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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63 ceptions such as the discrete energy quanta and the atomic nucleus
components of the fundamental physical discontinuity, all experiences are finite.
Physical experiments have found no solids, no continuous surfaces or lines—
... its weakest link, which concept fails to consider, for instance, the case of an
endlessly interlinked chain of atomically self-renewing links of omni-equal
strength or of an omni-direction- ally interlinked chain matrix of ever renewed
atomic links ...
137 66; savings as fossil fuels, 87, 122; in synergetics, 88; finite, 89; harnessing
of, 123— 24; atomic exploitation of, 124 Entropy: energy systems eventually run
down, 37; assumed universe subject to, 89; wealth as anti-entropy, 93— 94, ...
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