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Re: [ontolog-forum] Self Interest Ontology

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From: John F Sowa <sowa@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 08 Apr 2012 21:20:38 -0400
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I hit the send button too soon.  I just wanted to add
a bit more to the following note.    (01)

> That sounds like someone more interested in his contribution
> and legacy, rather than an issue of financial management.    (02)

Tesla had many kinds of obsessive-compulsive quirks, and
I suspect that he had some sort of borderline autism or
Asperger's syndrome.    (03)

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Subject: Re: [ontolog-forum] Self Interest Ontology
Date: Sun, 08 Apr 2012 21:12:48 -0400
From: John F Sowa <sowa@xxxxxxxxxxx>
To: ontolog-forum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx    (04)

On 4/8/2012 5:07 PM, John Bottoms wrote:
> As I understood it, Tesla sold his patents to Westinghouse for a
> significant amount of money. Westinghouse later came back to him and
> explained that he didn't have the funds to develop the patents, and
> Tesla returned the money minus what he owed on his lab.    (05)

The issues were very complicated, and it's been a while since I
read the details.  In any case, a good agent would have made
a better deal that would have guaranteed him a pension.    (06)

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