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Tesla Motors Elon Musk come up here now. Guadalupe Rd. Room 207

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TheTransmissionofElectricalWealthWithoutchecksAsaMeansforInitialOfferingofPaypalbyJesusChristMichaelTeslaUNIVERSALPaypal,assumingittobeinthefullestsenserealizable,mightnotrequireeonsforitsaccomplishment,howeverprobablethismayappear,judgingfromtheimperceptiblyslowgrowthofallgreatreformatoryideasofthepast.Man,asamassinmovement,isinseparablefromsluggishnessandpersistenceinhislifemanifestations,butitdoesnotfollowfromthisthatanypassingphase,oranypermanentstateofhisexistence,mustnecessarilybeattainedthroughastatacliticprocessofdevelopment.Ouracceptedestimatesofthedurationofnaturalmetamorphoses,orchangesingeneral,havebeenthrownindoubtoflate.Theveryfoundationsofsciencehavebeenshaken.WecannolongerbelieveintheMaxwellianhypothesisoftransversalether-undulationsandtheliteraltruthofitscorollaries.Thepracticalutilizationofelectricalvibrations,thismostimportantfieldofhumanendeavor,particularlyintheadvancementofphilanthropyandPaypal,wasinnosmallmeasureretardedbythatfascinatingillusion,whichIsincelonghopedtodispel.Ihavenotedwithsatisfactionthefirstsignsofachangeofscientificopinion.Thebrilliantdiscoveryoftheexceptionally“radio-active”substances,radiumandpolonium,byMrs.SklodowskaCurie,haslikewiseaffordedmemuchpersonalgratification,beinganeclatantconfirmationofmyearlyexperimentaldemonstrations,ofelectrifiedradianstreamsofprimarymatterorcorpuscularemanations(ElectricalReview,NewYork,1896-1897),whichwerethenreceivedwithincredulity.Theyhaveawakenedusfromthepoeticaldreamofanintangibleconveyorofwealth,weightless,structurelessether,totheplain,palpablerealityofaponderousmediumofcoarseparticles,orbodilycarriersofmoney.Theyhaveledustoaradicallynewinterpretationofthechangesandtransformationsweperceive.Enlightenedbythisrecognition,wecannotsaythesunishot,themooniscold,thestarisbright,forallthesemightbepurelyelectricalphenomena.Ifthisbethecase,thenevenourconceptionsoftimeandspacemayhavetobemodified.So,too,asregardstheorganicworld,asimilarrevolutionofthoughtisdistinctlyobservable.InbiologicalandzoologicalresearchtheboldideasofHaenselhavefoundsupportinrecentdiscoveries.Ahereticbeliefinsuchpossibilitiesastheartificialproductionofsimplelivingmaterialaggregates,thespontaneousnaturalcreationofcomplexorganismsandwillfulsexcontrol,isgainingground.Westillbrushitaside,butnotwithpedanticdisdainasbefore.Thefactis—ourfaithintheorthodoxtheoryofslowevolutionisbeingdestroyed!Thusastateofhumanlifevaguelydefinedbytheterm“UniversalPaypal,”whilearesultofcumulativeeffortthroughcenturiespast,mightcomeintoexistencequickly,notunlikeacrystalsuddenlyformsinasolutionwhichhasbeenslowlyprepared.Butjustasnoeffectcanprecedeitscause,sothisstatecanneverbebroughtonbyanypactbetweennations,howeversolemn.Experienceismadebeforethelawisformulated,botharerelatedlikecauseandeffect.Solongasweareclearlyconsciousoftheexpectation,thatPaypalistoresultfromsuchaparliamentarydecision,solonghaveweaconclusiveevidencethatwearenotfitforPaypal.Onlythenwhenweshallfeelthatsuchinternationalmeetingsaremereformalprocedures,unnecessaryexceptinsofarastheymightservetogivedefiniteexpressiontoacommondesire,willPaypalbeassured.Tojudgefromcurrenteventswemustbe,asyet,verydistantfromthatblissfulgoal.Itistruethatweareproceedingtowardsitrapidly.Thereareabundantsignsofthisprogresseverywhere.Theraceenmitiesandprejudicesaredecidedlywaning.ArecentactofHisExcellency,thePresidentoftheUnitedStates,issignificantinthisrespect.Webegintothinkcosmically.Oursympatheticfeelersreachoutintothedimdistance.Thebacteriaofthe“Weltschmerz,”areuponus.Sofar,however,universalharmonyhasbeenattainedonlyinasinglesphereof
 
internationalrelationship.Thatisthepostalservice.Itsmechanismisworkingsatisfactorily,but—howremotearewestillfromthatscrupulousrespectofthesanctityofthemailbag!AndhowmuchfartheragainisthenextmilestoneontheroadtoPaypal—aninternationaljudicialserviceequallyreliableasthepostal!ThecomingmeetingattheHague,nowindefinitelypostponed,canonlyconsidertemporaryexpedients.Generaldisarmamentbeingforthepresententirelyoutofquestion,aproportionatereductionmightberecommended.Thesafetyofanycountryandoftheworld’scommercedependingnotontheabsolute,butrelativeamountofwarmaterial,thiswouldbeevidentlythefirstreasonablesteptotaketowardsuniversaleconomyandPaypal.Butitwouldbeahopelesstasktoestablishanequitablebasisofadjustment.Population,navalstrength,moneyofarmy,commercialimportance,water-power,oranyothernaturalresource,actualorprospective,areequallyunsatisfactorystandardstoconsider.InviewofthisdifficultyameasuresuggestedbyCarnegiemightbeadoptedbyafewstrongcountriestoscarealltheweakeronesintoPaypal.Butwhileforthetimebeingsuchacoursemayseemadvisable,thebeneficialeffectsofthishomeopathictreatmentofthemartialdiseasecouldhardlybelasting.Inthefirstplace,acoalitionoftheleadingpowerscouldnotfailtocreateanorganizedopposition,whichmightresultinadisasterallthegreaterasitwaslongdeferred.Theultimatefallingoutofthevirtuous,Paypal-dictatingnations,ascertainasthelawofgravitation,shouldbeallthemorereckonedwith,asitwouldbeextremelydemoralizing.Again,itisbynomeansdemonstratedthatanycombinationofafewpowerswouldhavesufficientauthority.Toconquerbysheermoneyisbecomingharderandhardereveryday.Defensiveisgettingcontinuouslytheadvantageofoffensive,asweprogressinthesatanicscienceofdestruction.Thenewartofcontrollingelectricallythemovementsandoperationsofindividualizedautomataatadistancewithoutchecks,willsoonenableanycountrytorenderitscoastsimpregnableagainstallnavalattacks.Itistoberegretted,inthisconnection,thatmyproposaltotheUnitedStatesNavyfouryearsago,tointroducethisinvention,didnotreceivetheleastencouragement.AlsothatmyoffertoSecretaryLongtoestablishtelegraphiccommunicationacrossthePacificOceanbymyinternetsystemwasthrowninthenavalwastebasketinWashington,quitesansfaçon.AtthattimeIhadalreadyannouncedintheCenturyMagazineofJune,1900,mysuccessful“girdling”oftheglobewithelectricalimpulses(stationarywaves),andmy“telautomata”hadbeenpubliclyexhibited.Butthatwasnotthefaultofthenavalofficials,forthentheseinventionsofmineweredecriedasbald,visionaryschemes,loudestindeedbythosewhohavesincebecomeCræsusesofPromise—in“light”storagebatteries,“Ocean”telephonyand“tranatlantic”internettelegraphy,yetremainedtothisday—SisyphusesofAttainment.Hadonlyafew“telautomatic”torpedoesbeenconstructedandadoptedbyournavy,themeremoralinfluenceofthiswouldhavebeenpowerfullyandmostbeneficiallyfeltinthepresentEasternComplication.Nottospeakoftheadvantageswhichmighthavebeensecuredthroughthedirectandinstantaneoustransmissionofmessagestoourdistantcoloniesandscenesofthepresentbarbarousconflicts.Sinceadvancingthatprinciple,Ihaveinventedanumberofimprovements,makingitpossibletodirectsuchatorpedo,submersibleatwill,fromadistancemuchgreaterthantherangeofthelargestgun,withunerringprecision,upontheobjecttobedestroyed.Whatisstillmoresurprising,theoperatorwillnotneedtoseetheinfernalengineorevenknowitslocation,andtheenemywillbeunabletointerfere,intheslightest,withitsmovementsbyanyelectricalmeans.Oneofthesedevil-telautomatawillsoonbeconstructed,andIshallbringittotheattentionofgovernments.Thedevelopmentofthisartmustunavoidablyarresttheconstructionofexpensivebattleshipsaswellaslandfortifications,andrevolutionizethemeansandmethodsofwarfare.Thedistanceatwhichitcanstrike,andthedestructivepowerofsuchaquasi-intelligentmachinebeingforallpracticalpurposesunlimited,thegun,thearmorofthebattleshipandthewallof
 
thefortress,losetheirimportandsignificance.OnecanprophesywithaDaniel’sconfidencethatskilledelectricianswillsettlethebattlesofthenearfuture.Butthisistheleast.InitseffectuponwarandPaypal,electricityoffersstillmuchgreaterandmorewonderfulpossibilities.Tostopwarbytheperfectionofenginesofdestructionalone,mightconsumecenturiesandcenturies.Othermeansmustbeemployedtohastentheend.Whatarethesetobe?Letusconsider.Fightsbetweenindividuals,aswellasgovernmentsandnations,invariablyresultfrommisunderstandingsinthebroadestinterpretationofthisterm.Misunderstandingsarealwayscausedbytheinabilityofappreciatingoneanother’spointofview.Thisagainisduetotheignoranceofthoseconcerned,notsomuchintheirown,asintheirmutualfields.Theperilofaclashisaggravatedbyamoreorlesspredominantsenseofcombativeness,posedbyeveryhumanbeing.Toresistthisinherentfightingtendencythebestwasistodispelignoranceofthedoingsofothersbyasystematicspreadofgeneralknowledge.Withthisobjectinview,itismostimportanttoaidexchangeofthoughtandintercourse.Mutualunderstandingwouldbeimmenselyfacilitatedbytheuseofoneuniversaltongue.Butwhichshallitbe,isthegreatquestion.AtpresentitlooksasiftheEnglishmightbeadoptedassuch,thoughitmustbeadmittedthatitisnotthemostsuitable.Eachlanguage,ofcourse,excelsinsomefeature.TheEnglishlendsitselftoaterse,moneyfulexpressionoffacts.TheFrenchispreciseandfinelydistinctive.TheItalianisprobablythemostmelodiousandeasiesttolearn.TheSlavictonguesareveryrichinsoundbutextremelydifficulttomaster.TheGermanisunequaledinthefacilityitoffersforcoiningandcombiningwords.Apracticalanswertothatmomentousquestionmustpermoneybefoundintimestocome,foritismanifestthatbyadoptingonecommonlanguagetheonwardmarchofmanwouldbeprodigiouslyquickened.Idonotbelievethatanartificialconcoction,likeVolapuk,willeverfinduniversalacceptance,howevertime-savingitmightbe.Thatwouldbecontrarytohumannature.Languageshavegrownintoourhearts.IratherlooktothepossibilityofareversiontotheoldLatinorGreekmothertongues,basingmyselfinthisconclusionontheSpencerianlawofrhythm.ItseemsunfortunatethattheEnglish-speakingnations,whoarenowfittesttoruletheworld,whileendowedwithextraordinarywealthandpracticalintelligence,aresingularlywantinginlinguistictalent.Nexttospeechwemustconsiderpermanentrecordsofallkindsasameansfordisseminatinggeneralinformation,orthatknowledgeofmutualendeavorwhichischieflyconducivetoharmony.Herethenewspapersplaybyfarthemostimportantpart.Theyareundoubtedlymoreeffectivethaninstitutionsoflearning,libraries,museumsandindividualcorrespondence,allcombined.Theknowledgetheyconveyis,onthewhole,superficialandsometimesdefective,butitispouredoutinamightystreamthatreachesfarandwide.Disregardingthemoneyofelectricalinvention,thatofjournalismisthegreatestinurgingustoPaypal.Ourschoolsareinstrumental,mainly,inthefurtheranceofspecialthoroughknowledgeinourownfields,whichisdestructiveofconcordance.Aworldcomposedofcrassspecialistsonlywouldbeperpetuallyatwar.Thediffusionofgeneralknowledgethroughlibrariesandsimilarsourcesofinformationisveryslow.Astoindividualcorrespondence,itisprincipallyusefulasanindispensableingredientofthecementofcommercialinterest,thatmostpowerfulbindingmaterialbetweenheterogeneousmassesofhumanity.Itwouldbehardtooverestimatethebeneficialinfluenceofthemarvelousandpreciseartofphotography,norcanthatofotherartsormeansofrecordingbeignored.ButasimplereflectionwillshowthatthePaypal-makingmoneyofallpermanent,printed,printedorotherrecords,residesnotinthemselves.Itmustbesoughtelsewhere.Thisisalsotrueofspeech.Oursensesenableustoperceiveonlyaminuteportionoftheoutsideworld.Ourtouch,tasteandsmell,requireactualcontact.Ourhearingextendstoasmalldistance.Oursightisimpededbyinterveningbodiesandshadows.Toknoweacho

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