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Wind Sucks. It Doesn't Blow. And Other Insights from Buckminster Fuller

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Length: 73 pages40 minutes

Summary

Buckminster Fuller, who invented the geodesic dome, coined the phrase “Space Ship Earth,” and had a carbon molecule named for him, was one of the greatest thinkers of the Twentieth Century. When I first read Fuller in the late 1960s, I was intrigued by this comprehensive insights regarding evolution, history, technology and existence itself. This short, easy-to-read book is my attempt to explain Bucky’s insights without his rambling and sometimes-convoluted language. Despite my book’s simplicity, when Bucky read the manuscript, he was impressed with its “attention and faithfulness to detail.” In addition to its clear, simple language, my book uses photos and illustrations to reinforce Bucky’s profound concepts.

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