Another wonderful stay was Sweden, as it has been with every stop. I am including several photos of the city we stayed in, and other sights along the way, so you have an idea of what we are seeing at each location of our journey.
We always try to spend as much time as possible to meet with our members and others who help to make the lectures possible. Very often we all squeeze into the hotel rooms Jacque and I are staying at or move to a restaurant for meals.
The lecture in Sweden was a success and just a few seats from being sold out.
There was one member of the movement who worked as a chef hired out to private homes for larger parties. His boss, although we never met him, is a supporter of The Venus Project, and twice hosted over 40 people for dinner in our time there. The food was amazing and the conversation was always significant.
Besides meeting fantastic people from Sweden, a friend from Uruguay was there who had been to Venus, Florida for one of our Tours.
A local science museum had an exhibit about the history of aircraft and space travel. This being of interest to Jacque and myself a group of us went to the exhibit. Like many museums we see the displays did not explain much to the general public.
What we found significant were a few very small monitors showing the first attempts to fly. I have seen several of these before but here they showed about twenty variations of early flight attempts.
Several people viewing these flight experiments were laughing probably thinking they should know better but this is not the case; this is how all invention is arrived at through people contributing little by little in order to make progress. It started with what looks like very crude attempts in the beginning because people did not know anything about it. These were people who were curious and put their own lives on the line to find out. There were thousands of attempts at flight before the Wright Brothers got off the ground. People don’t really acknowledge the work of those who went before the Wright Brothers as being just as important. The Wright Brothers learned what didn’t work from all those who went before and took it from there.
Instead of showing these first attempts of early flight on small monitors lost in the middle of the room, this would be a wonderful teaching exhibit if it showed progressively many aircraft designs and what the influences were to arrive at each successive phase. This would show children especially that there are no great men or women. All developments were serially evolved, and many people scarified their lives at an attempt to achieve flight. Children would have a better understanding of what it takes to advance ideas and the effort that is exerted to arrive at new inventions.
Off to Denmark next.