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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Income represents an average return of 5 per cent on capital invested . We may
assume therefore from an estimate of the world ' s annual gross product that the
capital assets , in the form of industrial production , on board our Spaceship Earth
Assuming a lo per cent rate of earnings , this 1970 trillion - dollar product would
mean that a capital base of ten trillion dollars was operative within the United
States alone where the 1810 national leaders had accredited only three billion ...
... his successful and metaphysical metabolic regeneration while ever increasing
the degrees of humanity ' s space and time freedoms from yesterday ' s ignorance
sustaining survival procedure chores and their personal time capital wasting .
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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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