He was also known for his obscure theories on magnetism. Little is known of his childhood, aside from the fact that he was not wealthy and achieved only a fourth-grade education. Edward was a sickly boy, and often spent his time inside reading books; he dropped out of school because it bored him, but did develop a yearning for knowledge. Then, after contracting a case of tuberculosis , Leedskalnin moved to the warmer climate of Florida around , where he purchased a small piece of land in Florida City. Over the next 20 years, Leedskalnin putatively constructed and lived within a massive coral monument he called "Rock Gate Park", dedicated to the girl who had left him years before.
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This book, which covers Visions and hallucinations, explains what causes them and summarises how many hallucinations have been caused by each event or activity. He was part inventor, part sculptor, part genius and part magician, and since the magician played a very strong part in his achievements we have placed him in this section.
This however is hardly an explanation, as it appears Edward knew how to levitate , how to levitate great blocks of stone and also how to cut them with precision. When people asked Leedskalnin how he had moved all of the stone by himself, he refused to explain his method and would only reply to whoever was asking with the same statement: " I know the secrets of the people who built the pyramids being those at the site at Giza in Egypt.
His theory was not actually about magnetism at all, but about the forces of attraction and repulsion. Levitate yourself and other things using the forces of attraction and repulsion. Leedskalnin said that scientists of his time were looking in the wrong place for their understanding of electricity and that they were only observing "one half of the whole concept" with "one sided tools of measurement".
For instance:. For instance you can burn wood and flesh. You can destroy the body, but you cannot destroy the magnets that hold together the body. They go somewhere else. Iron has more magnets than wood, and every different substance has a different number of magnets that hold the substance together. If I make a battery with copper for positive terminal and beef for negative terminal I get more magnets out of it than when I used copper for positive terminal and sweet potato for negative terminal.
From this you can see that no two things are alike. Little is known of his childhood, aside from the fact that he was not wealthy and achieved only a fourth-grade education. Edward was a sickly boy, and often spent his time inside reading books; he dropped out of school because it bored him, but did develop a yearning for knowledge.
At the age of 26, he was engaged to marry Agnes Scuffs, a girl ten years younger. However, the girl that Leedskalnin referred to as his "Sweet Sixteen" broke the engagement the night before their wedding, grief stricken and hurt he emigrated to North America where, for a time he found work in various lumber camps in Canada, California, and Texas.
After contracting a case of tuberculosis, Leedskalnin moved to the warmer climate of Florida around , where he purchased a small piece of land in Florida City. Over the next 20 years, Leedskalnin constructed and lived within a massive coral monument he called "Rock Gate Park", dedicated to the girl who had left him years before. He used various basic tools, several made from timber and parts of an old Ford; first he built a house out of coral and timber, then he gradually built the monuments for which he is famous.
In spite of his private nature, he eventually opened his monument to the public, offering tours for 10 cents. This building was originally located in Florida City in the s; then in the mids Leedskalnin hired a truck and driver to move it to its present location on a acre 4.
Edward Leedskalnin of South Florida did just that and much more. Leedskalnin suffered a stroke at one point, either before he left for the hospital or at the hospital. He died twenty-eight days later of pyelonephritis a kidney infection at the age of His death certificate noted that his death was a result of "uremia; failure of kidneys, as a result of the infection and abscess. Navigation Introduction Categories.
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When one thinks of iconic 20 th century pioneers in the fields of engineering and electromagnetism, the genius of Nikola Tesla usually comes to mind. And it all began when he immigrated to the United States from Riga, Latvia at the age of 26, heartbroken his teenage bride-to-be Agnes Scuff, left him the day they were to be married. Upon moving to the U. When he moved it he hired a truck and a driver, but somehow loaded the slabs onto the truckbed alone, under the cover of night, reconstructing them by himself in their current location. Leedskalnin had a fascination with magnetism and developed an interesting worldview based around it. In addition to creating Coral Castle, he published several pamphlets outlining a universal theory of electromagnetism and how it pertained to life on Earth.
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Who Was The Mysterious Ed Leedskalnin, Creator of the Coral Castle?
Edward Leedskalnin On Education:. All those books that people became educated from twenty-five years ago, are wrong now, and those that are good now, will be wrong again twenty-five years from now. So if they are wrong then, they are also wrong now, and the one who is educated from the wrong books is not educated, he is misled. All books that are written are wrong, the one who is not educated cannot write a book and the one who is educated, is really not educated but he is misled and the one who is misled cannot write a book which is correct. Edward Leedskalnin at his Coral Castle. You know they knew nothing but they passed their knowledge of nothing to the coming generations and it went so innocently that nobody noticed it. That is why we are not educated.