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Featured Is Einstein in hell for Hiroshima?

Discussion in 'General Religious Debates' started by questfortruth, Feb 6, 2021.

  1. Audie

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    My family was in Hong Kong when the
    Japanese dropped in for a visit.

    It was not like Nanjing but if anyone earned an A bomb it was theJapanses- allowing for that as usual, the innocent were the ones who suffered,
    for the innocent who suffered elsewhere.
     
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  2. stvdv

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    Just the threatless threads
    Not sin/hell and snuff stuff
     
  3. questfortruth

    questfortruth Well-Known Member

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    Has Einstein written many letters to Presidents?
     
  4. questfortruth

    questfortruth Well-Known Member

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    Proof of the "bottomless pit" (Bible). The suffering has no limit: if you have lost one kid, you can lose two kids.
     
  5. Mestemia

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    He did not write one to Truman...
    At least, not one he said he regretting writing anyway.
    He did write The Einstein-Szilard Letter which he later said he regretted.

    Einstein-Roosevelt-letter.jpg
     
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  6. Mestemia

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    Does not follow.
     
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  7. ratiocinator

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    No. Hell is a myth.
     
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  8. exchemist

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    Dynamite is, or was, an industrial explosive. I don't think it has had much use as a weapon of war.
     
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  10. questfortruth

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    No. Only if he took the pictures of a naked child. Einstein has willingly helped the military. That was his concern.
     
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    I can't find any evidence Einstein described signing the Einstein-Szilard Letter as his biggest mistake.

    In fact he considered his cosmological constant his "biggest blunder": https://physicstoday.scitation.org/do/10.1063/PT.6.3.20181030a/full/, though now we consider it far from a blunder.

    Today most people would agree his biggest blunder in fact was his conviction that "God does not play dice", by which he rejected the implications of quantum theory (interpretation in terms of probability, uncertainty principle, etc).

    The letter was a warning to Roosevelt that the Nazis might succeed in building an atomic bomb and so it would be prudent to get there first. It was drafted by by Szilard, based on the fears of himself, Wigner, Teller and Bethe (thereafter dubbed the "Four Hungarians of the Apocalypse") but he got Einstein to sign it, as he felt that would have more impact.

    Einstein reportedly commented in 1947 : "Had I had known the Germans would not succeed in producing an atomic bomb, I would not have lifted a finger." But of course he couldn't have known that, so this is hardly calling it a "mistake".
     
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  12. Faithofchristian

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    How exactly do you that Albert Einstein Is in hell ?

    What proof do you have to prove that Albert Einstein is in hell.

    Are you claiming to know the heart of Albert Einstein....how do you not know that Albert Einstein could have ask God to for give him...maybe you would do better to leave it to God to Judge people on what they do...at the Judgement of God's.
    Your blaming Albert Einstein for what others did with a atomic bomb....
     
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  13. SomeRandom

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    True. Though I suspect not for a lack of trying.
    It’s humorous to me that his reported premature death basically led him to commit to a PR campaign so his name wouldn’t be associated with death
     
  14. questfortruth

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    I have the reference, but I need some time to find it. Do you need the reference?
     
  15. Altfish

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    It shouldn't be.
     
  16. exchemist

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    Among other business interests he owned Bofors, which made armaments, certainly. But dynamite was not a propellant in guns or an explosive in shells, so far as I can discover. The writer of the French premature obituary seems to have believed he was a merchant of death, but that has nothing to do with dynamite.
     
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    Yes, we learnt about atomic testing the hard way.

    And yes, the pilots of Enola Gay were deeply troubled when after the event they learnt what they'd actually done. And yes, the Cuban Missile crisis and the Cold War that cost a great many people a lot of sleep, and Stanslav Petrov's decision that averted a nuclear war, and the Ban the Bomb movement that was very strong for a decade or two in the last century all demonstrate that the world has had to learn how to walk on eggs.

    But some cautious and qualified optimism seems in order now that Trump's gone.
     
  18. Revoltingest

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    This would also mean that Hell is topless.
    Terrible punishment indeed.
    [​IMG]
    Note:
    This image is mildly erotic, but not obscen.
    The gal is covered appropriately, & the danger hidden.
    So let's have no one file mischievous reports, OK.
     
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  19. blü 2

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    If you want to read a very readable detailed history of America's war in the Pacific 1941-45 ─ and I accept not everybody does ─ then Ian Toll's Pacific Trilogy (Pacific Crucible, The Conquering Tide, and Twilight of the Gods (I haven't read the last one yet) is very highly recommended and not just by me.
     
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    Hell is a black hole?
     
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