Albert Einstein's Surprising Thoughts on the Meaning of Life

Albert Einstein shared his thoughts on the meaning of life and his own spiritual views.

Portrait taken 6 February 1938 at Princeton University of the physicist Professor Albert Einstein, author of theory of relativity. (Photo credit: AFP/Getty Images)

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A disturbing 1995 prediction by Carl Sagan accurately describes America of today

A quote from a 1995 book by astronomer Carl Sagan describes a world many find disturbingly similar to ours.

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Astronomer Carl Sagan was a great science communicator, most widely known for the original "Cosmos" television series. He was also a prolific writer and in 1995 wrote the book "The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark" that touches on a variety of topics, from debunking hoaxes like alien abductions to spirituality, but ultimately serves as a passionate argument for science and the scientific method.

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