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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I call these sea mastering people the great outlaws or Great Pirates— the G. P.'s
— simply because the arbitrary laws enacted or edicted by men on the land could
not be extended effectively to control humans beyond their shores and out upon ...
Semi-democracy accepts the dictatorship of a majority in establishing its arbitrary,
ergo, unnatural, laws. True democracy discovers by patient experiment and
unanimous acknowledgement what the laws of nature or universe may be for the
These are the synergetic rules that evolution is employing and trying to make
clear to us. They are not man-made laws. They are the infinitely accommodative
laws of the intellectual integrity governing universe. R. Buckminster Fuller's
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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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