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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If you are in a shipwreck and all the boats are gone , a piano top buoyant enough
to keep you afloat that comes along makes a fortuitous life preserver . But this is
not to say that the best way to design a life preserver is in the form of a piano top
There comes a money bill a year later for implementation and with it the political
criteria of assessing wealth by which the previous year ' s bill would now
seemingly “ cost too much . ” So compromises follow compromises . Frequently ,
... we realize that reorganization of humanity ' s economic accounting system and
its implementation of the total commonwealth capability by total world society ,
aided by the computer ' s vast memory and high speed recall comes first of all of ...
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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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