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85 years ago Einstein & Freud corresponded on the topic WHY WAR? This project reenacts the letters and gives you two handwriting fonts.
85 years ago Einstein & Freud corresponded on the topic WHY WAR? This project reenacts the letters and gives you two handwriting fonts.
85 years ago Einstein & Freud corresponded on the topic WHY WAR? This project reenacts the letters and gives you two handwriting fonts.
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    1. Harald Geisler 7-time creator on November 2, 2017

      @Dragonfly: …sorry to hear that. I send you a message through kickstarter to see what to do.

    2. Dragonfly on November 2, 2017

      Harald:
      Today the posters' package did arrived. Sadly, empty with no posters.

    3. Dragonfly on October 28, 2017

      Harald, I finally got to see the draft. I am just waiting to pledge. I just want Martin Luther font on my computer.

      Just a historical dichotomy! However, I would love to see Miguel de Cervantes, Don Quixote author, handwriting developed into a font. Also, Sir Francis Bacon and William Shakespear too.

      Those two individuals are Cervantes and Bacon (there is a historical suspicion the Shakespear was a Bacon pen name) as far as I can remember had a beautiful handwriting.

      Just suggesting...

    4. Harald Geisler 7-time creator on October 27, 2017

      @dragonfly thanks for the note. Sorry about the delay, the start of the campaign campaign is postponed to 17h cest Saturday. Stay tuned :-)

    5. Dragonfly on October 27, 2017

      Harald, I try to get into Martin Luther campaign and the link did not work on Android.

      That is a Font that I am really interested. A medieval handwritting, priceless!

    6. Harald Geisler 7-time creator on October 17, 2017

      @Steph Parker: That is great to hear! Thank you.

    7. Steph Parker
      Superbacker
      on October 17, 2017

      Freud's letter has finally arrived in South Australia. :-) It took it's time but it made it. A great project completed. Thank you.

    8. Harald Geisler 7-time creator on October 11, 2017

      @Edward, Sorry about the delayed reply and sorry about the problems. To re-download a font simply goto https://haraldgeisler.com - In the top menu under shop select: Re-Download a font.
      Was this helpful to you?

    9. Harald Geisler 7-time creator on October 11, 2017

      @David Thank you! This is encouraging to hear. Made my day :-)

    10. Harald Geisler 7-time creator on October 11, 2017

      @Jacques Yes there are differences. You will find a detailed overview of the functionality of each Sigmund Freud font here: https://haraldgeisler.com/sigmund

    11. Jacques Evrard on October 10, 2017

      I see I have 2 different Freud fonts …
      What’s the difference between them ?
      Is it explained somewhere ?

    12. Jacques Evrard on October 10, 2017

      Dear Harald,
      I have received everything & I am very happy !
      Once again, thank you so much for this amazing KS !

    13. David Britt
      Superbacker
      on October 2, 2017

      I have to say that this is the most original KS campaign and most interesting I have backed to date. Harald, you are to be commended on all your efforts and the results speak for themselves.
      I love the fact you sent actual letters through the post and through the same post offices.
      Every time I look at the letters or use the fonts it brings a huge smile � to my face!

    14. Edward Kulzer
      Superbacker
      on September 26, 2017

      I can't seem to download the awesome newly-gifted font; when I log in to the site it shows nothing in my purchase history & then queues me to log in again.

    15. Jacques Evrard on September 23, 2017

      Thank you so much, dear Harald !

    16. Harald Geisler 7-time creator on September 23, 2017

      @Jacques, I will print out your second copy and ship it bundled to you. But you know, additionally if it is urgent you can also download the PDF and print it yourself right now ;-) Hope this helps

    17. Jacques Evrard on September 23, 2017

      Sorru for the double post !

    18. Jacques Evrard on September 23, 2017

      Ooops !
      I’m worried so …
      I forgot to say that I have received my first copy of the 2 letters & all the digital rewards !
      All this KS was an amazing experience ! :-)

    19. Jacques Evrard on September 23, 2017

      Ooops !
      I’m worried so …
      I forgot to say that I have received my first copy of the 2 letters & all the digital rewards !
      All this KS was an amazing experience ! :-)

    20. Jacques Evrard on September 23, 2017

      Hello Harald !
      I was supposed to receive the physical Einstein & Freud letters two times as that’s what I paid for & as I asked the 2nd copy of the letters were sent to my own adress either than that of someone else (I intended to give that copy from hand to hand).
      But I didn’t receive these 2nd copy of the letters …
      Please, help me, my friend ! :-)

    21. Harald Geisler 7-time creator on September 23, 2017

      @ David Thank you! This is very encouraging to hear :-)
      @ Ronald The feature you are looking for is called "contextual alternates" Please have a look at the FAQ to activate the feature in word. This can change from version to version of word but "should" be similar. If you have no luck with that try consulting the documentation of your word version regarding "contextual alternates" - AND keep me posted on how that goes.
      @ Matej - is online since yesterday. Thank you for the reminder.

    22. David Chamberlain
      Superbacker
      on September 22, 2017

      I received the second letter. This is one of the most unique campaigns I've contributed to and I've really enjoyed it! Thanks!

    23. Ronald J Marlowe
      Superbacker
      on September 21, 2017

      Has anyone gotten either of these to dynamically work with Word under Windows 10? Contrary to the FAQ that comes with hem, there was no installer, but I figured out how to manually install the fonts in Windows, but I don’t get the dynamic changes shown in the Campaign. Could use some guidance if any of you have solved his riddle....

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      Matej Soják on September 21, 2017

      "Sigmund Freud's answer will be made available digitally on the 15th of September - stay tuned!"
      Still don't have Freud's answer on my account, it is only me, or you didnt send it?

      Thanks

    25. Harald Geisler 7-time creator on September 19, 2017

      @Allen I've reset your password, you should have received a mail now with your new login credentials - let me know if that works.
      @Mike Thanks for pointing this out.
      @eyeiaye fixed it, should work now.
      @edwin thanks :-)

    26. Allen on September 18, 2017

      Hi. The link sent to me is invalid; and I tried resetting my password direct on your website but I get the same error: "Your password reset link appears to be invalid. Please request a new link below." I have tried this several times with nil success. Can you help? Thanks.

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      Mike on September 18, 2017

      Seconding @Edwin question about the availability of the "Conspired Lovers" font download for those who upped their pledge between June 14 and the end of the campaign. No rush, just wanted to keep it on the radar.

      From Update #4:
      Everybody who already has or will increase their pledge between last Friday (14 June 2017) and the end of the campaign (in 50 hours) will receive the font "Conspired Lovers" as a gift in addition to their reward. The font is based on my own penmanship. Just like the Albert Einstein font and the Sigmund Freud Typeface it also works on PC and Mac as well as iPhones and iPads. Here is what the font looks like on the computer:

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      eyeiaye on September 15, 2017

      Hello, still do not have fonts to download.

    29. Edwin
      Superbacker
      on September 15, 2017

      @Harald Geisler: You're the best!!

    30. Harald Geisler 7-time creator on September 14, 2017

      @Edwin Thanks for pointing this out.
      I am working on it ;-)

      Best,
      Harald

      @Stobbe I mailed you.

      @zero2sixty please try again it should work now.

      @gin007 mailed you

    31. Edwin
      Superbacker
      on September 14, 2017

      @Harald: whilst eagerly awaiting for the returning letter I downloaded the Einstein letter. I noticed that the additional font is not yet available which made me wonder when the font "Conspired Lovers" will appear in the download centre to those eligible for it (as a gift in addition to their reward by doubling up their pledges in given time frame) as stated in update #4, July 21st

      Thank you for keeping us up to date, it's been a great journey thus far

      Kind regards,
      Edwin

    32. Stobbe on September 14, 2017

      Harald did you resend the letter? Untill now i did not recieve anything...Did mail you but no respons, thats why in the public comments.
      I checked the adres but nothing wrong with it.

    33. zero2sixty on September 4, 2017

      @Harald,
      I received my first letter. However, I did not receive an email with credentials nor it is in my spam folder. I used your instructions to reset password.. Now, when I login, I get to a profile page but see no downloads, etc.

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      gin007 on September 4, 2017

      @Harald I have not yet received my first letter. I've confirmed my address in my survey...

    35. Harald Geisler 7-time creator on September 4, 2017

      @Ronald J Marlowe, I send you a mail regarding this - Thanks.

    36. Ronald J Marlowe
      Superbacker
      on September 4, 2017

      @Creator, as requested, advising I did not receive an email with login info for fonts, and nothing in my spam folder, either,

    37. Harald Geisler 7-time creator on September 4, 2017

      @Dragonfly, @Mohammed Khalil, @eyeiaye, @Matej Soják, @Ronald J Marlowe: Thanks for staying interested in the project! Please see Update #10 for details. Stay tuned.

      @Stobbe Your letter returned this week with a note from the NL post. Please double check the address you've submitted in the survey. Thank you!

    38. Harald Geisler 7-time creator on September 4, 2017

      @Dragonfly, @Mohammed Khalil, @eyeiaye, @Matej Soják, @Ronald J Marlowe: Thanks for staying interested in the project! Please see Update #10 for details. Stay tuned.

      @Stobbe Your letter returned this week with a note from the NL post. Please double check the address you've submitted in the survey. Thank you!

    39. Dragonfly on September 4, 2017

      Harold:
      I know that you must be working with Dr. Freud's letter and I understand that this is a one man show. However, I believe that you should give all the backers a schedule of the remaining parts of the project.
      1-Date for the PDF with the letters.
      2-Date for the Fonts
      3-Date for the posters to be mailed.

      Please let us know.

      Thanks in advance,

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      Mohammed Khalil on September 3, 2017

      Have the letters been digitised yet ?
      Please let us know

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      eyeiaye on August 31, 2017

      Please can you send the fonts?

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      Matej Soják on August 25, 2017

      Any news about fonts/PDF?

    43. Stobbe on August 24, 2017

      Harald, still no letter here....
      And i am still thinking something went wrong....What?..I dont care, i just want the letter. Telling me it is still in the air not gonna help.
      Please solve.

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      eyeiaye on August 22, 2017

      any possibility of getting these fonts put?

    45. Ronald J Marlowe
      Superbacker
      on August 22, 2017

      I think the fonts didn't happen on August 7th as planned. I'm sure they will come soon, though!

    46. Dragonfly on August 19, 2017

      Harold, My letter arrived today to San Juan, Puerto Rico and my daughter's letter arrived yesterday to Tampa, Florida. After reading it, all I can say is that Dr. Einstein mind was absolutely incredible. His views so far ahead in time, his worries for mankind and his love for life are all exposed on the letter. In 1932 while no one really saw it, he was worried by the coming war that was at least 6 years down the road!

      In the historical moment that the letter did arrived, North Korea wanting to nuke the USA, ISIL Terrorist Attack in Barcelona, Spain; and the racial turmoil been sparked in the USA in nationwide demonstration are the current historical setting of the letter's arrival.

      Have we learned something out of history?
      Has ignorance destroyed World Peace?

    47. Harald Geisler 7-time creator on August 17, 2017

      @ Marie sorry - you've answered the survey too late to be included- -you will still receive the PDF and Freuds letter send to you.
      @ Rik, it has not yet returned - so it is still in the air!
      @JDVCO Thats bad, Sorry that should not happen - not sure why it happened though.

    48. Marie Schleich on August 17, 2017

      Hi Harald, I didn´t receive anything from you. My location is Germany, just around you!

    49. Stobbe on August 16, 2017

      Harald, sadly that i must write...."still didnt recieve anything"..., Location the Netherlands...
      Was having a bad feeling in the beginning though...
      Can you confirm that you send the letter to my adress?

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