Letters, Mar. 12, 1979

Einstein's Year

To the Editors:

Einstein's prophetic genius [Feb. 19], his comprehensive intellect, were more than a legacy — they were a promise for the future.

Frank Neutzling

San Jose, Calif.

He was not merely an intellectual ge nius, but an incredibly humble and dedicated man.

Robert M. Freedman


On one hand, I hold Eistein in awe and respect. On the other, I have a sense of pity for this humanist and pacifist, who through his quest for understanding the natural universe has locked into place a chain of events that perhaps will dehumanize or destroy...

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