential things, i.
Yes, Christians, Einstein was an atheist. Newer Post Older Post Home. They are simply liars to spread this false idea about Einstein. He was also fond of using religious flourishes, in declaring that “He [God] does not throw dice” when referring to randomness thrown up by quantum theory.
The document, which the experts estimated had a price between 1 and 1. There seems to be a persistent bias in the translation.
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Einstein penned the letter on January 3 to the philosopher Eric Gutkind who had sent him a copy of his book Choose Life: Posted October 31, at Since there is no hope of me contacting the thousands of webpages with the incorrect quotes, I am counting on you, three of the leading Science writers, to attempt to rectify the situation.
In general I find it painful that you claim a privileged position and try to defend it by two walls of pride, an external one as a man and an internal one as a Jew. Posted October 22, at 4: No interpretation no matter how subtle can for me change this. Einstein wrote the letter in response to a Gutkind book, “Choose Life: The Biblical Einsteln to Revolt ,” and made known his views on religion.
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This prompted what he later called, his “religious paradise of youth”, during which he observed religious rules such as not eating pork. For me the Jewish religion like all other religions is an incarnation of the most childish superstition. Not just anyone can bid on Einstein’s God Letter, however. With such walls we can only attain a certain self-deception, but our moral efforts are not furthered by them. Posted October 23, at 1: With regard to the factual attitude to life and to the human community we have a great deal in common.
What struck me was this: Posted October 22, at 2: I think it can be significant, not because it matters what Einstein believed, but because it reveals the character of the people who stoop to such lies. We have to point out that they lie to warn the gullible not to believe everything they hear from the theocrats gutkjnd other nutty believers. Does anyone have access to this Urdokument? I just wanted to point out a rather relevant and recent error in:. These refined interpretations are guykind nature highly diverse and have hardly anything to do with the original text.
Does the rest of the translation seem honest? The word God is for me nothing more than the expression and product of human weakness, the Bible a collection of honorable, but still purely primitive, legends which are nevertheless pretty childish.
Reblogged this on Rattlers Pit and commented: So far Dd have only managed to have the article in The Atlantic updated. What einsetin the original source of the translation quoted in the newspaper article?