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Gerald Celente on “the biggest element that could change the world in a positive way”
Cold Fusion Now ^ | May 6, 2013 | Ruby Carat

Posted on 05/12/2013 3:08:30 AM PDT by Kevmo

. Gerald Celente on “the biggest element that could change the world in a positive way”

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Gerald Celente is singular in his field.

Founder of the Trends Institute and their signature publication Trends Journal, he features new energy in his forecasting work. An early subscriber to Infinite Energy magazine and friend to Eugene Mallove, Celente has been following and writing about cold fusion since 1989.

Why is he so alone among forecasters? Gerald Celente answers in this CFN exclusive.

“Whether it’s infinite energy, or the economy or geopolitics, people have belief systems, and it’s very hard to break out of them, so they have a very narrow vision of the future,” says Celente.

“For example, in the political realm people will say things like I’m a Republican or a Democrat, I’m a liberal, I’m a conservative, I’m left-wing or right-wing. We don’t care who you are or what you believe in. We just look at the facts. It’s what is.”

“And to think that here we are in the 21st century and fossil fuels are our main source of energy, it’s a fossil idea.”

For the rationale, Celente loosely quotes from his nationally bestselling book Trends 2000: How to Prepare for and Profit from the Changes of the 21st Century published January 1, 1997 and translated into eight different languages:

“Looking back from Galileo to the Wright brothers to Wegener and his theory of continental drift, all through the history of science, there’s a sequence of breakthrough discoveries that are automatically dismissed and derided by the establishment of the day.”

“Newspapers ignored the Wright brothers’ flight in 1903. Scientific American claimed it was a hoax. ‘For the next five years – with the Wright Brothers routinely flying test-flights around the field at Kitty Hawk – experts continued to argue that heavier-than-air machines were scientifically impossible.’”

“And the special interests are big roadblocks. Do you think the coal or oil or gas industry wants to see a competitor that could put them out of business?” he asks. “Can you imagine Exxon Mobile going out of business? Think of what refrigeration did to the ice business. There’s no more icemen around!”

“There are special interests that have their ideas of what the future should look like and whether it’s going in that direction or not. They are blinded by their desk-vision, and I have no interest in special interests.”

“In the end, people want results”

“I go back to those days when Infinite Energy magazine was born. I remember what happened with Fleischmann and Pons, and their inability to replicate the experiments,” Celente recalls.

Magazine covers on May 8, 1989

“I don’t know if it was a matter of money or a matter of science, I don’t judge those things. But going back to those days, I can tell you the high-expectations for an alternative energy were actually much higher than they are today. For someone who has been writing about it all those years, I remember the excitement and the massive coverage it was getting.”

And he doesn’t mean the conventional alternatives of wind, solar, geothermal or bio-fuel.

“Whether it’s cold fusion or hydrino power, whatever it might be, when the results are there, they’ll forget who said what, and who was right or wrong. But now, I can’t believe that we’re so locked into the 19th and 20th century ideas of energy and its potential.”

“If we could build an atom bomb to fight a war with a Manhattan Project that wasn’t compromised by special interests – we could have a Manhattan Project of alternative energy, if the will was there, and the money was there, and if the special interests weren’t there.”

“Necessity is the mother of invention, and I think out of necessity, we’re going to see that new invention, if it doesn’t come first out of the human spirit. But again, there’s so much holding it back.”

“The biggest factor, of course, is money”

Regarding the problems that independent labs have protecting their intellectual work, Celente says, “We’ve written about the strangle-hold the patent office has on new patents, too. Without the achievable goal and the money, it’s all small ventures, and people are trying to protect their rights as well as trying to develop the system, so it’s very difficult without the money.”

He wonders when the billionaires are going to “do something really big with their money. They could make this thing happen in no time.”

According to Celente, an angel isn’t the answer, just “an enlightened human being.”

“When I wrote my book Trend Tracking back in 1988, the government had spent $13 trillion fighting the Cold War. That number’s probably quadrupled since then.”

“Look at the moronic things they’re doing every day: fighting wars, losing old ones, starting new ones. Look at the money they wasted on this F35; it’s going to cost a trillion dollars. That could have brought us an alternative energy.”

He continued, “As of March 31, the United States Congress appropriated more than $54 billion to support the ANSF Afghan National Security Forces – just this year. This is according to military.com. And as of March 31, the United States has spent $10.4 billion on equipment and vehicles, meaning the American tax-payer paid for that.”

“Neither the will or the money is there,” he declares.

“Alternative energy could change the entire economic paradigm. It is the biggest, biggest element I see that could change the world in a positive way.”

“Imagine being off the grid and getting all the energy you could need. Imagine how our foreign policy, and that of the rest of the world, would change. There would be no Iraq war, there would be no Libyan war. It was about oil, it certainly wasn’t about weapons of mass destruction and ties to Al Qaeda, they didn’t have any. But Libya has some of the finest sweet crude oil on the planet. The whole middle east situation changes.”

“To me, at this time, alternative energy is the holy grail of civilization”

“It could be much bigger, for example, than the dot.com boom, and the whole Internet revolution. You saw what that did. This could trump that by thousands of times. It’s one of our most important discoveries waiting to happen that could really be a civilization-changer.”

“But as my father would say, may his soul rest in peace, ‘don’t get upset, we’re dealing with people who have little minds.’ So that’s it, we’re dealing with people with little minds, and they just can’t see the big picture.”

“Scientific and industrial opposition may slow the energy revolution”, writes Celente, but they will not stop it, and we can look forward to “a revolution on the order of the discovery of fire”, making it possible for people to live the alternative lifestyles they believe in.

From Trends 2000: The energy revolution will be the single-biggest investment opportunity of the twenty-first century. Its ramifications will extend to practically every aspect of human and planetary life. To profit from the trend, potential investors should start familiarizing themselves with the field thoroughly and immediately, and keep abreast of developments before they become official. Recommended reading Infinite Energy magazine Post Office Box 2816 Concord, New Hampshire –Gerald Celente Trends 2000

Freed from reliance upon established institutions and infrastructures, access to free energy can “make a life of voluntary simplicity, self-sufficiency and techno-tribalism” based in a “psychology of inner freedom”.


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Science
KEYWORDS: canr; cmns; coldfusion; lenr

1 posted on 05/12/2013 3:08:30 AM PDT by Kevmo
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2 posted on 05/12/2013 3:09:24 AM PDT by Kevmo ("A person's a person, no matter how small" ~Horton Hears a Who)
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To: Kevmo

I think he has a good sense of what’s going on, and knows about the major players.

But how many times can you hang your hat on “Well, back in 1988 I predicted a snowstorm...?

I mean he sure as heck didn’t predict when they screwed him out of all that cash, did he?

So my recommendation would be listen and learn but take it with a pound of salt!


3 posted on 05/12/2013 3:19:36 AM PDT by djf (Rich widows: My Bitcoin address is... 1ETDmR4GDjwmc9rUEQnfB1gAnk6WLmd3n6)
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To: Kevmo

Well, that certainly convinced me. Scientists derided the Wright brothers so they’re wrong about cold fusion too! Makes perfect sense.

Meanwhile, the E-cat failed its first big test outside Rossi’s lab. No surprise there.


4 posted on 05/12/2013 3:21:59 AM PDT by saganite (What happens to taglines? Is there a termination date?)
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To: saganite

Well, that certainly convinced me.
***Glad to hear it.


5 posted on 05/12/2013 3:25:25 AM PDT by Kevmo ("A person's a person, no matter how small" ~Horton Hears a Who)
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To: Kevmo

I have always liked Celente but I do not know his track record.
He is sometimes a guest on Kook to Kook, but that may be a negative for his credibility.
Has he met ET?


6 posted on 05/12/2013 3:26:06 AM PDT by AlexW
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To: Kevmo
"There’s no more icemen around!"

Au contraire. Jerry Butler is still alive and kicking.

7 posted on 05/12/2013 3:27:18 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: Kevmo
Not aother self promoting huckster! "Gerald Celente’s Dire Predictions For 2012 By majestic on December 20, 2011 in News 48 disinfo.com/2011/12/gerald-celentes-dire-predictions-for-2012/‎ "Gerald Celente of Trends Research International has a habit of predicting nasty events before they happen. He just emailed us his selection of 12 things we’d rather not see in 2012: One megatrend looms on the near horizon. And we forecast that when it strikes, it will be a shock felt around the world. Hyperbole it’s not! Our research has revealed that at the very highest levels of government this megatrend has been seriously discussed. Read on:.................................. 11. Alternative Energy 2012: Even under the cloud of Fukushima, the harnessing of nuclear power is being reinvigorated by a fuel that is significantly safer than uranium and by the introduction of small, modular, portable reactors that reduce costs and construction time. In addition, there are dozens of projects underway that explore the possibility of creating cleaner, competitively priced liquid fuels distilled from natural sources. Plan to start saying goodbye to conventional liquid fuels!" That pretty well covers all bases. After he also predicted the stock market would vary up and down.
8 posted on 05/12/2013 3:51:23 AM PDT by count-your-change (you don't have to be brilliant, not being stupid is enough)
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To: count-your-change

Thanks 4 Bumping The Thread T4BTT

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/chat/2965392/posts?page=19#19


9 posted on 05/12/2013 3:53:59 AM PDT by Kevmo ("A person's a person, no matter how small" ~Horton Hears a Who)
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To: Kevmo

“To me, at this time, alternative energy is the holy grail of civilization”

To any thinking man it is. The realization of unlimited non polluting energy would after a while bring and end to wars..this guy is right. Gov’ts would soon learn the advantages of making the deserts bloom or building vast hydroponic crop producing edifices in deserts. Plenty of a/c, heat, food and entertainment for all. (this would make a great ‘TED TALK’ topic!) There would be almost no limit to what individuals could produce, own or be afforded. Let’s GET WITH IT!


10 posted on 05/12/2013 4:03:29 AM PDT by jimsin
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To: Kevmo

No thanks needed. I think I can make predictions more accurate and as detailed as Gerald’s so here goes:

(1) The Mideast will experience various problems in the coming years.
(2) Oil will be important in U.S. economy.

Remember you heard it here!


11 posted on 05/12/2013 4:05:56 AM PDT by count-your-change (you don't have to be brilliant, not being stupid is enough)
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To: count-your-change

No thanks needed.
***Perhaps you’re right.
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/chat/2965392/posts?page=19#19


12 posted on 05/12/2013 4:15:03 AM PDT by Kevmo ("A person's a person, no matter how small" ~Horton Hears a Who)
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To: jimsin
Gov’ts would soon learn the advantages of making the deserts bloom or building vast hydroponic crop producing edifices in deserts. Plenty of a/c, heat, food and entertainment for all.

I think you give way too much credit to government.

13 posted on 05/12/2013 4:19:27 AM PDT by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: Kevmo
“Whether it’s infinite energy, or the economy or geopolitics, people have belief systems, and it’s very hard to break out of them, so they have a very narrow vision of the future,” says Celente.

The term "infinite energy" sets off the kook detector.

14 posted on 05/12/2013 4:20:52 AM PDT by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: count-your-change
Here's something to cleanse the cold fusion nonsense from your palate.

Big Data And Microseismic Imaging Will Accelerate The Smart Drilling Oil And Gas Revolution

15 posted on 05/12/2013 4:27:20 AM PDT by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: saganite
Wright Brothers Not First to Fly
16 posted on 05/12/2013 4:30:11 AM PDT by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: jimsin
The realization of unlimited non polluting energy would after a while bring and end to wars.

The only thing that will bring an end to wars is the end of humanity.

17 posted on 05/12/2013 5:48:24 AM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: Kevmo
“To me, at this time, alternative energy is the holy grail of civilization”

Which is precisely why governments will oppose any truly viable alternate form of energy.

18 posted on 05/12/2013 5:53:54 AM PDT by newheart (The worst thing the Left ever did was to convince the world it was not a religion.)
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To: Moonman62

gargle, gargle, brush ,brush, brush....ahhhh....much better!....thanks! Fresh breath of reality.


19 posted on 05/12/2013 6:22:42 AM PDT by count-your-change (you don't have to be brilliant, not being stupid is enough)
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To: jimsin
The realization of unlimited non polluting energy would after a while bring and end to wars

Well, that's just silly. Based on the vulgar Marxist idea that all people fight about is money or resources. If that were the case, why are Muslims, many of whom are incredibly wealthy, attacking us?

Was the Cold War a conflict over energy?

Was Stalin motivated by a desire to better provide for his people or to implement the world revolution?

Would Hitler have dropped his plans for conquest if only he'd had cold fusion?

I agree that if cheap, non-polluting energy were widely available, it would eliminate most logical reasons for human conflict. But most human conflict is not based on logical reasons.

20 posted on 05/12/2013 6:43:18 AM PDT by Sherman Logan
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To: Kevmo
“Looking back from Galileo to the Wright brothers to Wegener and his theory of continental drift, all through the history of science, there’s a sequence of breakthrough discoveries that are automatically dismissed and derided by the establishment of the day.”

Parallel construction:

Great artists such as Van Gogh are often not recognized as such by their contemporaries. My art is not beloved of my contemporaries. Therefore I am a great artist.

21 posted on 05/12/2013 6:46:28 AM PDT by Sherman Logan
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To: Kevmo
He has it out for military spending however most leaps in technology are funded by just that. The biggest single user of oil is the US military and much of the sensible research is funded by them: UCSD Proves Marine Algae OK for Biofuels
22 posted on 05/12/2013 8:02:08 AM PDT by Reeses
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To: saganite
Meanwhile, the E-cat failed its first big test outside Rossi’s lab. No surprise there.

I heard the E-cat produces more energy than any possible chemical reaction (except for very dilute solutions of H2O2).

23 posted on 05/12/2013 9:39:40 AM PDT by Toddsterpatriot (Math is hard. Harder if you're stupid.)
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To: saganite
Does anybody else remember Chuck Harder on the radio some years ago with his tales of a perpetual motion "N" machine which you stuck in the ground and got limitless power?

That really didn't work either!!

24 posted on 05/12/2013 11:14:24 AM PDT by oldsalt (There's no such thing as a free lunch.)
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To: Toddsterpatriot

That’s what Rossi said but he sold an E cat to a secret govt buyer and it was recently reported their tests with it were a failure.


25 posted on 05/12/2013 12:21:58 PM PDT by saganite (What happens to taglines? Is there a termination date?)
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To: Sherman Logan

Parallel construction:

Science by consensus
http://www.mail-archive.com/vortex- href=”mailto:l@eskimo.com”>l@eskimo.com/msg79898.html


26 posted on 05/12/2013 2:52:39 PM PDT by Kevmo ("A person's a person, no matter how small" ~Horton Hears a Who)
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To: Sherman Logan

I agree that if cheap, non-polluting energy were widely available, it would eliminate most logical reasons for human conflict. But most human conflict is not based on logical reasons.

***I agree with that. In fact, there’s a bible verse that might prophesy what will happen:

1 Thessalonians 5:3

New International Version (©2011)

While people are saying, “Peace and safety,” destruction will come on them suddenly, as labor pains on a pregnant woman, and they will not escape.


27 posted on 05/12/2013 3:04:31 PM PDT by Kevmo ("A person's a person, no matter how small" ~Horton Hears a Who)
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