Relativity and reality We live in the age of relativism. It may not have started in 1919, but it certainly received a big fillip in that year. Comment John Benton Albert Einstein It’s 100 years since the first experimental evidence confirmed Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity and somehow, to the popular mind, that gave the signal that all of life is relative. subscribe now Join today to gain access to the rest of this article and many others. more info login If you are already a subscriber, log in to continue. log in access code If you have an access code, enter it here: Go free trial Get free access for 14 days: Sign up Click here to find out how we take care of your personal data.