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The Message of Dr. Albert Einstein - To the Future

OUR time is rich in inventive minds, the inventions of which 
could facilitate our lives considerably. We are crossing the seas 
by power and utilize power also in order to relieve humanity 
from all tiring muscular work. We have learned to fly and we 
are able to send messages and news without any difficulty 
over the entire world through electric waves.

However, the production and distribution of commodities
is entirely unorganized so that everybody must live in fear 
of being eliminated from the economic cycle, 
in this way suffering for the want of everything. 

Furthermore, people living in different countries kill each other 
at irregular time intervals, so that also for this reason anyone 
who thinks about the future must live in fear and terror. 
This is due to the fact that the intelligence and character 
of the masses are incomparably lower than the intelligence 
and character of the few who produce something valuable 
for the community. 

I trust that posterity will read these statements with 
a feeling of proud and justified superiority. 

(Albert Einstein, Westinghouse 1938 World's Fair Time Capsule)

  You can't say civilization doesn't advance, 
  for in every war they kill you a new way. 
  (Will Rogers)

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