Weird Claims: “Einstein was a religious believer”

The topic of Einsteins religious views is one that quite frequently pops up and it was only a few days ago that I was writing a rebuttal to somebody who was asserting that claim. Well, it has all popped up again, and so I do wonder if we can label this as classic-weird. So this latest … Read more Weird Claims: “Einstein was a religious believer”

Einstein & God – What did he really think?

It is rather common for many beliefs to lay claim to Einstein, and other rather famous people, as an individual who plays on their team, and thus bestow their specific belief with some additional credibility. In fact, so important is this idea when it comes to mega-famous-smart individuals such Einstein, that the feeding frenzy has … Read more Einstein & God – What did he really think?

Is an “Appeal to Einstein” as “proof for God” a valid claim? – No.

One Einstein quote that appears to pop up on a regular basis is often rattled off as follows: “Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.” “So there you go then“, chips in the believer to the non-believer, “One of the smartest men is not as dismissive as you are of the importance … Read more Is an “Appeal to Einstein” as “proof for God” a valid claim? – No.