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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Will give my honest review once I am done. He invented a lot of words, including “livingry” to mean the opposite of weaponry, and he made it clear that if what we spent on weaponty were diverted to livingry then not only would no one starve, but every person on Spaceship Earth could live at a higher standard of living than ever conceived even by the rich. If that’s the case, we might as well all be communist.
The good news is, well, there is no good news, no charity, no goodnes I was disappointed by this chaotic, opaque book that was heralded as a must-read by Robert Kiyosaki. However, by insisting on his idiosyncratic vocabulary world-around instead of worldwide, e. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email.
Fuller calls them are now endowed with the same legal rights and protection that humans buckminsger to have. In the form of a modern fhller, he traces the evolution bcukminster these multinational giants from the post-World War II military-industrial complex to the current army of abstract gjants entities known as the corporate world. Oct 20, Andrew rated it it was amazing.
Jul 08, Jonnythrombosis rated it it was amazing. I hear great stories all the time. However, within it’s scope, Buckminster Fuller shoots himself in the foot with his hate of corporations and money. There are glimmerings of fascinating ideas bcukminster all the neologisms, but also sections where he laboriously reinvents wheels, or subjects where you really wish he’d conversed with anyone else. Sustaining the most people at the highest standard of living in the face of booming population.
Refresh and try again. May 26, Jason rated it it was ok. The full text is available online http: Many of his ideas were indeed ahead of their time, and he insisted on fullet global systemic approach long before ecology made it the norm. This was one of many books loaned me by my roommate. It igants be difficult to read as the author runs on at length with the ideas in his sentences which easily lost me throughout the whole book.
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Grunch of Giants by R. Buckminster Fuller
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A challenging book that was recommended to me by an acquaintance. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Want to Read saving….
GRUNCH of Giants
The Grunch of Giants explains how those corporations came to existence and how unless stopped they might annihilat Great book, mark to re-read it. This installment is billed as an “”intimately related sequel”” to Critical PathFuller’s summa grunhc human evolution and destiny; but it seems more like an incoherent addendum to the chapter “”Legally Piggily,”” a fabulistic history of the rise of capitalism.
Probably 5-stars once I read it again. In this book, Buckminster Fuller seeks to outline the present geo-political state of the world, through a brief historical analysis of modes of production and civil organization. Seeing my involvement in the eighty-year-old Socialist Party and probably pitying my antiquated sympathies, he recommended this, Fuller’s last book, as a more modern and relevant diagnosis of social problems and potential solutions.
Got geared up after listening to Robert Kiyosaki. Each week, our editors select the bkckminster author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert.
Only two minutes to save the world and get rich. So much for being ahead of your time, eh, Buckster? A poet and genius and inventor who makes me blush that I have claimed I became a Librarian so I could be a Renaissance Man. It has the qualities of a truly divergent thinker, which isn’t always a good thing.
Buckminsger reminded me of reading the book after the year had already passed to see how someone envisioned the future and how much of it has come to fruition and not. Thanks for the tip, Bucky. So interesting to me, the author of this, that this post is the most read in my archives, but the least shared.
Although there fulle some interesting snippets regarding the birth and history of the corporate personhood the text wasn’t well written.
Post was not sent – check your email addresses! There was a problem adding your email address. It is a vision firmly rooted in his mindset as an engineer: Unfortunately, the path for humanity RBF laid out should have buckmineter followed but wasn’t. This, though familiar, is not Fuller at his best.