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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Despite his categorical rejection of conventional religion, Brooke said that Einstein became angry when his views were appropriated by evangelists for atheism.

I have also tried to contact the people responsible for the auction of the letter on e-bay, well before it was sold. Now that I have stated our differences in intellectual convictions quite openly, it is still clear to me that we are very close to each other in essential things, namely in our evaluation of human behaviour.

Albert Einstein’s anti-religion ‘God Letter’ goes on sale on eBay

As far as my experience goes, they are no better than other human groups, although they are protected from the worst cancers by a lack of power.

For me the Jewish religion like all other religions is an incarnation of the most childish superstitions. No interpretation, however subtle, can change this for me.

Now maybe the faithful will catch on. I think it is reasonable to assume that, even in the worst case, only one fantastically hubristic? This unites us as having an “unAmerican attitude. This did not last long though and by 12 he was questioning the truth of many biblical stories. Therefore I think that we would understand each other quite well if we talked about concrete things.


This translation, as Rudolf Root one of the commenters on the website of the Atlantic pointed out, is incorrect. But I think doing so can be very useful for demonstrating to bystanders, some of who your arguments may have more affect on, that your opponent is not credible.

His scores make his case. You make everything complicated. The Biblical Call to Revolt. And the animistic interpretations of the religions of nature are in principle not annulled by monopolization.

In January ofjust a year before his death, Albert Einstein wrote the following letter to philosopher Erik Gutkind after reading his book, ” Choose Life: What is the original source of the translation quoted in the newspaper article?

The Guardian, 13 Mayo 13 Home Culture Sold a letter from Einstein about God for almost 3 million dollars. Posted October 23, at 2: With such walls we can only attain a certain self-deception, but our moral efforts are not furthered by them.

And yet the Jewish people — to whom I gladly belong and with whose mentality I am deeply connected — have no different dignity for me than any other peoples. For me the Jewish religion like all other religions is an incarnation of the most childish superstitions.

In short I think making the other points is tactically advantageous. Ce letter went on public sale a year later and has remained in private hands ever since. Alternatively, below are the most popular. I read a great deal in the last days of your book, and thank you very much for sending it to me. This entry was written by whyevolutionistrue and posted on October 22, at 9: The essay is reprinted in S.


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Carrta being lied to is an argument everyone understands. In the letter, he states: The auction went live at 6 p. His parents were not religious but he attended a Catholic primary school and at the same time received private tuition in Judaism.

The earliest occurrence is, as far as I can tell, EarliestGoogleIndex, Yes, Christians, Einstein was an atheist. They are important because they demonstrate that the argument is bad at several different levels, providing additional evidence that people who tender this argument are ignorant, mislead or disingenuous.

Next The scribbles of a “colossus of Western art” Culture. Posted October 29, at 1: At various times in his life, he might be described as a Deist, a pantheist, or an agnostic. The corresponding translation WikiQuote on Wikiquote.

After all, we have no need for dishonesty, intentional or otherwise, to support our case guutkind our cause. Posted October 22, at 2: Ohio State Buckeyes band goes viral [Video].

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