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If Einstein were still alive?
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If Einstein were still alive?

Sorry if this is in the wrong section or is a repost, feel free to delete it or move it if it is.

I was just wondering if Albert Einstein were still alive right now do you think he would be able to change people's opinions on public schooling and religion? If so how would he go about doing this, because anybody against what people think is right are usually thought of as "rebels" or "anti-government".

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I could show him to my Social Studies teacher. Laugh

Naah.

Maybe he would start an underground think tank or something.
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I think he'd make school much better. He's one of my idols, and I admire how he showed that school suppresses change and free thought.
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I think he'd be too busy rejoicing that his nukes didn't end up destroying the world before the USSR fell.

I think Buenaventura Durruti is a pretty cool guy. eh kills fascists and doesnt afraid of ruins.
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Einstein would probably facepalm at how stupid the world is.

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He'd observed the world. Sit down, and kill himself. Because his inventions and research made his time and education AWESOME, but then look at what it's turned to. There's no way it can be fixed.

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I'd like to think that Einstein would appeal to the world of scientists and humanitarians to aid in fixing the world's problems - he was very much a pacifist if you read some of his old interviews. Actually, that goes the same for anyone - "if they were alive today" - look at how they were while they were still alive! The times don't change that much as we're necessarily led to believe.
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He would look around, see the school systems, then go on a tyrade destoying everything in his path Wasntme

Yes I know he was a pacifist

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|55555| Wrote:Einstein would probably facepalm at how stupid the world is.

What 5 said.

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Quote:EVEN EINSTEIN

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Quote:EVEN EINSTEIN

<pic of Einstein>

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He'd shoot himself after a few days, seeing how society has degenerated, and how most people are stupid, or just plain retarded. Before that, he'd try to fix the world, and discover a whole lot of crap.

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[intelligent response="non-existent"] He'd be rilly old, lemons on lemurs! [/response]

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Unfortunately, if you consider the possibility that Albert Einstein could've lived beyond his stated death, you'd realize that chances are, he would've died in the 80s. He was born in 1879. Were he somehow alive now, he'd more than likely be a decrepit 130-year-old man with considerable intellect, but no longer possessing the ability to utilize it, and therefore lacking the ability to comprehend the world around him beyond that of his home.

However, suppose Einstein at the height of his genius was present in the modern era... In my opinion, he would doubtlessly be disgusted by the school system, religion, various things. He might even make attempts at changing peoples' opinions, as the topic poster asks, and perhaps succeed. Still, we cannot know for certain without the usage of a time machine.

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