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RE: Einstein vs Tesla: The Time Has Come For the Truth To Be Shown

in ecoTrain9 months ago

I need to challenge some of your assertions so you can hopefully make a better argument for your case.

Tesla brought us:
Modern AC Electricity True
Wireless Communication He certainly contributed to the field, but many were working toward the same ends simultaneously
Robotics Dubious, although he likely contributed to some Westinghouse projects
(and if we include the ones he demonstrated for newsmen)
Wireless transmission of electricity Dubious, likely highly inefficient if effective at all
Infinite fertilizer Doubtful
Solar power Dubious
100 foot long lightening arcs on command Cool, but irrelevant

Einstein brought us:
Atomic bomb (maybe) Probably, but not just that, also probably nuclear power, which should be the future of electricity
A refrigerator (stolen) Participation level in the project is debated, and credit to other participants in the project seems to have been given
Side note: He also worked with Rudolf Goldschmidt to develop a hearing aid, which is kind of a big deal.
A very confusing theory that few can understand. Incredulity isn't a refutation
A theory that can't really be tested. Yet it has been reportedly tested with the expected results repeatedly...

Your position isn't necessarily wrong, but your examples and evidence do not support your conclusion. You might want to work on that to improve your argument.

So, do you believe in Tesla or Einstein?

This is a blatant false dichotomy. Neither must be wholly accepted or rejected. You haven't actually made the case for the black-and-white situation you presented at the start. What has the Tesla model predicted, and how can Tesla be tested or verified by amateurs better than the Einstein theories? What specifically does it explain that Einstein does not?

Both men may have been grasping at a deeper concept neither understood fully, and we do not fully understand now a century later. It's like the old story of the blind men arguing over what an elephant is. As an example, look at the ancient Greek natural philosophers and the arguments over whether there were four elements or myriad atoms. Now we know there are (at least) four states of matter roughly corresponding to earth (solid), water (liquid), air (gas) and fire (plasma) and also a table of elements with mathematically related attributes and abilities to interact.

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