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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To understand the development of intellectual specialization, which is our first
objective, we must study further the comprehensive intellectual capabilities of the
sea leaders in contradistinction to the myriad of physical, muscle, and craft-skill ...
This is the beginning of schools and colleges and the beginning of intellectual
specialization. Of course, it took great wealth to start schools, to have great
teachers, and to house, clothe, feed, and cultivate both teachers and students.
Only the ...
principles of physical universe did man learn to use his intellect effectively. Once
man comprehended that any tree would serve as a lever his intellectual
advantages accelerated. Man freed of special-case superstition by intellect has
had his ...
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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
origins of specialization
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