Einstein and the Poet: In Search of the Cosmic Man

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Branden Books, Apr 1, 1983 - Biography & Autobiography - 151 pages
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Centering on the close 34-year relationship with Einstein, the author begins this absorbing book by describing his vow on the battlefield of Verdun: 'God, save me, and I will serve you as long as I live.' A member of the League for Human Rights, the Alexander von Humboldt International Club, and other peace organizations, Professor Hermanns became a disciple of Albert Einstein.
  

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That was a Great book! Many facts about Einstein which you didn't know before Read full review

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This book portrays Einstein both with careful conscience and showcases his ethics as well as his past, there are numerous debates on war society, and even religion. Einstein and humanity tied together ... Read full review

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Page 12 - As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain; and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.
Page 107 - For we know, brethren beloved by God, that he has chosen you; for our gospel came to you not only in word, but also in power and in the Holy Spirit and with full conviction.
Page 88 - Yet will I leave a remnant, that ye may have some that shall escape the sword among the nations, when ye shall be scattered through the countries.
Page 81 - As for man, his days are as grass: as a flower of the field, so he flourishes. For the wind passes over it, and it is gone; and the place thereof shall know it no more.
Page 82 - is an instrument of [world] Jewry for the destruction of Nordic science. True physics is the creation of the German spirit. ... In fact, all European science is the fruit of Aryan, or, better, German thought.
Page 76 - Not a German stalk of wheat is to feed the enemy, not a German mouth to give him information, not a German hand to offer him help. He is to find every footbridge destroyed, every road blocked— nothing but death, annihilation, and hatred...
Page 105 - When we are clear in heart and mind — only then shall we find courage to surmount the fear which haunts the world.
Page 46 - Culture is, above all, unity of artistic style in all the manifestations of a people's life. But to have learned and to know a great deal is neither a means to culture nor a sign of it and, when necessary, is perfectly compatible with the opposite of culture, barbarism: that is, absence of style or chaotic mixture of all styles.'60 This argument persuaded few people in 1873, and Freytag's...
Page 82 - ... and nations, and all inner limits of the races, are lost in unreality, and in which only an unsubstantial diversity of geometric dimensions survives which produces all events out of the compulsion of its godless subjection to laws.
Page 82 - It can be adduced from the history of science that the founders of research in physics, and the great discoverers from Galileo and Newton to the physical pioneers of our own time, were almost exclusively Aryans, predominantly of the Nordic race.

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