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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Holding to the scientists' experiences as all important, I define universe, including
both the physical and metaphysical, as follows : The universe is the aggregate of
all of humanity's consciously-apprehended and communicated experience ...
Man thus began for the first time to really employ his intellect in the most
important way. He discovered how to use energy as matter in the form of levers,
shafts, gear trains, and dams, and how to take advantage of and use the energy
... inexorably synergistic multiplication of ever-increasing numbers of humanity's
ever-increasing forward days, in this century alone we have gone from less than i
per cent of humanity being able to survive in any important kind of health and ...
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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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