What do a light bulb and transformation, raising your vibration, and gurudom have in common?
Disclaimer: I have done NO reading on the topic, so what I am saying is how I would have invented the light bulb… So don’t start arguing with me for factuality: there is possibly none.
What was the genius of Edison? Ask 100 people and none will have the answer. they will simply say: he invented the light bulb. Then you ask: why did he have to do 1,000 unsuccessful experiments to get to the solution that worked? At best people say: because the filament always burned out… but how he solved it, 100 our of 100 people asked, won’t have the answer.
Why, because the genius of Edison is that he went waaaay off the common thinking. The solution wasn’t even near to what everyone thought.
What was the solution?
Let’s first start with the problem: the filament inside the vacuum chamber overheated and burned out, no matter how little oxygen was in the chamber. No matter what gas was in the chamber. In the experiments the filament always burned out.
999 experiments were about the material of the filament and the gas… none worked.
The solution that finally worked was alternating the direction of the current.
When you change the direction of the current, first it has to go to zero, and then back to the same voltage, amperage, but in the opposite direction. The filament, by the way, only cares about the numbers, and those (the numbers) went down to zero… yaaay, the filament had a chance to cool off.
So between two moments of high burning filaments there were a few moments of cooling off filaments. That is the secret of the light bulb.
Now, let’s look at another challenge: the light needed to appear continuous, otherwise it would kill your eyes, right?
From movie making history we know that 24 frames per second gives the illusion of continuity. Alternating current is 60 cycles per second, your monitor does 60, 65, 70 refreshes per second, so it seems that you have a picture all the time, but in fact you have 60 or so pictures with no picture in between.
Now, let’s look at factuality: does the direction need to be alternated, or is it enough to turn on and turn off the electricity, much like when you do Morse code? Of course, from the filament’s point of view it won’t matter.
Now, whether this is what Edison did or not, it won’t matter to us, this is how incandescent light bulbs, monitors, movies work: based on an illusion. Based on our eye’s capacity to hold onto the picture longer than it exists.
Why is this important and why am I bothering you with knowledge that you don’t need?
Because this knowledge sheds light at a human phenomenon that you need to know, otherwise you are screwed.
There is no such thing as maintaining your level of vibration.
Whether you earned it or not, you need to earn it again and again and again. Same in business, same in relationships, same everywhere:
Life has only one constant, and that is change.
The moment something comes to be, it instantly starts to disintegrate. That is the law of entropy, or at least for our use, that is.
This past week I raised my vibration from 940 to 970.
Before that I had stagnated at 940 for quite a few months.
The two things worth examining,
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