Tag: Albert Einstein

July 19, 2016

Our days have been marked by pain and gaps in understanding. The enduring presence of kindness, mercy, poise, and the beauty of music provide guidance in harrowing times.

July 12, 2016

After arriving in the U.S. in the 1930s, Albert Einstein witnessed the inequities and injustices done to black Americans. Read his little-known essay from 1946 about the “deeply entrenched evil” as he saw it then, and that pervades this country today.

December 9, 2014

A letter from Einstein on the “Negro question” is rediscovered and essays on white privilege and the theology of Ferguson are complemented with ideas about opening up to hope and ourselves.

Professor Albert Einstein began an Adirondacks vacation, July 3, 1936, with a nine-hour sailing lark that really wound up as a towing operation with a reporter's speed boat on the pulling end. The mathematician is shown leaning against the mast of his boat at Saranac Lake, New York. (AP Photo)
July 31, 2010

A reflection on Einstein’s “cosmic” religious sense and how it’s deeply kindred with the religious and spiritual yearnings of our age.

June 25, 2010

The science-religion “debate” is an abstraction, and a distraction. It isn’t true to the deep nature of science, or of…

February 25, 2010

Einstein on Race by On Being Studios “But after I accepted that…he actually said such things, the next puzzle for…