Operating Manual for Spaceship Earth
Simon and Schuster, 1969 - 143 Seiten
Writing in 1969 at the height of confusion about social goals and relevance of traditional values, Fuller provides arguments for a rationally designed, holistically tuned to the natural environment, and peaceful, prosperous human future. This is one of the most readable and basic expressions of Fuller's influential and contagious optimism about our ability to redirect values and fulfill human potential.
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Only our minds are able to discover the generalized principles operating without
exception in each and every special - experience case which if detected and
mastered will give knowledgeable advantage in all instances . Because our ...
... s muscle power alone . Man thus began for the first time to really employ his
intellect in the most important way . He discovered how to use energy as matter in
the form of levers , shafts , gear trains , and dams , and how to take advantage of
But he notes that man must be educated right now to convert his tendency toward
oblivion into a realization of his potential , to a universe - exploring advantage
from his Spaceship Earth . This book is a blueprint for our future . R . Buckminster
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LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - Marse - LibraryThing
The name R. Buckminster Fuller brings up images of geodesic domes for most people. I found a paperback 1973 printing of the 1969 book with a properly psychedelic deconstructed sphere/face on the cover ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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This is a classic, published in 1969, first read by me back in 1970 or 1971, when we thought we would soon experience either the Dawning of the Age of Aquarius or, alternately, the Eve of Destruction ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
origins of specialization
comprehensively commanded automation
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