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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105 ble tidal wave which, as it draws away, will leave humanity, if it survives, cast
up upon an island of universal success uncomprehending how it has all
happened. But we can scientifically assume that by the twenty-first century either
... were acceleratingly reinvested in new, vastly higher-performance per pound
tools. It was thus that the world war losers such as Germany and Japan became
overnight the postwar industrial winners. Their success documented the fallacy of
Any success in such lopsidedness will be increasingly short-lived. These are the
synergetic rules that evolution is employing and trying to make clear to us. They
are not man-made laws. They are the infinitely accommodative laws of the ...
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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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