Operating manual for spaceship earth
Simon and Schuster, 1969 - 143 Seiten
R. Buckminster Fuller's Operating Manual for Spaceship Earth, published in 1969, imagines our species as a crew, united by a shared fate, on a tiny spaceship traveling through infinity. It can be read even today as the most intelligent metaphor for thinking about humankind on this planet. Fuller accepted the challenge pre-sented by this metaphor, using his inventions & writings to contribute to the safe operations of Spaceship Earth. This title is an exact facsimile of the 1969 edition.
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The required and scientifically designed secrecy of the sea operations thus
pulled a curtain that hid the Leonardos from public view, popular ken, and
recorded history. Finally, the sea-dwelling Leonardos became Captains of the
ships or even ...
Spaceship Earth was so extraordinarily well invented and designed that to our
knowledge humans have been on board it for two million years not even knowing
that they were on board a ship. And our spaceship is so superbly designed as to
I would say that designed into this Spaceship Earth's total wealth was a big safety
factor which allowed man to be very ignorant for a long time until he had
amassed enough experiences from which to extract progressively the system of ...
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LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - Paulagraph - LibraryThing
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
LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - HadriantheBlind - LibraryThing
What, forty-four years on, is the future of Spaceship Earth? Ol' Bucky does, to his credit, grasp some essential truths about our environmental position. We have limited resources, we consume too much ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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