Guess who wrote this…

“The word God is for me nothing more than the expression and product of human weakness, the Bible a collection of honorable, but still purely primitive, legends which are nevertheless pretty childish. […] the Jewish religion like all other religions is an incarnation of the most childish superstition.”

Answer after the break… Hint: the original was in German.

Albert Einstein

As the NY Times noted after the 1954 letter these quotes were in was sold for over $400K: “From the grave, Albert Einstein poured gasoline on the culture wars between science and religion this week.”

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