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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Because our spontaneous initiative has been frustrated, too often inadvertently,
in earliest childhood we do not tend, customarily, to dare to think competently
regarding our potentials. We find it socially easier to go on with our narrow, ...
Powerful though many successors to the Great Pirates' fragmented dominions
may be, no one government, religion, or enterprise now holds the world's
physical or metaphysical initiatives. The metaphysical initiative, too, has gone
... in, 116, 128; production increased by world wars, no; craftsmen in the economy
, 117. See also Tools Information: multiplies wealth, 97 Initiative, 35 Intellect: as
humans' supreme faculty, 53; JVLachine: spaceship Earth as, 52 Macrocosm: as
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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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