African Pump

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In the context of [[Free Energy]] claims, an '''African Pump''' is  a promised but unfulfilled philanthropic act, wherein the claimed device will be applied to a real-wold need and contributed to an identified, wanting group - such as an impoverished sub-Saharan African village. Such a promise appears to lend credibility to the [[contrapreneur]]'s claims, though it is nothing more than a cynical ruse.  
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In the context of [[Free Energy]] claims, an '''African Pump''' is  a promised but unfulfilled philanthropic act, wherein the claimed device will be applied to a real-world need and contributed to an identified, wanting group - such as an impoverished sub-Saharan African village. Such a promise appears to lend credibility to the [[contrapreneur]]'s claims, though it is nothing more than a cynical ruse.  
  
 
The term derives from a widely-known promise made by [[Steorn]] Ltd. to provide [[Orbo]]-powered water pumps to a village in Kenya; neither the Orbo devices, nor the African Pump's ever materialized.  
 
The term derives from a widely-known promise made by [[Steorn]] Ltd. to provide [[Orbo]]-powered water pumps to a village in Kenya; neither the Orbo devices, nor the African Pump's ever materialized.  

Latest revision as of 02:48, 15 July 2011

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