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, dressmaker, inventor, and futurist Dr. R. Buckminster “Bucky" Fuller had a prepared information that we're all during this jointly. figuring out that people don't have a clue approximately the right way to function our fragile Spaceship Earth, Buckminster supplied insightful layout technological know-how recommendations to our such a lot not easy concerns, together with battle, overpopulation, housing, expanding inflation, future health care, the power drawback, and lots more and plenty extra. For all its genius, Fuller's legacy has but to be absolutely came across.
Noted Fuller professional L. Steven Sieden including Gary Zukav, John Robbins, Lynne Twist, Jean Houston, and plenty of different extraordinary participants supply inspiring quotations and reasons that make Fuller's existence extra comprehensible and available. they keep 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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14. Selecting the quotes included in this volume from the tens of thousands possible was both challenging and flowing, especially once the Guest Commentators began sending in contributions. Then, it became a question of which quotes and my commentaries that had already written would be edited out. In the final analysis, 30,000 plus words and quotes were set aside for another day. In other words, I edited out half of my own writing. Again, Volume #2. I also felt guided by Bucky’s voice, hand and spirit throughout this process.
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. 32 Bucky was a headstrong person who knew what he wanted and was willing to take enormous risks to achieve his goals, which were comprehensive and included the welfare and success of all life on the planet he named Spaceship Earth. ” From the early 1930s through his death in 1983, Bucky was an increasingly well-known global visionary with a twofold mission.
We can function with complete integrity knowing that Universe always supports what needs to be done so that if our actions and projects are in harmony with the sustainability of all life we will succeed just as Bucky was able to do. ” By David McConville GUEST COMMENTATOR Throughout history, human civilizations have been guided by interpretations of the cosmic order. Our ancestors observed patterns in nature that profoundly influenced their beliefs and behaviors, enabling them to anticipate and synchronize with the cycles of life.
A Fuller View: Buckminster Fuller's Vision of Hope and Abundance for All by L. Steven Sieden