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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When we launch our rocketed space capsules at fifteen thousand miles an hour,
that additional acceleration speed we give the rocket to attain its own orbit
around our speeding Spaceship Earth is only one-fourth greater than the speed
of our ...
Energy is finite and infinitely conserved. This experimentally proven realization of
some prime facts of physical universe contradicts the thoughts of cosmologists,
cos- mogonists, and society's economics expressed before the speed of light was
... that humans would be able to whisper effortlessly in one another's ear from
anywhere around the world apart and at a speed of seven hundred million miles
an hour, their audibility clearly reaching to the planet Venus; and that human
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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
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