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.
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March 7, 2011 - PRLog -- Explorer, scientist and Jacksonville, Florida author, Bruce Nappi, has just released two volumes of his new book series LIARS!  The books present over 40 major discoveries that answer many of the most critical unanswered questions of the ages, including why we have so much chaos and strife in modern society.  Difficult psychological and philosophical discoveries are explained using everyday language in a readable, exciting novel format.  The discoveries affect every part of our culture, making the books interesting and valuable reading for everyone who seeks understanding and improvement for today's society.

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:  government, religion, science, education, law, medicine, and even the U.S. Constitution, are challenged and shown to be corrupt.  A unified structure emerges which becomes the basis for a new social structure for mankind.

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; first infrared fiber optic probe for direct measurement of human blood chemistry; first practical solution for content addressable memory which can speed up computer processing over a thousand times. He is currently Administrative Director for CSESaR, the Center for Simulation Education and Safety Research, University of Florida, College of Medicine, Jacksonville, Florida.

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 The books are available at

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LIARS! Vol. 1: Scout to the Pole
LIARS! Vol. 2: Escape to Insanity

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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.

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