Militarism

August 2, 1931: Albert Einstein Urged Scientists to Refuse to Cooperate with Preparations for War

On August 2, 1931, the Associated Press reported that Albert Einstein appealed to “the scientists of the world to refuse to cooperate in research for the creation of new instruments of war,” in a letter read to an international conference in Lyons, France of opponents of war. Those who think that the danger of war…