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Explore the Home Gift Guide. The grubch thing is that Fuller was asking deeper questions than most people venture to on their own, even if his conclus Weird book, read it because Robert Kiyosaki talks a lot about it. Anyone who is in business, finance, or stock investing should read this book. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Ruled by gianrs extremely selfish individuals devoid of any social conscience or perhaps not capable of understanding the consequences of their behavior – they run amok and eventually the “human experiment” on earth will have to decide buckminstee to progress to interplanetary civilization or self destruct.
Felt like listening to an eccentric genius and required effort to follow. Otherwise, unless you are a historian it might not be of much interest, and too hard of a read if the subject is not of interst.
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Bucky comes off as a gjants hippy who believe that corporations were evil and the individual, empowered by technology, could save us. In the form of a modern allegory, he traces the evolution of these multinational giants from gruunch post-World War II military-industrial complex to the current army of abstract legal entities known as the corporate world.
Preview — Grunch of Giants by R. Jul 23, Macfrickins rated it liked it. Thank you for your comments.
It has the qualities of a truly divergent thinker, which isn’t always a good thing. 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.
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Return to Book Page. However, within it’s scope, Buckminster Fuller shoots himself in the foot with his hate of corporations and money.
However, several things in it did give me a lot of food for thought and it led me to do a lot more reading elsewhere. Grunch of Giants by R. Jul 21, Josiah Redding rated it it was ok Shelves: I came away from the book wondering what the actual main point of it was. In his book he gives peak of how to understand our current situation and look at the world e.
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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The author has been referred to as on of the ‘best known American thinkers’. He invented a lot of words, including “livingry” to mean the opposite of weaponry, and gants 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.
Capitalism is bad, corporations rule the world ruthlessly and the only way to make it is to join them. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Notify me of new posts via email.
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My passion is to bring Buckminster Fuller’s ideas and visions back into the world: Although there were some interesting snippets regarding the birth and history of the corporate personhood the text buckminsster well written. No trivia or quizzes yet. I was disappointed by this chaotic, opaque book that was heralded as a must-read by Robert Kiyosaki.
Got geared up after listening to Robert Kiyosaki. It’s like Ayn Rand but without the anti-community bias.