In a "Liberty" magazine article entitled "A Machine to End War," G.S. Viereck, a friend of Tesla's and a Nazi spokesperson, reported on what Tesla believed the world would be like in the years 2035 and 2100.
Like a flash of lightning and in an instant the truth was revealed. I drew with a stick on the sand the diagrams of my motor. A thousand secrets of nature which I might have stumbled upon accidentally I would have given for that one which I had wrestled from her against all odds and at the peril of my existence.