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Az Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Dec-20-06 08:11 PM
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7. My perception
is that his wife was much more a social guide for him. One of the biggest controvercies concerning Albert resulted from him listening to her advice. His comment about believing in Spinoza's god was the result of responding to a question from a well known Rabbi asking if he believed in God in a public letter. His wife advised him to reply diplomatically. Thus the resulting confusion as to whether Einstein believed in God. He finally had to settle the issue one year before his death by issuing a very specifically worded statement indicating that he did not believe in a personal God or anything of the sort.

I believe that his wife was a very important part of his life. I suspect she was a very close advisor for him in all manner of things pertaining to life.
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