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Vey Iz Mir! 1 Kings 2:10-12; 3:3-14

Vey Iz Mir!

When the atomic bomb hit Hiroshima, a cloud of woe descended on the genius who made this world-changing weapon possible. How important it is to have a discerning mind, and to understand that human progress can lead both to good and to evil.

For an alternate approach pertaining to Ephesians 5:15-20, see Sand Sculptors.

Einstein.

Albert Einstein.

E=MC²

His name is synonymous with smarts.

People don’t say, “You don’t have to be an Edison to figure it out.”

They don’t say, “You don’t have to be a Bill Gates to figure it out.”

They don’t say, “You don’t have to be a Carl Sagan to figure it out.”

Instead, they say, “You don’t have to be an Einstein to figure it out.”

He had the wisdom of Solomon. Plus a mastery of the photoelectric effect, which earned him the Nobel Prize in physics.

Over the past nine months, there’s been a groundbreaking exhibit in New York about this great scientific genius. Although Einstein’s thoughts are often assumed to be too complex for mere mortals to master, The New Yorker reports that this assumption is completely untrue. Walk in the door of this exhibit, and you are immediately greeted with a view of yourself as seen through a black hole.

It’s not a pretty sight.

Then, as you work your way through the displays, you come to understand how light travels, why time warps, and what makes ...





















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