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    Operating Manual for Spaceship Earth ... "The most important fact about Spaceship Earth: an instruction manual didn't come with it." So he wrote one.

  • Sharon Rains

    R. Buckminster Fuller- a review form " Must reading for todays 30 something generation., August 23, 1998 By GTR ( (Michigan, North America, Earth) - Our forefathers, parents and their peers have delivered us a drastically (wonderfully) complex society with ever increasing difficulties, and opportunities. RBF does an uncommonly fine job of explaining some of the underlying drives that brought us here. Maybe also sheds light on a usefull path to the future.

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Operating manual for spaceship earth is a short book by R. Buckminster Fuller, first published in 1968, following an address with a similar title given to the 50th annual convention of the American Planners Association in Washington D.C., October 16 1967. PCOTThe book relates Earth to a spaceship flying through space. The spaceship has a finite amount of resources and cannot be resupplied. Fuller would later partner with the Walt Disney Co to consult on an attraction at EPCOT Center.

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