The Extraordinary Genius of Albert Einstein

The Extraordinary Genius of Albert Einstein

2010, Science  -   71 Comments
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The Extraordinary Genius of Albert EinsteinThe core of the video is a pedagogical workshop on the Theory of Special Relativity as part of the educational process conducted by our youth leadership.

Not for the sake of understanding the theory itself, but using Einstein's particular discovery as a case study to demonstrate and walk people through real human thinking, as being something above sense perceptions or opinions.

We end with reflecting on the principle of relativity in terms of social relations and individual identities or thought processes, asking the question - how was Einstein able to make his breakthrough?

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Theresa Koeppel
Theresa Koeppel
7 years ago

Out of curiosity did anyone of you who left a comment, personally know Einstein or personally know anyone who knew him? Jus' sayin'!

Raul Martin
Raul Martin
7 years ago

Albert is My favourite scientist, I'm very excited for the premiere of Genius , airing tonight at 9 PM on National Geographic.

Max
Max
7 years ago

To PavolvsBitch; You need to work out which sex you prefer and, for the first time, go get some.

Guest
Guest
11 years ago

i notice she is not wearing a watch howcan talk about einstein without wearing a watch he like inventor big ben

Ty Gibson
Ty Gibson
11 years ago

It's too bad that this girl is so clearly stripped of her own ideas... When I found out that she was apart of a Youth Movement, a siren went off warning me of some cultish/political propaganda... sure enough! We live in a crazy world.

Susan Carroll
Susan Carroll
11 years ago

Wow, it's truly entertaining to read some of these negative comments in regards in Albert Einstein. To deny his intellectual genius, his influence in theoretical physics and his humble philosophy... is only a deplorable attempt to start some sort of flame war with those of us who "are" aware of his contributions to the better understanding of our universe.

I personally feel that above all, his humanitarian efforts and philosophical influence supersedes his scientific achievements. This prodigious man was truly a free thinker who refused to be owned by anyone or any country. He paved a way for people to think outside of the box, to not fear questioning authority and to be true to oneself introspectively... regardless of outside opposition. His undeniable contribution to Science overshadows the other side of Einstein... that being of a man who was not only an academic scholar, but a profoundly deep philosopher and humanitarian as well.

I don't expect anyone here to actually be objective to this post, but that's okay because Einstein needs no defense against inadequate underachievers on a website comment board. My intention in this post is not to incite a argument or debate about Einstein or to even address any of these ludicrous conspiracy theories... but rather to state my peace in honor of a man that is, without doubt, the most inspirational person of the 20th century.

I did however take note of the pattern left by many of those flooding negative posts in this comment board, to have shockingly terrible grammar... so terrible that I personally feel embarrassed for them.

Anyway, that's it. "Einsteinians" are few and far between so I expect nothing that would be a positive contribution to myself personally. :-)

Always and forever - in love with Einstein. <3

~Suki

Guest
Guest
11 years ago

Sorry... double post.

Guest
Guest
11 years ago

Wow, it's truly entertaining to read some of these negative comments in regards in Albert Einstein. To deny his intellectual genius, his influence in theoretical physics and his humble philosophy... is only a deplorable attempt to start some sort of flame war with those of us who "are" aware of his contributions to the better understanding of our universe.

I personally feel that above all, his humanitarian efforts and philosophical influence supersedes his scientific achievements. This prodigious man was truly a free thinker who refused to be owned by anyone or any country. He paved a way for people to think outside of the box, to not fear questioning authority and to be true to oneself introspectively... regardless of outside opposition. His undeniable contribution to Science overshadows the other side of Einstein... that being of a man who was not only an academic scholar, but a profoundly deep philosopher and humanitarian as well.

I don't expect anyone here to actually be objective to this post, but that's okay because Einstein needs no defense against inadequate underachievers on a website comment board. My intention in this post is not to incite a argument or debate about Einstein or to even address any of these ludicrous conspiracy theories... but rather to state my peace in honor of a man that is, without doubt, the most inspirational person of the 20th century.

I did however take note of the pattern left by many of those flooding negative posts in this comment board, to have shockingly terrible grammar... so terrible that I personally feel embarrassed for them.

Anyway, that's it. "Einsteinians" are few and far between so I expect nothing that would be a positive contribution to myself personally. :-)

Always and forever - in love with Einstein. <3

~Suki

Seeker Vera
Seeker Vera
11 years ago

Einstein plagiarized many of 'his' ideas, it's a shame how many of those he 'borrowed' from never received their due credit.

It's even a bigger shame he's being lauded for it.

Anthony
Anthony
11 years ago

Einstein plagiarized Poincare and Hilbert. Albert Einstein weaseled out of debates and Q&A sessions because he was a fraud.

Lary9
Lary9
12 years ago

OMG. This video is put out by the Lyndon LaRouche people! Sponsored by: LaRouchePAC dot com
It's put out by Lyndon LaRouche... beware. His agenda isn't about relativity physics...it's a "hook" to attract very smart blue-chip types...it's all about LaRouche uber-right wing politics. He's been around for 40 years in various forms and re-inventions.

LLaqui
LLaqui
12 years ago

My hero!!

Gri
Gri
12 years ago

before albert einstein what he found ,indian GURUS all ready found with out any help instrument used by einstein r today scientis ,even till to day what they worte still exectlay to mark very very precise and very accurete,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,

Eugene Marks
Eugene Marks
12 years ago

I can load any of the Known universe stuff. Ive been watching these vids since 2010 and hve never had any issues with any other videos. I come back here from time to time giving it a chance to refresh. Ive allready been back to the 4th n 5th page viewing all the Science content. So I keep an ear to the wall looking for new stuff. Thing is I cant even find the Know Universe stuff on any other sites. Any thoughts, ideahs as to why this may be?
thx..

anuragawasthi
anuragawasthi
12 years ago

If Time travel is possible then the future exist in present.............If past,present and future are present in same plane,Then We humans do not have any free will..........................Ajivikas knew this centuries before
Einstein

awful_truth
awful_truth
12 years ago

There are many documentaries that better explain Einstein, and his accomplishments. (special and general relativity) While I commend their promoting Einstein's thinking, they did no justice towards his idea of simplicity, with their convaluted explanation.
In a nutshell, velocity(speed) is a measurement of distance divided by time.(V=D/T) If the measurement of the speed of light remains constant regardless of the speed of the person measuring it, something else in the equation must be changing. (time) the speed of light is so fast compared to any other velocities you will encounter in life, it has tricked you into believing that time is a constant, when it is not. Thus, the faster you travel compared to others around you, the slower you age compared to them.(only noticable at high speeds) At the speed of light, time stands still. Thus, relative motion is actually relative perception.
A consequence of this is, two people can observe the same thing, and disagree about their observations,(contradictory explanations - simultaneous vs. non simultaneous) yet both are correct. Now, that wasn't so hard, was it. Live long, ans prosper everyone.

PavolvsBitch
PavolvsBitch
12 years ago

Oh yeah, btw, this bunch of monkeys follow Neitsche' who wrote most of his delirium out during a syphillitic breakdown of advanced degrees caught through sodomitic and perverted sexual practises. So is he another 'hero' of y'all?

PavolvsBitch
PavolvsBitch
12 years ago

I***** - why do you think that picture of him sticking out his tongue like an ape was made famous? And you still don't get it. If you want genius, try Tesla, not some genetically dysfunctionall failure at physics, not a lazy clerk stealing and selling others patents.

Terry Shannon
Terry Shannon
12 years ago

Feels like springtime for Hitler.

athurman
athurman
12 years ago

You are all off the mark. This is a propaganda piece that is supposed to show us how to think like a follower of Laroche or Paul. Supposedly "independent thinkers are people who disbelieve common sense and can go beyond common logic. The chick hardly understands the subject herself. It is a dreadful documentary

lex lexich
lex lexich
12 years ago

time will prove einstein wrong

SeedyShaman
SeedyShaman
12 years ago

i wonder how many calls were placed to the "ADL" following these comments.......LMAO......

dmxi
dmxi
12 years ago

fact is (or not ?correct me,if i'm wrong)that most of einsteins theories were postulated & published before ?what does that make of E's publicity?should that not be corrected & if not,why?

John
John
12 years ago

This is not a film about Einstein's scientific achievements. This is a film to promote Judaism and the "superiority" of Jews. Ironically, not only was Einstein NOT a practicing Jew, but he seemed to want very much to distance himself from Judaism. He didn't consider himself a "Jew" in any real sense. As well, I don't really understand this desperate need of Jews to imagine they are an "ethnic" group -- they are NOT. Judaism is a religion, not an ethnic group. Imagine how hard we would laugh if christians started claiming they were an ethnic group. We should all laugh equally as hard at Jews in this regard. I suppose they think being an 'ethnic' group will somehow promote more sympathy for Zionism, and the 'right' of Israel to violently, brutally, and murderously steal Palestine from the Palestinian people. Because, after all, the Jews are Gods chosen people (they are special, better than everyone else), and God gave this land to the Jews 5000 years ago. Yea, right. I don't think the leaders of Israel are stupid. They know full well what hokey bs that is. But this kind of propaganda has served them very well for the past 65 years.

SeedyShaman
SeedyShaman
12 years ago

if i had access to the mystery schools, im sure i could mystify the masses with knowledge the ancients already knew......DOWN WITH ZION!

skystarved
skystarved
12 years ago

Try as I might I can't quite pin down the meaning of the final rant.

John
John
12 years ago

Content is OK, but presentation is so pathetic, inept, and painfully boring as to render this doc as unwatchable.

Harley Aguilar
Harley Aguilar
12 years ago

Good documentary, and thank you, i love this site. To the video creators: normalize your audio levels! I keep having to turn the volume down when the girl is YELLING AT THE CAMERA.

dmxi
dmxi
12 years ago

who do you mean with ' them' ?

PavolvsBitch
PavolvsBitch
12 years ago

Einstein was a r*tard and this is a fact. Upon investigation people will discover, as I have, that the given icons for the masses and those followed by Elite's who fill souls, minds and bodies with toxic waste, are INSANE.

Brain damaged, genetically defected either by birth, torture, accident or filthy habits (syphillitic brain damage) all of them, deranged. Psychopathic.

But they found a fitting place for one of their own as a passive plant on the receiving end of others patents and genuis. He stole and sold the goods, having privilege access to patent applications. A marriage of convenience to an apparantly brilliant woman also hid his m*ronity.

Tesla was the Genius - if he had been honoured for his gifts to the world we would not and could not have half arsed climate change goofs running the show as 'experts' and 'scientists' today. They would be seen for what they are.

Hence Einsteins famous sticking out tongue m*ron picture (you fools! he says) and the pathetic response when asked to explain 'his' theory which he couldn't because it was not his and he lacked the intelligence to understand it. Hot plates and pretty women. As if he knew much about women, men being their only interest.

To head up a film with the words Einstein and Genius is just a huge joke played on the dumbwit public. If they're still worshipping him, they deserve no better than this monkey.