Things To Remember If I Ever Become an Evil Overlord - StumbleUpon. Welcome to Strangeusa.com! - StumbleUpon. Tesla - Master of Lightning: A Weapon to End War - StumbleUpon. Tesla inherited from his father a deep hatred of war. Throughout his life, he sought a technological way to end warfare.
He thought that war could be converted into, "a mere spectacle of machines. " In 1931 Tesla announced to reporters at a press conference that he was on the verge of discovering an entirely new source of energy. Asked to explain the nature of the power, he replied, "The idea first came upon me as a tremendous shock... I can only say at this time that it will come from an entirely new and unsuspected source. "