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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Having adequately defined the whole system we may proceed to subdivide
progressively. This is accomplished through progressive division into two parts —
one of which, by definition, could not contain the answer— and discarding of the
To start with, we will now progressively subdivide universe and isolate the
thinkable concept by bits through progressively dismissing residual irrelevancies.
Our first isolated bit is the system, which at maximum is the starry macrocosmic
and at ...
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 things, not on a political-schism basis, as for
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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
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