The World As I See It - Chapter 2 "Politics and Pacifism" Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 2 "Politics and Pacifism" Summary and Analysis

Under the heading "Politics and Pacifism," a number of diverse Einstein writings are assembled to elucidate the profound pacifism of the physicist, who has often been called the father of the atomic bomb. Once again, these passages would be immensely more meaningful to the reader with some identification as to date, locale and context. These would be especially useful for the reader to know whether certain writings were composed before, during or after the first use of nuclear weapons on this planet.

Peace

Mankind has a moral duty to engage in the process of making peace, according to Einstein, especially in an age when arms manufacturers exercise their economic and political clout to ensure that international disputes are not settled peacefully. The fate of individual nations depends on the involvement of individual citizens...

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