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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103 states, both public and private, amounting to only three billion dollars, it is
preposterous to think of humanity's most brilliant and powerful leaders electing to
invest their "all" of three billion dollars in a "thousand times more expensive" ...
If it can't have a workable, let alone favorable balance, how can these half-billion
people participate in world intercourse? Millions of Hindus have never heard of
America, let alone the international monetary system. Said Kipling "East is east ...
Each of our four billion humans' shares of the Spaceship Earth's resources as yet
today amount to two-hundred billion tons. It is also to be remembered that despite
the fact that you are accustomed to thinking only in dots and lines and a little ...
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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
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