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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Amongst the strugglers we had cunning leaders who said , “ Follow me , and we '
ll make out better than the others . ” It was the most powerful and shrewd of these
leaders who , as we shall see , invented and developed specialization .
103 states , both public and private , amounting to only three billion dollars , it is
preposterous to think of humanity ' s most brilliant and powerful leaders electing
to invest their " all ” of three billion dollars in a “ thousand times more expensive ...
You may gain great confidence from the fact that your fellow men , some of them
your great labor leaders , are already aware and eager to educate their own rank
and file on the fallacy of opposition to automation . I have visited more than ...
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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
comprehensively commanded automation
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