- “The word God is for me nothing more than the expression and product of human weaknesses, the Bible a collection of honorable, but still primitive legends which are nevertheless pretty childish. ”
- He was inspired by the “rapturous amazement at the harmony of natural law, which reveals an intelligence of such superiority that, compared with it, all the systematic thinking and acting of human beings is an utterly insignificant reflection. "
- “I cannot conceive of a God who rewards and punishes its creatures, or has a will of the kind we experience in ourselves,”
- “For me the Jewish religion like all other religions is an incarnation of the most childish superstitions and the Jewish people to whom I gladly belong and with whose mentality I have a deep affinity have no different quality for me than all other people. ”
Einstein would have liked Buddhilsm. Like the Buddha, the scientist rejected any notion of a personal God yet remained open to and aware of cosmic consciousness. Here are some of Einstein's written statements about religion:
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