Chapter 1 "The World as I See It"
• Einstein writes that no one should ever view life as meaningless.
• Life is sacred and we exist for one another.
• He writes of his gratitude to others both living and dead and of his desire to give back to them some of what he has and is receiving.
• He believes in equality and abhors the belief in class differences. Einstein does not seek a life of ease or luxury, but pursues the ideals of Truth, Goodness and Beauty.
• Although Einstein feels passionately about social justice and social responsibility this contrasts oddly enough with his total freedom from the need of direct contact with other human beings and communities.
• He writes that he has never really belonged to his country, home, friends or even immediate family, but has a real need for solitude and marching to his own drummer.
• His political ideal...
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