Tesla Deplored Feminism in 1924

henrymakow.com — Sept 25, 2017

Famous Scientist Felt Un-worthy of Woman as She Used To Be, and Now He Can’t Endure Her Trying to Outdo the Men

Galveston Daily News, Galveston, Texas, page 23. August 10, 1924. Click to enlarge

Galveston Daily News, Galveston, Texas, page 23. August 10, 1924. Click to enlarge

“Practically all the great achievements of man until now have been inspired by his love and devotion to woman. Man has aspired to great things because some woman believed in him, because he wished to command her admiration and respect. For these reasons he has fought for her and risked his life and his all for her time and time again.”

Mr Tesla Explains Why He Will Never Marry

(Abridged by henrymakow.com)

In the past, the reason why Mr. Tesla never married was because his estimation of woman placed her on such a lofty pedestal that he could never bring himself to feel worthy of her. Now that she has, as he feels, stepped down from her pedestal and bartered all her noblest qualities for what is called her “freedom,” he is even more disinclined to matrimony than he was before…
“Now the soft-voiced gentle woman of my reverent worship has all but vanished. In her place has come the woman who thinks that her chief success in life lies in making herself as much as possible like man–in dress, voice and actions, in sports and achievements of every kind.”
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In those words the great electrical genius sums up the reasons for his bachelorhood.
“Women,” says Mr. Tesla, “are becoming stronger than men, both physically and mentally.
“The world has experienced many tragedies, but to my mind the greatest tragedy of all is the present economic condition wherein women strive against men, and in many cases actually succeed in usurping their places in the professions and in industry. This growing tendency of women to overshadow the masculine is a sign of a deteriorating civilization.

 

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