Originally published on CleanTechnica.
Tesla doesn’t make commercials, but that hasn’t stopped dozens of commercials from popping up all over the web. What’s awesome and inspiring about them is that they are made by the fans. Tesla doesn’t support or endorse any of them, but they just keep bubbling up. The cherry on top is that they just keep getting better.
The video poses an extremely relevant question, framing up the current state of the earth starting with our earliest roots, crafting a story forward, on into the conquest of space. It argues the case for the evolution not from one species into another but of one species into the possibility, into the future, into the greatness that we are capable of.
The question is posed tenuously as if the author was uncertain of our ability as a species to see beyond itself to the greater good. Not only to other humans but to other species and to the planet as a whole. This is the battle currently being waged with climate change — are humans too greedy to be honest with themselves about proven, scientific fact?
On top of that tension, Tesla is mixed into the fold, as if being held up as an example of one of the mandatory, evolutionary stepping stones along the path out of the pit we have dug. The path out of selfishness into self-realization. The path to our destiny not as individuals but as the human race.
Hat tip to Green Car Reports for the video.