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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Because world societies thought mistakenly of their local politicians , who were
only the stooges of the Great Pirates , as being realistically the head men ,
society went to them to get the industrial and economic machinery going again .
The pressures on the politicians are lowered , and the lack of implementation is
expeditiously shrugged off because of seemingly more pressing , seemingly
higher priority , new demands for the money . The most pressing of those
demands is ...
While no politician or political system can ever afford to yield understandably and
enthusiastically to their adversaries and opposers , all politicians can and will
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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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