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Albert Einstein, 76 years old, frustrated and near death, having obsessively attempted and failed for 40 years to discover a Unified Field Theory, and filled with guilt and remorse over personal choices he made in his life, invents a device which folds time and space, bringing him face to face with his 40 year old self, who, along with psychoanalyst Carl Jung and quantum physicist Wolfgang Pauli, helps him to resolve his conflicts and solve the mathematical puzzle that has been plaguing him for decades.
“It saddens me that I cannot sing the praises of scientific progress,” Einstein begins. “It has brought such little happiness. In war it has enabled men to mutilate one another more efficiently. And in peace it has enslaved man to the machine. If one wants one’s life to be useful to mankind, it is not enough that one understand applied science as such. Scientists should direct their efforts toward those discoveries most beneficial to humanity.”
“No! There must be some underlying clockwork that keeps the universe running and only gives the appearance of uncertainty and unpredictability at the sub-atomic level. God does not play dice with the universe!”
“The objects of human efforts -- possessions, outward success, luxuries -- have always seemed contemptible to me. I am convinced that no wealth in the world can help move humanity forward, even in the hands of the most devoted worker. Can you imagine Moses, Jesus, or Gandhi armed with the moneybags of Carnegie? No. Money only appeals to selfishness, and irresistibly invites abuse. The example of great and pure individuals is the only thing that can lead us to noble thoughts and deeds.”
“I think t he minute I finalize my Unified Field Theory, you’re going to be on the phone with your Pentagon pals in Washington, figuring out some way to turn my work into new weapons of destruction.”
“You don’t understand, Elsa. I’ve got a gaping hole in my Relativity Theory! If I don’t make a breakthrough, I’ll go crazy!”
Dr. Jacobson, a graduate of Cornell University, the Medical College of Wisconsin, and the UCLA / San Fernando Valley Psychiatry Residency Program, is a Board-Certified Psychiatrist who has been in private practice in the Los Angeles area since 1999. He specializes in insight-oriented psychotherapy, cognitive-behavior therapy, spiritual psychotherapy, couples therapy, equine-assisted psychotherapy, and past life regression therapy.
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