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Viktor Schauberger - greatest inventor no one's ever heard of
Reviewed in the United States on August 28, 2011
Viktor Schauberger was an absolute genius, easily the equal of an Albert Einstein or a Nikola Tesla. He came from a family of foresters, and many of his early ideas came from watching the movement of water and fish in the forests he protected.
His knowledge was tapped by Hitler during WWII, leading the Allies to the suspicion that he might have been affiliated with the Nazis. He wasn't, but it is understandable why someone back then might have had concerns in that regard.
Schauberger's scientific contributions were many, and included some of the most mind-boggling ideas about propulsion of aircraft that have ever been produced. Even today, his ideas are light years beyond anything we have in production; at least the stuff our military/government will admit to. After Schauberger was released from military custody at the end of the war, he remarked that the Allies had confiscated his research and it was never returned to him. To the best of my knowledge, the research materials taken from him have to this day, never been declassified or released. That's not bad for 70 or 80 year old ideas, eh?
Perhaps his greatest contribution is his work regarding water, and its conservation. He produced water chutes to bring timber down out of the mountains that were copied the world over. He employed principles to work with the water that had never been considered before. For instance, he maintained, and rightfully so, that water has greater energetic capacity when it is chilled. The cooling of water and regulation of its temperature was one attribute of his timber chutes that made them work. No one believed what he said would work until he proved it by building a working prototype and proving it.
His single most mind-boggling idea is that virtually all our technology today is based upon the explosion. For example, in our cars, the engine works by combustion, with explosions pushing pistons, etc. This, says Schauberger, is absolutely the opposite of the way Nature works. Nature produces its energy through a process of implosion, which, he maintained, produces far more work capacity, while causing little or no environmental pollution. If he is correct, and there is every reason to believe he is absolutely correct, our entire technological foundation is heading us for some ultimate burnout. It cannot be sustained, and in attempting to do so it will continue to waste and destroy all our resources. It may yet be possible to turn this around by adopting the concept of implosion technology, but it remains to be seen if the economic powers of the world will have enough wisdom to pursue this course, or if they will ride the train of greed all the way until the tracks fall off the cliff.
I could go on and on, but you really need to read this book to get even a small idea of the scope of this man's thinking and his contributions. Like several other figures from the past, Schauberger's is a name that is only now beginning to be appreciated for the contributions he made, and the contributions the further implementation of his ideas are yet capable of making.