Nikola Tesla has been hailed as many things, inventor, genius, etc., but as a hero of so-called “men’s rights” activists? Apparently so, reports PaleoFuture:
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Nikola Tesla is celebrated as a genius who had an amazing ability to envision the future. He predicted cellphones, television, and even elements of the internet long before any of these things existed. But he also had some weird ideas about the social issues of tomorrow. Which is why he’s become an unlikely hero in the so-called Men’s Rights community of today.
Despite his brilliance with all things technological, Tesla’s views on the social structure of the future were sometimes rather unfortunate. He advocated for the principles of eugenics and forced sterilization to ensure that only humans with the most desirable traits could reproduce. And he insisted that men would one day be forced to submit to women.
The inventor imagined a society structured like that of the bee — where male grunts do the heavy lifting and are otherwise only used for breeding purposes.