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.
9 Seiten stimmen mit dem Suchbegriff "grand strategy" in diesem Buch überein.
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Review: Operating Manual for Spaceship EarthNutzerbericht - Goodreads
It doesn't get good until chapter 5 and starting in chapter 6 it's super fantastic. The historical aspects are shockingly euro-centric but the book and author come from an era where that was the norm. Vollständige Rezension lesen
Review: Operating Manual for Spaceship EarthNutzerbericht - David - Goodreads
This is a loosely-reasoned, jargon-filled, arrogant book. There are a few prescient ideas, but they are greatly outweighed by unwarranted speculation. I expected to like this book given its strong reputation -- not clear where that reputation came from. Vollständige Rezension lesen
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