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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But the people of those islands never had the ambition to go out and conquer the
world . As a people they were manipulated by the top pirates and learned to
cheer as they were told of their nation ' s world prowess . The topmost Great
Millions of Hindus have never heard of America , let alone the international
monetary system . Said Kipling “ East is east and west is west and never the
twain shall meet . " . As a consequence of the Great Pirates ' robbing Indo - China
I will never own another . I have not given up driving . I began to leave my cars at
airports - never or only infrequently getting back to them . My new pattern
requires renting new cars at the airports as needed . I am progressively ceasing
to own ...
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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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