A Fuller View: Buckminster Fuller's Vision of Hope and by L. Steven Sieden

By L. Steven Sieden

Publish 12 months note: First released February twenty fifth 2012
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Known as a “Leonardo da Vinci of the 20th century," engineer, clothier, 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 how one can function our fragile Spaceship Earth, Buckminster supplied insightful layout technology options to our such a lot demanding matters, together with battle, overpopulation, housing, expanding inflation, overall healthiness care, the strength problem, and masses extra. For all its genius, Fuller's legacy has but to be totally came upon.

Noted Fuller specialist L. Steven Sieden including Gary Zukav, John Robbins, Lynne Twist, Jean Houston, and plenty of different outstanding participants supply inspiring quotations and causes that make Fuller's lifestyles extra comprehensible and available. they maintain a voice that calls upon each one folks to shift our highbrow and technological assets from developing weaponry to making sustainability.

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