Einstein with his therapist?

This photograph is sill being circulated with a wrong caption: Einstein with his therapist. Some “historical fact” accounts also include the following quote:¬†Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know. (The quote is from The Garden of Eden, a novel by Ernest Hemingway)

Photo credit: Alfred Eisenstaedt, LIFE Magazine

The caption is absolutely false. That is a photo of Cord Meyer Jr., president of United World Federalists, visiting physicist Albert Einstein at his home to discuss Russia’s attitude toward world government in 1948.

References: LIFE magazine, Getty Images

Although this stupid meme has been debunked many times, it just won’t go away. And it probably won’t if you don’t act: when you see it, don’t spread it. Unfollow accounts sharing it. Post the fact as a response.

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