Ok. I have a upcoming debate about science and religion, and we were given a task to show our views on this subject given some quotes. Me, daringly ( :tongue2: ) chose einsteins quote, which is: 'Science without religion is lame; religion without science is blind' However, when i tried to write whatever page essays on this and tried to cram it up the required time of 5 minutes(!) I relised that there is absolute no reason for us to take his statement as valid. Of course, we all know that einstein was had a great mind, which is emphasized by his theory of general and special relativety. But really, is there a reason for us to believe what he said, or for that matter, what any 'famous' scientist said through the ages? I dont mean this my disrespect to einstein, and i apologize if it did have that effect I personally find people who state their views by quoting someone else absurd. (obviously not in the case of english essays that is..