XXXIX - Industry's Power-Creating Processes Are Still Primitive

Primate man discovered the flame. He began to use it by burning large quantities of the stored-up gravity of earth's resources as a _large percentage of fuel to obtain a small amount of heat._
Later he learned how to use the heat for power, but he still used a large amount of fuel to obtain a small amount of radiation for his power.
Industry now has giant furnaces burning vast quantities of fuel for a small amount of radiation which it can use, and a vast wastage which it cannot use.

Hans von Lieven: KeelyTech: Paper on John Ernst Worrell Keely

http://www.keelytech.com/ - Hans von Lieven

I shall confine myself to examining Keely's theories and experiments in the light of today's scientific knowledge and attempt to explain what Keely did in plain modern English, as far as that is possible.

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