By L. Steven Sieden
Publish yr note: First released February twenty fifth 2012
Known as a “Leonardo da Vinci of the 20 th century," engineer, dressmaker, inventor, and futurist Dr. R. Buckminster “Bucky" Fuller had a willing wisdom 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 technological know-how options to our such a lot tough concerns, together with conflict, overpopulation, housing, expanding inflation, healthiness care, the power concern, 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 awesome members provide inspiring quotations and causes that make Fuller's lifestyles extra comprehensible and available. they retain 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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Additional info for A Fuller View: Buckminster Fuller's Vision of Hope and Abundance for All
Thomas Fuller, who traveled to the American colonies in 1630. , graduated from Harvard, but he was the first Fuller male in eight generations who did not become a minister or lawyer. So, it would seem that Bucky’s future path was established well before he was born. As a Fuller man, he was expected to graduate from Harvard and become a minister or a lawyer. Bucky, however, had other ideas, and nothing could be farther from his life path than those two professions. Over the course of his life he often criticized organized religion (not spirituality) and the competitive corporate system, which he felt was dominated by greedy lawyers.
During that period, he saved and archived every possible aspect of his life, creating his Chronofile and making his life the most documented of any “ordinary, average” person in the history of humankind. Although his personal experiment has yet to be fully examined, the success of Bucky’s life is indisputable. S. patents. • Wrote twenty-eight published books and thousands of articles. • Received forty-seven honorary doctorates. 38 • Was presented with hundreds of major awards. • Circled the globe fifty-seven times working on projects and lecturing.
We must avoid doing things that will excite the fear and do everything that will eliminate it. I don’t mean then to eliminate challenge-- for challenge we must have. ” – Buckminster Fuller THIS SOMEWHAT SUCCINCT AND EASY-TO-UNDERSTAND (FOR Buckminster Fuller) quote expresses the context of this book. A Fuller View is designed to support us all (including me, the author) in eliminating fear and handling the challenges that face us both individually and as a global society. The quotes selected in this book are both profound and easy to digest quickly.
A Fuller View: Buckminster Fuller's Vision of Hope and Abundance for All by L. Steven Sieden