ALBERT EINSTEIN

COMMENTARY ARCHIVES, 16 Mar 2009

Dietrich Fischer

    Albert Einstein compared the disarmament negotiations sponsored by the League of Nations with a discussion in a town council that, after a series of fatal stabbings, deliberates how long and how sharp the knives ought to be that people are allowed to carry when they go out.

    Someone asked Einstein, "With what weapons will World War III be fought?"  He replied, "That I don’t know.  But World War IV will be fought with bows and arrows."

 

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