Nikola Tesla and Albert Einstein


By Rand Clifford for Veterans Today

When Albert Einstein was asked how it felt to be the “smartest person alive”, Einstein replied: “I don’t know, you’ll have to ask Nikola Tesla.”

Certain scholars question the validity of this exchange, largely because Tesla…well, in 1934, on his 79th birthday, Tesla called Einstein’s Relativity Theory  “…a beggar wrapped in purple whom ignorant people take for a king.”

Other Tesla quotes amid his public disagreement with Einstein, regarding Relativity Theory:

—  “…a mass of error and deceptive ideas violently opposed to the teachings of great men of science of the past and even to common sense…the theory wraps all these errors and fallacies and clothes them in magnificent mathematical garb which fascinates, dazzles and makes people blind to the underlying errors. Its exponents are very brilliant men, but they are metaphysicists rather than scientists.”

—  “Not a single one of the relativity propositions has been proved.” (NYT, 7/11/1935, p. 23).

Einstein was obviously smarter than any of us; his “I don’t know, you’ll have to ask Nikola Tesla” is certainly proof both subtle and profound. Perhaps it all depends on the definition of, “smart”?

Reverence of Einstein, historically and publicly seems rather full-scope. His eminence has been welded into the public mind by those who control the public mind, the Power Status Quo (PSQ).

Tesla is exactly the opposite; evidence remains overwhelming. Try to find people today with any understanding of Nikola Tesla—I did just that, yesterday, at Spokane’s Northtown Mall. I approached people seeming approachable with a simple question: “What does the name ‘Tesla’ mean to you?”

Interacting only with people without a phone in hand, I was, eventually, able to find 66 people with their hands (and minds?) unencumbered. Two trends emerged; for people under thirty, not a single one deviated from the: “…electric cars, battery fires, autopilot crashes” PSQ narratives.

However, I was able to find 3 people that replied: “Nikola Tesla”. All middle-aged vintage. Yes, five percent were actually aware of, perhaps, humanity’s most important person, Nikola Tesla.

Sure, a tiny random sample. But success of the PSQ’s operation to excise Nikola Tesla from the public mind was clearly suggested. Reminiscent of Pink Floyd’s immortal song, Brain Damage (from Dark Side of the Moon).

So why has the man Einstein declared the smartest person alive so attacked by the PSQ—virtually to the cusp of being an unperson?

One thing right up front exemplifying Tesla’s clash with the PSQ was his often repeated:
“Science is but a perversion of itself unless it has as its ultimate goal the betterment of humanity.”

Meanwhile, the PSQ remains obsessed with their: “Arrested human development.” Please consider this quote from William Casey, CIA Director 1981-1987: “We’ll know our disinformation program is complete when everything the American public believes is false.”

Of course from the PSQ there is rhetoric regarding authenticity of Casey’s trumpeting of truth. However, virtually all evidence/truth of our current mire confirms Casey’s trumpet.

Perhaps this letter signed by Einstein characterizes what the PSQ would rather hear:

Albert Einstein
Old Grove Rd.
Nassau Point

Peconic, Long Island

August 2nd, 1939

F.D. Roosevelt,
President of the United States,
White House
Washington, D.C.


Some recent work by E. Fermi and L. Szilard, which has been communicated to me in manuscript, leads me to expect that the element uranium may be turned into a new and important source of energy in the immediate future. Certain aspects of the situation which has arisen seem to call for watchfulness and, if necessary, quick action on the part of the Administration. I believe therefore that it is my duty to bring to your attention the following facts and recommendations:

In the course of the last four months it has been made probable—through the work of Joliot in France as well as Fermi and Szilard in America—that it may become possible to set up a nuclear chain reaction in a large mass of uranium by which vast amounts of power and large quantities of new radium-like elements would be generated. Now it appears almost certain that this could be achieved in the immediate future.

This phenomenon would also lead to the construction of bombs, and it is conceivable—though much less certain—that extremely powerful bombs of a new type may thus be constructed. A single bomb of this type, carried by boat and exploded in a port, might very well destroy the whole port together with some of the surrounding territory. However, such bombs might very well prove to be too heavy for transportation by air.

The United States has only very poor ores of uranium in moderate quantities. There is some good ore in Canada and the former Czechoslovakia, while the most important source of uranium is Belgian Congo.

In view of this situation you may think it desirable to have some permanent contact maintained between the Administration and the group of physicists working on chain reactions in America. One possible way of achieving this might be for you to entrust with this task a person who has your confidence and who could perhaps serve in an inofficial capacity. His task might comprise the following:

a)  to approach Government Departments, keep them informed of the further development, and put forward recommendations for Government action, giving particular attention to the problem of securing a supply of uranium ore for the United States.

b)  to speed up the experimental work, which is at present being carried on within the limits of the budgets of University laboratories, by providing funds, if such funds be required, through his contacts with private persons who are willing to make contributions for this cause, and perhaps also by obtaining the co-operation of industrial laboratories which have the necessary equipment.

I understand that Germany has actually stopped the sale of uranium from the Czechoslovakian mines which she has taken over. That she should have taken such early action might perhaps be understood on the ground that the son of the German Under-Secretary of State, von Weizsäcker, is attached to the Kaiser-Wilhelm-Institut in Berlin where some of the American work on uranium is now being repeated.

Yours very truly,

Albert Einstein

Einstein himself must have lost some PSQ favor with such later public declarations: “I do not know with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.”

And: “Nuclear power is one hell of a way to boil water.”

Tesla’s elegant quote about his suppression by the PSQ: “I am unwilling to accord to some small-minded and jealous individuals the satisfaction of having thwarted my efforts. These men are to me nothing more than microbes of a nasty disease.”


In Part Two:

—   “…nasty disease” autopsy

—  Tesla’s gifts to humanity—selectively suppressed or embraced

—  Is another Tesla possible?

—  “…wheelwork of nature”, and PSQ power—both illuminated by Nikola Tesla

Rand Clifford lives in Spokane, Washington. His novels, CASTLING, TIMING, and Priest Lake Cathedral are published by StarChief Press. Contact for Rand Clifford: [email protected]

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  1. I have always thought that Elon Musk, whom I consider to be a silly man, a scammer and a con-artist, chose the name Tesla for “his” vehicles in a deliberate attempt to cover up and bury Tesla’s real legacy. That it is not even a rather silly attempt at riding the wave of Tesla’s genius, (because by now nobody knows anymore who Tesla is anyway) but a much more sinister plot: to eradicate Tesla and his legavy for mankind, his genius free-energy device. I believe that Musk is a frontman, much like Zuckerberg and Bezos, immoral fools, jewish puppets, that are being used to prevent the people from being able to perceive what is really going on. If you simply apply the good old search-engine of following the money, it leads to global corporations that own the people by making them dependent on the energy-pimps. But most people do not WANT to know. They do not want to follow the trail of the money to the truth, but rather the leader of the herd.

  2. Same happend to the knowledge about Skalarwaves and is discredited even today in the time of waves by phones

  3. There is abundant evidence that Einstein was a plagiarist and a fraud.

    Just fire up a search engine and go for it.

  4. “Why was I never taught how “money” is created? ”

    I’ll bet you still don’t know.

    Money is created by traders (like you and me) and only traders … and it has always been that way. All other instances are counterfeiting.

    Money is provably and obviously “an in-process promise to complete a trade over time and space”. Once the promise is made and recorded and the money is created, the trader delivers periodically as promised (think of yourself delivering on a house or auto purchase promise over time) . When he has completed the periodic delivery, all the money “he” created, he has returned and it is no longer in circulation … it is destroyed. They money can inflate or deflate … zero to begin with … zero to end with … no inflation possible.

  5. “However, I was able to find 3 people that replied: “Nikola Tesla”. All middle-aged vintage. Yes, five percent were actually aware of, perhaps, humanity’s most important person, Nikola Tesla.”

    I’ve been running an on-going poll of those who want to engage me in some conversation on current events. To assess their information sources, I first ask the “Why did WTC7″ fall down.” They invariably know nothing about it. So I show them video and tell them about it. And I get a clear display of “cognitive dissonance”.

    My poll is now out of 309 people polled so far, 17 knew anything about WTC7. This is just 5.5% … similar to the findings about Tesla. Seems only about 5% of the people are capable of escaping the propaganda and indoctrination which passes for democracy (which can’t work with more than 50 people involved anyway) … yet they all vote and praise our veterans.

    I’m left wondering what it means to be a patriot when you’re an occupied country with a government filled in every position by your enemies?

    • The original ideology behind Patriotism in the US, is closer to anarchism than allegiance to any government.
      Christian dominionism and capitalism, have hijacked the term and associated it with a flag, a cross with some dead guy on it, and war planes.
      The Iroquois confederacy and it’s structure was appealing to many, in contrast to the authoritarian Monarchy model, which our democracy now more closely resembles. The opposite term, was Loyalists. The new loyalists are those who advocate for capitalism/colonialism/dominionism on behalf of religions and the British model of law and conquest. Everything we thought we escaped followed us here and now the stench is appalling.
      Tax the religions and cut the snakes head. The small minded and fearful are not fit to rule.

    John W. Gofman, M.D., Ph.D.
    Birth: September 21, 1918 in Cleveland, Ohio., Died 2007
    • Grade and high school in Cleveland. A.B. in Chemistry from Oberlin College, 1939.
    • Ph.D. in Nuclear/Physical Chemistry from the University of California at Berkeley, 1943. Dissertation: Discovery of Pa-232, U-232, Pa-233, and U-233. Proof of the slow and fast neutron fissionability of U-233. Discovery of the 4n + 1 radioactive series.
    • M.D. from the School of Medicine, University of California at San Francisco, 1946. Internship in internal medicine at the University of California Hospital, San Francisco, 1946-1947.
    • Gofman produced the first plutonium for the Atomic Bomb. After that he spent his life on both cancer and heart disease problems for human health. He was the world authority on radiation and public health.
    • I urge everyone to read the Plowboy Interview at the link above, which describes what happened to him and Dr. Arthur Tamplin when they blew the whistle on the plans of the AEC and Congress to build 1000 nuclear power plants and make many nuclear explosions to release natural gas. He went up against his own advisor Glenn T. Seaborg, Nobel Laureate and Chairman of the AEC. He placed the public interest first and paid the price. This was a top chemist and physicist and medical doctor with a conscience. He won many awards and should have been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.

  7. Quote:
    “ladimir Aleksandrovich Fock, (born Dec. 22 [Dec. 10, Old Style], 1898, St. Petersburg, Russia—died Dec. 27, 1974, Leningrad, Russia, U.S.S.R. [now St. Petersburg, Russia]), Russian mathematical physicist who made seminalcontributions to quantum mechanics and the general theory of relativity.
    Fock became progressively deaf at a young age because of injuries sustained during military service in World War I. In 1922 he graduated from Petrograd University (Saint Petersburg State University), and he taught there from 1924, becoming a professor in 1932. The Hartree-Fock equation, improved by him in 1930, became a basic approximation method for calculations involving multielectron atoms in quantumchemistry. He also introduced the Fock representation (1928) for a quantum oscillator, particularly important in quantum field theory; the Fock space with varying dimensions (1932) to legitimize the second quantization (many-body formalism); and the method of Fock functionals (1934) for treating systems with an indeterminate number of particles in quantum electrodynamics. In 1926 Fock and several other physicists independently proposed a relativistic generalization of the Austrian physicist Erwin Schrödinger’s wave equation.
    Fock was arrested on phony political charges in 1937, during the Great Purge, but he was quickly released thanks to the Russian physicist Pyotr Kapitsa,…”

    • “Fock was arrested on phony political charges in 1937, during the Great Purge, but he was quickly released thanks to the Russian physicist Pyotr Kapitsa, who appealed directly to Joseph Stalin. In 1939 Fock solved the problem of the motion of ponderable bodies (objects with appreciable mass) in Albert Einstein’s general relativity by using harmonic coordinates. In 1939 Fock was elected a full member of the U.S.S.R. Academy of Sciences (he had been a corresponding member since 1932). Fock also developed philosophical interpretations of relativity and quantum mechanics that he considered consistent with Marxism.” Vladimir Fock was the best of the best easily as good or better than Einstein but he has been buried in books just like many others likely by the usual suspects. Fock was not a fan of Einstein. Read his book on General Relativity about 1958. I had a professor the late Joe Callaway who used this book in an advanced graduate course. Otherwise I would likely be ignorant of this fact too.

  8. I think there are a number of Tesla’s now in the world. And like him, they have reasoned, that unless it is for the benefit of all humanity, there is no point to invention or science. So, there are things waiting, knowing, that if brought forth now, it would simply be trampled by a stampede of ignorance and greed. Most of the gifted among us, are immediately apprehended and channeled into banal insanity never to recover.

    “The day science begins to study non-physical phenomena, it will make more progress in one decade than in all the previous centuries of its existence.”
    ― Nikola Tesla. – born on the day of manifestation of Lightening, and energy from water falls, in the many thousands of years old 260 day calendar.

    • ““The day science begins to study non-physical phenomena, it will make more progress in one decade than in all the previous centuries of its existence.””

      Well then you need to read “A History of the Theories of Aether and Electricity” by Whitaker. “All” the real advances came from people who were able to see the failures of the mathematical gymnastics by keeping an eye on the “real” physical phenomena they were experiencing and measuring. The descriptions of the work of Fresnel are particularly revealing in this book.

  9. Eric Dollard knows a great deal about Tesla and the history of Electricity. The video titled Eric Dollard – The History and Theory of Electricity is especially good.

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