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New High Speed Train 100 Times Faster Than Any Now In Use Described
Modern high speed trains are a joke! Steam trains in the 1800's could almost go as fast. Lack of vision of world leaders and greed of universities and business are holding society back.
The U.S. government is now hyping high speed rail. But Americans and the media, as usual, are totally in the dark about this whole story. It's another case of failed leadership and the greed of universities and business holding us back.
Empire State Express engine 999 set an early record: 112 mph. The irony? This was 1893! And! Engine 999 was a STEAM engine! In 1964, the government was pressured to run another challenge. Special interests tried to short circuit the challenge. The contestants were only given ONE MONTH to design, build and test a train, with a very small budget. New York Central's Don Wetzel put a jet engine on a Budd car called the M-497. It hit 188 miles per hour. Remember, this was before we went to the moon. The currently proposed Florida high speed rail is trying to reach, are you ready, 186 mph!
In his new books, Nappi describes a path of innovation devastation at the hands of the government - university - business establishment. The squashing of high speed rail is just one example. Concepts for SUPER high speed trains have been around for a long time. Nappi describes a 1968 MIT class project which explored a train that could go 10,000 mph! Yes, on land!
The books -- LIARS! Vol. 1: Scout to the Pole; and Vol. 2: Escape to Insanity -- are based on Nappi's experience as one of the Eagle Scouts on the 1965 North Pole Expedition. They present an "Atlas Shrugged" philosophical romp through a 3 Stooges run government research world, challenging the most fundamental beliefs of human culture. The coming of age saga is filled with amazing true-life adventures expanded by the insights of 40 years in the rough and tumble world of high tech business intrigue. A life threatening climax in volume 2 finally creates a setting to pull together all the wisdom and lay out a broad and comprehensive explanation for many of the problems modern society can't seem to understand.
Ultimately, the reader will learn how public statements claiming to represent broad "public opinion", are predominantly the voice of a small elite minority intent on maintaining superiority. Mankind's greatest social institutions:
About Bruce Nappi
Bruce Nappi is founder and president of the A3 Society and author of the books LIARS! Vol. 1: Scout to the Pole; and Vol. 2: Escape to Insanity. An award winning scholar, he graduated from MIT with both Bachelors and Masters degrees in Astronautics ( yes, a true MIT rocket scientist ). As an engineer and manager, he used his multi-disciplined technical background to develop leading edge products in medicine, optics, production systems, military systems, and automated testing. His resume is filled with breakthroughs like: the first fully automated system to fabricate dental crowns; fastest DNA sequencing machine in the world (1990); first 512 sensor solid state array for measuring muscle contractions;
Throughout his career, he was dismayed by repeated failures of society to draw on even a fraction of the technical advances available. He was greatly disturbed that, even with ever-growing technical capabilities, the number of poor and starving kept increasing while great wealth continued to concentrate in the hands of a few. When modern communications opened the door to participative democracy, western governments, waving the banner of democracy, hypocritically established legal barriers to keep government decisions in the hands of special interests and legislative aristocrats. This led to his lifelong quest that produced the discoveries presented in the book series LIARS! The A3 Society was founded to promote those discoveries through education. His work is summarized online at A3society.org. The books are available at http://www.smashwords.com/
Bruce Nappi - Nanook *at* A3society *dot* org
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LIARS! Vol. 1: Scout to the Pole http://www.smashwords.com/
LIARS! Vol. 2: Escape to Insanity http://www.smashwords.com/
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About the A3 Society: The A3 Society was formed to gather a community of like-minded people to explore the new social structure outlined in the books LIARS! Vol. 1: Scout to the Pole and LIARS! Vol. 2: Escape to Insanity.