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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Confined to the quarter of the Earth's surface which is dry land it is easy to see how they came to specialize further as farmers or hunters - or , commanded by their leader , became 1 comprehensive propensities.
The men who were able to establish themselves on the oceans had also to be extraordinarily effective with the sword upon both land and sea . They had also to have great anticipatory vision , great ship designing capability ...
You divide up the other man's ships in battle or you best him when several of his ships are hauled out on the land for repairs . They also had a grand strategy of anticipatory divide and conquer . Anticipatory divide and conquer was ...
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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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