Author: Essays on Oedipus the King (---.client.insightBB.com)
Date: 01-05-03 13:39
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He who joyfully marches to music rank and file, has already earned my
contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the
spinal cord would surely suffice. This disgrace to civilization should be
done away with at once. Heroism at command, how violently I hate all
this, how despicable and ignoble war is; I would rather be torn to shreds
than be a part of so base an action. It is my conviction that killing
under the cloak of war is nothing but an act of murder. --Albert EinsteinO, thou art fairer than the evening\'s air
Clad in the beauty of a thousand stars.
Yes, we have to divide up our time like that, between our politics and
our equations. But to me our equations are far more important, for
politics are only a matter of present concern. A mathematical equation
stands forever. --Albert Einstein
In Israel, free men and women are every day demonstrating the power of
courage and faith. Back in 1948 when Israel was founded, pundits claimed
the new country could never survive. Today, no one questions that. Israel
is a land of stability and democracy in a region of tryanny and unrest.