Einstein - God

Many a times I've come across the banal usage of Einstein's quotes that invoke the word "God". Einstein's philosophical writings do not show any significant adherence to a deity in the usual sense of the term "God". Einstein differed on principle when it came to any collective ideology, be it nationalism or organized religion. The very idea of a mass taking part in collective activity is an intellectual anathema. The most important reason for the utter naiveté involved in quoting Einstein is that he's after all a scientist. A human scientist. He is not beyond reproach, neither is he infallible. Unlike patriarchal prophets of gods, a scientist cannot be an egoist regarding his intellectual engagements. Therefore, Einstein's arguments or pronouncements are not capital truths, less so are his opinions. Quoting him doesn't  attest to the veracity of any argument.

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