Also, it is not compatible with Einsteins documented statements on his religious views.See, for example, the quote beginning It was, of course, a lie what you read about my religious convictions.
Wenige sind imstande, von den Vorurteilen der Umgebung abweichende Meinungen gelassen auszusprechen; die Meisten sind sogar unfhig, berhaupt zu solchen Meinungen zu gelangen.
Few people are able to express opinions that dissent from the prejudices of their social group.
We call him good or bad according to how he stands in this matter.
It looks at first sight as if our estimate of a man depended entirely on his social qualities.
He received the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics "for his services to theoretical physics, and especially for his discovery of the law of the photoelectric effect", a pivotal step in the evolution of quantum theory.
Einstein published more than 300 scientific papers along with over 150 non-scientific works.
Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.
Nobody is able to achieve this completely but the striving for such achievement is, in itself, a part of the liberation and a foundation for inner security.
The subject quote is included here so readers may find this disclaimer. Einstein, why is it that when the mind of man has stretched so far as to discover the structure of the atom we have been unable to devise the political means to keep the atom from destroying us? It is because politics is more difficult than physics.
A conflict arises when a religious community insists on the absolute truthfulness of all statements recorded in the Bible.