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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Technology was going from wire to wireless , from track to trackless , from pipe to
pipeless , and from visible structural muscle to the invisible chemical element
strengths of metallic alloys and electro - magnetics . The Great Pirates came out
Our muscle is very meager as compared to the muscles of many animals . Our
integral muscles are as nothing compared to the power of a tornado or the atom
bomb which society contrived - in fear - out of the intellect ' s fearless discoveries
Then man connected this revolving shaft by pulley belts to other pulleys on other
shafts which drove machines to do many metabolically - regenerating tasks in a
way unmatchable by man ' s muscle power alone . Man thus began for the first ...
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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
comprehensively commanded automation
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