Maria Popova, Brain Pickings, May 6, 2013

In 1931, the Institute for Intellectual Cooperation invited Einstein to a cross-disciplinary exhange of ideas about politics and peace with a thinker of his choosing – Sigmund Freud. A series of letters followed discussing the abstract generalities of human nature and the potential concrete steps for reducing violence in the world, the gist of which is preserved in Einstein on Peace. […read more]