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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It was the most powerful and shrewd of these leaders who, as we shall see,
invented and developed specialization. Looking at the total historical pattern of
man around the Earth and observing that three-quarters of the Earth is water, it
So the Great Pirates' Leonardos invented navies. Then, of course, they had to
control various resource-supplying mines, forests, and lands with which and
upon which to build the ships and establish the industries essential to building, ...
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
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origins of specialization
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