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Einstein's newly published travel diaries reveal the genius's racism - and people are shocked

8 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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Newly-published travel diaries from the 1920s reveal that Albert Einstein harboured racist thoughts.
The diaries detail Einstein's tour of Asia, where he calls the Chinese "industrious, filthy, obtuse people."
Commentators were shocked at the revelations given Einstein's history of involvement in America's civil rights movement .
Albert Einstein is remembered for his theory of relativity - one of the biggest achievements in 20th-century physics.
However, the genius's memory has been tainted somewhat by his newly-published travel diaries, which detail his experiences in Asia in the...
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