Excited to enjoy him, I joined R. Buckminster Fuller and others for dinner during a futurist’s conference I helped organize at the Marin Community College.
There was only one theme, his very famous question used in his “World Game” workshops:
“How do we make the world work for 100% of humanity in the shortest possible time through spontaneous cooperation without ecological damage or disadvantage to anyone?”
Walter Cronkite has put his backing behind a proposal to interconnect the electrical energy networks between nations and continents.
“In today’s terms, we might call this a world wide web of electricity – called the GENI Initiative.
Bucky saw this possibility decades before the rest of us.”
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CJ Fearnley maintains an extensive FAQ for Buckminster Fuller based primarily on the history of the discussions, interests, and needs of the readers of the BITNET mailing list Geodesic and its USENET gateway bit.listserv.geodesic and helps direct the Synergetics Collaborative.
Sometimes I think we’re alone.
Sometimes I think we’re not.
In either case, the thought is staggering.