Books: Einstein Obiter Dicta

COSMIC RELIGION—Albert Einstein— Covici, Friede ($1.50).*

Thanks to the Press, a rotund little quizzical-faced German-Jewish mathematician is known as the greatest man in the world today. Everything he says and does is News. If you are a careful newspaper reader you will find nothing new in this little collection of speeches and scraps of interviews, but you will rediscover many a bookworthy phrase, sentence.

Einstein takes Science religiously, thinks only heretics are capable of the highest religious experience. Morals, he says, require "no support from religion. Man's plight would, indeed, be sad if he had...

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