By L. Steven Sieden
Publish yr note: First released February twenty fifth 2012
Known as a “Leonardo da Vinci of the 20th century," engineer, fashion designer, inventor, and futurist Dr. R. Buckminster “Bucky" Fuller had a prepared knowledge 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 suggestions to our such a lot hard matters, together with warfare, overpopulation, housing, expanding inflation, health and wellbeing care, the power main issue, and lots more and plenty extra. For all its genius, Fuller's legacy has but to be totally chanced on.
Noted Fuller specialist L. Steven Sieden including Gary Zukav, John Robbins, Lynne Twist, Jean Houston, and lots of different extraordinary participants provide inspiring quotations and reasons that make Fuller's existence extra comprehensible and obtainable. they maintain a voice that calls upon every one people to shift our highbrow and technological assets from growing weaponry to making sustainability.
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A Fuller View: Buckminster Fuller's Vision of Hope and Abundance for All by L. Steven Sieden