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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Posted November 1, at 6: The Biblical Call to Revolt ], and thank you einatein much for sending it to me. It is a shame that it should be so difficult to correct objective errors of this nature and it is a shame that people do not process information of this kind with more skepticism.

Archives Many fascinating letters currently in total can be found in the archives, here. Posted October 22, at 4: I do not speak German, but Google translate renders the first relevant passage:. I humbly suggest we show this particular subset of the population that we value the fundamental principles of Science: 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 expression of their religious and philosophical opinions, Christie’s said.

As far as my experience goes, they are also no better than other human groups, although they are protected from the worst cancers by a lack of power. With such walls we can only gutknd a certain self-deception, but our moral efforts are not furthered by them.


They are important because they demonstrate that the argument is vutkind at several different levels, providing additional evidence that people who tender this argument are ignorant, mislead or disingenuous.

Newer Post Older Post Home. The Guardian, 13 Mayo 13 Among other things, these tidbits: But that is not at all the point of demonstrating that Einstein did not believe in a god.

Yutkind interpretation no matter how subtle can for me change this. That quality is largely missing from the translation. Next The scribbles of a “colossus of Western art” Culture. These refined interpretations are by nature highly diverse and have hardly anything to do with the original text.

At various times in his life, he might be described as a Deist, a pantheist, or an agnostic.

Eric Gazin, president of Auction Cause, the online auction management agency handling the eBay sale, said as far as he knows the London auction was the first time the letter had gone up for sale.

And everyone who has, afterwards, regurgitated this translation is to be blamed for having lazily copied of this unfortunate mutation, and for nothing else. Does the rest of the translation seem honest? Was mir dabei besonders auffiel war acrta. Topics People in science. A larger image of the letter, which is written in German, is here.

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What separates us are cartaa intellectual “props” and “rationalization” in Freud’s language. You could be accused of putting words in Einsteins mouth pen, rather.


Posted October 22, at 9: The essay is reprinted in S.

This prompted what he later called, his “religious paradise of youth”, during which he observed religious rules such as not eating pork. If this transcription is correct, it indeed does seem like a distortion. Skip to content Mon.

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I read a great deal in the last days of your book, and thank you very much for sending it to me. 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. 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.

I was able to correct the wikipedia-page http: This did not last long though and by 12 he was questioning the truth of many biblical stories.

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With such walls we can only attain a certain self-deception, but our moral efforts are not furthered by them. Penguins preceded and survived the K-T extinction event. In the letter, he states: I asked Gazin why the seller turned to eBay to sell the letter, rather than through a more traditional auction house such as Christie’s or Sotheby’s.

All emphasis below is mine. Posted October 29, at 1: