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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This means that the potentially-integratable— techno-economic advantages
accruing to society from the myriad specializations are not comprehended integra
- tively and therefore are not realized, or they . / are realized only in negative
We get back to great, powerful men of the sword, exploiting their prowess
fortuitously and ambitiously, surrounded by the abysmal ignorance of world
society. We find early society struggling under economic conditions wherein less
than 1 per ...
Nor did society realize in 1929 that the Great Pirates had become extinct.
However, world society was fully and painfully aware of the economic paralysis.
Society consisted then, as now, almost entirely of specialized slaves in education
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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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