By L. Steven Sieden
Publish yr note: First released February twenty fifth 2012
Known as a “Leonardo da Vinci of the 20th century," engineer, dressmaker, inventor, and futurist Dr. R. Buckminster “Bucky" Fuller had a prepared know-how that we're all during this jointly. realizing that people don't have a clue approximately the way to function our fragile Spaceship Earth, Buckminster supplied insightful layout technological know-how strategies to our such a lot tough concerns, together with conflict, overpopulation, housing, expanding inflation, health and wellbeing care, the strength challenge, and lots more and plenty extra. For all its genius, Fuller's legacy has but to be absolutely chanced on.
Noted Fuller professional L. Steven Sieden including Gary Zukav, John Robbins, Lynne Twist, Jean Houston, and plenty of different awesome participants provide inspiring quotations and reasons that make Fuller's existence extra comprehensible and available. they retain a voice that calls upon each one people to shift our highbrow and technological assets from growing weaponry to making sustainability.
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Put up 12 months be aware: First released February twenty fifth 2012
Known as a “Leonardo da Vinci of the 20 th century," engineer, clothier, inventor, and futurist Dr. R. Buckminster “Bucky" Fuller had a prepared understanding that we're all during this jointly. realizing that people don't have a clue approximately easy methods to function our fragile Spaceship Earth, Buckminster supplied insightful layout technology suggestions to our so much demanding concerns, together with conflict, overpopulation, housing, expanding inflation, wellbeing and fitness care, the power difficulty, and masses extra. For all its genius, Fuller's legacy has but to be absolutely chanced on.
Noted Fuller specialist L. Steven Sieden including Gary Zukav, John Robbins, Lynne Twist, Jean Houston, and plenty of different remarkable members supply inspiring quotations and causes that make Fuller's existence extra comprehensible and available. they keep a voice that calls upon every one folks to shift our highbrow and technological assets from developing weaponry to making sustainability.
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