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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 20 th century," engineer, clothier, inventor, and futurist Dr. R. Buckminster “Bucky" Fuller had a willing 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 technological know-how strategies to our so much hard concerns, together with conflict, overpopulation, housing, expanding inflation, wellbeing and fitness care, the power obstacle, and lots more and plenty extra. For all its genius, Fuller's legacy has but to be absolutely chanced on.

Noted Fuller professional L. Steven Sieden including Gary Zukav, John Robbins, Lynne Twist, Jean Houston, and plenty of different amazing members provide inspiring quotations and factors that make Fuller's existence extra comprehensible and available. they maintain 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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1949—Begins extensive travels responding to speaking invitations worldwide. 1952—Begins work on Ford Motor Dome in Detroit. Constructs first Geoscope with students at Cornell University. Receives Award of Merit, American Institute of Architects. 1954—Receives patent for Geodesic Dome. Receives first of his eventual forty-seven honorary degrees, Doctor of Design from North Carolina State University. Asked to design a geodesic dome to cover Dodger Stadium. 1955—First Distant Early Warning (DEW) Line Radomes are installed in Northern Canada.

It was designed as an inspirational resource that could be opened anywhere and understood. Or opening to a random page might pose ideas to contemplate. Once I began adding the guest commentaries, A Fuller View became even more complex and less linear. I did my best to create a flow from quote to quote and chapter to chapter, but I chose the best content even if it did not create the best flow. 2. Although I have endeavored to organize the quotes and commentaries in a standard chapter arrangement, most of them could have been placed in several of the chapter categories.

If we can simply begin to notice how Universe / Nature / God / Higher Power / Great Spirit / Allah designs itself and follow just a small portion of that design, we will markedly transform ourselves as individuals and as a global society. This is the primary cause that Bucky championed throughout his “56-Year Experiment” in which he himself was “Guinea Pig B,” the subject of the experiment to discover and document what difference the “average little man” could make on behalf of the most people.

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