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Operating manual for spaceship earth

Author: R Buckminster Fuller; Jaime Snyder
Publisher: Baden, Switzerland : Lars Müller Publishers, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : New edView all editions and formats
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"One of Fuller's most popular works, Operating Manual for Spaceship Earth, is a brilliant synthesis of his world view. In this very accessible volume, Fuller investigates the great challenges facing humanity. How will humanity survive? How does automation influence individualization? How can we utilize our resources more effectively to realize our potential to end poverty in this generation? He questions the concept  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: R Buckminster Fuller; Jaime Snyder
ISBN: 9783037781265 3037781262
OCLC Number: 785823074
Description: 151 pages : illustrations, facisms. ; 19 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Comprehensive propensities --
Origins of specialization --
Comprehensively commanded automation --
Spaceship earth --
General systems theory --
Synergy --
Integral functions --
The regenerative landscape --
Index --
Appendix.
Responsibility: R. Buckminster Fuller ; series editor, Jaime Snyder.

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Initially published in 1969, and one of Fuller's most popular works, Operating Manual for Spaceship Earth is a brilliant synthesis of his world view. In this very accessible volume, Fuller  Read more...

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