Nikola Tesla in his laboratory

Nikola Tesla in his laboratory

S+ Stimulant: Thinking like Tesla


We won’t drone on about how much we adore Nikola Tesla, but we have to admit that here at Seymour he’s become rather an obsession. Brilliant in too many ways to count, he’s the epitome of the maverick genius. Much is available about his life and accomplishments on the internet, so we won’t go into detail here.

We just wanted to offer this quote of his that we recently came across. It’s exactly the sort of wild What If? connective thought process  and inductive reasoning that we hope to encourage.

“Alpha waves in the human brain are between 6 and 8 hertz. The wave frequency of the human cavity resonates between 6 and 8 hertz. All biological systems operate in the same frequency range. The human brain’s alpha waves function in this range and the electrical resonance of the earth is between 6 and 8 hertz. Thus, our entire biological system – the brain and the earth itself – work on the same frequencies. If we can control that resonate system electronically, we can directly control the entire mental system of humankind.” -Nikola Tesla

Pretty cool, huh? Why not try the brain game yourself? Reach beyond conventional thought. It’s good exercise.


Published: February 25th, 2014

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