By L. Steven Sieden
Publish 12 months note: First released February twenty fifth 2012
Known as a “Leonardo da Vinci of the 20th century," engineer, clothier, inventor, and futurist Dr. R. Buckminster “Bucky" Fuller had a willing understanding that we're all during this jointly. figuring out that people don't have a clue approximately the way to function our fragile Spaceship Earth, Buckminster supplied insightful layout technology ideas to our so much demanding concerns, together with conflict, overpopulation, housing, expanding inflation, future health care, the strength challenge, and masses extra. For all its genius, Fuller's legacy has but to be absolutely stumbled on.
Noted Fuller specialist L. Steven Sieden including Gary Zukav, John Robbins, Lynne Twist, Jean Houston, and lots of different outstanding members provide inspiring quotations and causes that make Fuller's existence extra comprehensible and available. they keep 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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Takes a job with Armour & Co in New York. 1917—Enlists in Navy Reserve. Marries Anne Hewlett. 42 1918—Promoted to lieutenant and assigned as aide to admiral commanding all transports in the Atlantic during World War I. First child, Alexandra, born. 1919—Appointed Communications Officer on the USS George Washington and supervises President Woodrow Wilson having the first ever transatlantic radiotelephone conversation (from France to the United States). 1922—Alexandra dies in his arms just prior to her fourth birthday.
Many of the ideas and insights appear several times throughout this book. They may be written in a different way or you may find the exact same words. I have not counted the 53 number of times “a world that works for everyone” or “Call me Trimtab” appear, but I know that these and other critical elements of Bucky’s grand vision appear numerous times. ” Or you could think of them as gifts from Universe returning to support you in waking up. They appear because of their significance. Trimtab, more with less, ephemeralization, a you and me society, a world that works for everyone, shifting from weaponry to livingry are keys to Bucky’s work and wisdom as well as to the survival and success of humankind.
This book is designed to be enjoyable, inspiring and educational. Please, don’t take it too seriously. We’ve reached a time in our evolution when “we the people” can take charge, and every individual does make a difference. Still, it’s also necessary to relax, enjoy and let go. Then, each of us can go with Nature’s flow as Bucky did for most of his life. 1 “I look for what needs to be done and then try to work out how to do it best. e. learning experiences), he was able to achieve a great deal, and even today nearly thirty years after his death, his legacy continues to make a difference in the lives of millions of people.
A Fuller View: Buckminster Fuller's Vision of Hope and Abundance for All by L. Steven Sieden