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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synergy. The word is obviously not a popular word. Synergy is the only word in
our language that means behavior of whole systems unpre- dicted by the
separately observed behaviors of any of the system's separate parts or any
He can't extend his life with that kind of wealth unless he can persuade the one
passenger who has a life-jacket to yield that only means of extending one life in
exchange for one crazy moment's sense of possession of all the billionaire's ...
It cannot be exhausted, cannot be spent, which means exhausted. We realize
that the word "spending" is now scientifically meaningless and is therefore
obsolete. I referred earlier to man's discovery of the lever. Having used levers for
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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
origins of specialization
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