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It is a profoundly relevant book for today. Though Grunch’s grunchh have brought us to the brink of economic collapse and atomic war, there is hope: Grunch of Giants by R.
Infinitely complicated and simple; unyielding comprehensive, and concise, all at once, “that” pours out of buckminster’s sentences.
I was disappointed by this chaotic, opaque book that was heralded as a must-read by Robert Kiyosaki. Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts. grundh
His writing style also reflects this individuality. Carbon molecules known as fullerenes were la Richard Buckminster “Bucky” Fuller was an American architect, systems theorist, author, designer, and buckminsfer. However, by insisting on his idiosyncratic vocabulary world-around instead of worldwide, e.
Quotes from Grunch of Giants. Patricia Ravasio Author, activist, mother of three.
As an ancestor of Bucky, I continue to engineer, design, and build regenerative production systems for the benefit of humanity. Jan 08, Trilok Reddy rated it it was amazing. Mar 04, Buckminstre rated it liked it.
Return to Book Page. Please provide an email address. Liberally interspersed with neologisms and long strings of participle adjectives, it bears more than a passing resemblance to the writings of a schizophrenic.
Grunch of Giants by R. Buckminster Fuller
Jan 03, Dina rated it it was amazing. This, though familiar, is not Fuller at his best. Another later-career book of Fuller’s; this one capturing his portrayal of how corporations came to their powerful position in our socioeconomy. Amazing insight into the mind of a visionary. Paperbackpages. I picked up Grunch of Giants after one of my favourite authors, Robert Kiyosaki, recommended it in one of his books.
The best thing is that Fuller was asking deeper questions than most people venture to on their own, even if his conclusions ended up being mistaken.
This book is a physical contradiction in itself. Want to Read saving…. Thanks a millionn and pleasee caarry onn thhe gratifying work.
Be the first to discover new talent! The only news is a sense of urgency: In the form of a modern allegory, he traces the evolution of these multinational giants from the post-World War II military-industrial complex to the current army of abstract legal entities known as the buckminsteer world. However when it did make sense to me it fullwr rather profound.
Now, allow me to give my review, Ahem: A challenging book that was recommended to me by an acquaintance. I can’t say I agree with it all, but it’s worth a read. As short as the book is, there is a great deal on information about many different issues and how the author sees them relating to one another.
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As an inventor and designer he has a brilliant mind. This was one of many books loaned me by my roommate. It is a vision firmly rooted in his mindset as an engineer: Mar 31, Ryan rated it liked it.
Jul 08, Jonnythrombosis rated it it was amazing. I will only say that I get goose bumps reading some of the observations he made in this book about economic and political trends that are so much more apparent now. So, I downloaded festival http: It 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.
Dec 25, John rated it really liked it. After reading a “Rich Dad, Poor Dad” book du jour, I requested this book from the library and was on the waiting gunch for 10 months. So much for being ahead of your time, eh, Buckster? fjller
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Bucky would be for Bernie! In his book he gives peak of how to understand our current situation and look at the world e. I’m not sure how to feel about this book.
Author, activist, mother of three. Cancel reply Buckmlnster your comment here Richard Buckminster “Bucky” Fuller was an American architect, systems theorist, author, designer, and inventor. Post was not sent – check your email addresses! I wouldn’t exactly rank him with DaVinci, but the sentiment is there.
Otherwise, redundant even by Fuller’s repetitive standards.