Bucky Fuller

Art by Patrick Farley

It is now possible to give every man, woman and child on Earth a standard of living comparable to that of a modern-day billionaire.

This is not an opinion or a hope — it is an engineeringly demonstrable fact. This can be done using only the already proven technology and with the already mined, refined, and in-recirculating physical resources.

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A good place to start would be either “Operating Manual for Spaceship Earth” or “Critical Path”. But here is the full list:

  • 4-D Timelock, 1928.
  • Education Automation, 1962
  • Grunch of Giants, 1963
  • Humans in Universe, 1963
  • Ideas and Integrities. 1963
  • Nine Chains to the Moon, 1963
  • No More Second Hand God, 1963
  • Operating Manual for Spaceship Earth, 1963.
  • Utopia or Oblivion: The Prospects of Humanity, 1969.
  • Intuition, 1972
  • Earth, Inc., 1973
  • Tetrascroll, 1975.
  • Synergetics: Explorations in the Geometry of Thinking, 1975.
  • And It Came to Pass – Not to Stay, 1976.
  • Synergetics 2: Futher Explorations in the Geometry of Thinking, 1979.
  • Synergetic Stew: Explorations in Dymaxion Dining, 1982.

Other books and materials

  • “A Fuller Explanation” by Amy Edmonson, 1987.
  • “Artifacts of R.Buckminster Fuller” edited by James Ward, 1985.
  • “Buckminster Fuller: An autobiographic Monologue” by Robert Snyder, 1980.
  • “Bucky for Beginners” by Mary Laycock, 1984
  • “Cosmic Fishing: an Account of Writing Synergetics with Buckminster Fuller” by E.J. Applewhite, 1977.
  • “Fuller’s Earth: A Day With Bucky and the Kids”, edited by Richard Brenneman, 1984.
  • “Inventions: the patented works of R.Buckminster Fuller”, 1983
  • “Synergetica Journal, Vol 1”, Buckminster Fuller Institute, 1991.
  • “Synergetics Dictionary” compiled by E.J.Applewhite, 1986.
  • “I Seem To Be A Verb”, 1970