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Jul 08, Jonnythrombosis rated it it was amazing. You are commenting using your WordPress. He identifies the present state as massively and inefficiently controlled by “giants”: Ruled by few extremely selfish individuals devoid of any social conscience or perhaps not capable of understanding the consequences of their behavior – they run amok and eventually the “human experiment” on earth will have to decide whether to progress to interplanetary civilization or self destruct.
However, by insisting on his idiosyncratic vocabulary world-around instead of worldwide, e. Perhaps this is due to his radically individual style- preferring to tackle every problem from his own perspective and by his own devices rather than by relying on inherited wisdom.
In his book he gives peak of how to understand our current situation and look at the world e.
However, several things in it did give me a lot of food for thought and it led me to do a lot more reading elsewhere. Preview bucjminster Grunch of Giants by R. We will then form one global government and enter on a new phase of cosmic evolution. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. He also developed numerous inventions, mainly architectural designs, and popularized the widely known geodesic dome.
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Let me know if you would like to write a post! And, to recommend this book as the product of a “visionary” is rather laughable. Sep 15, Kelly rated it liked it. Jan 03, Dina rated it it was amazing. Lists with This Book. Grunch of Giants by R. The book seemed to be an incoherent rant rather than a clearly defined and presented thesis.
Yet, corporations created the computer that I’m typing this one Applethe internet that I’m using to connect to this website Time Warner and even the website that I’m writing this review on Goodreads. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
Otherwise, redundant even by Fuller’s repetitive standards. Fuller calls them are now endowed with the same legal rights and protection that humans used to have. Open Preview See a Problem?
In the form of a modern allegory, he traces the evolution gkants these multinational giants from the post-World War II military-industrial complex to the current army of abstract legal entities known as the corporate world.
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Many of his ideas were indeed ahead of their time, and he insisted on a global systemic approach long before ecology made it the norm. Return to Book Page.
Notify me of new posts via email. This book is a physical contradiction in itself. Here, he recaps and expands rgunch story of the evolution of multinationals–a GRoss UNiversal Cash Heist of giants–from men with clubs through J.
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Jul 21, Josiah Redding rated it it was gianst Shelves: My passion is to bring Buckminster Fuller’s ideas and visions back into the world: It seemed as though all that was written could literally have been summarized in a single chapter or sentence. It is a profoundly relevant book for today. Capitalism is bad, corporations rule the world ruthlessly and the only way to make it is to join them.
I can’t say I agree with it all, but it’s worth a read. Be the first to discover new talent!
Bucky would be for Bernie!