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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quired man to be a specialist she would have made him so by having him born
with one eye and a microscope attached to it. / What nature needed man to be
was adap- v tive in many if not any direction; wherefore she gave man a mind as
which made man obsolete as a physical production and control specialist —and
just in time. The computer as superspecialist can persevere, day and night, day
after day, in picking out the pink from the blue at superhumanly sustainable ...
See also Specialization: Strategy Second law of thermodynamics, 37 Senses:
great pirates relying on, 34 Ships: logistics for production and maintenance, 25.
See also Vessels Slavery : of specialist expert, 30; human, 101 Sovereignties:
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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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