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Spaceship Earth: Are you are passenger or a crew member?

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 06.29.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Dennis Merritt Jones

"We are not going to be able to operate our Spaceship Earth successfully, nor for much longer, unless we see it as a whole spaceship and our fate as c...

Buckminster Fuller: More Important to Global Success Than When He Died 30 Years Ago

L. Steven Sieden | Posted 09.01.2013 | World
L. Steven Sieden

Buckminster Fuller died thirty years ago on July 1, 1983. At the moment of his passing, I was sitting in a movie theater watching the just-released "...

Buckminster Fuller: A Verb Who Supported All Life on Spaceship Earth

L. Steven Sieden | Posted 02.26.2013 | GPS for the Soul
L. Steven Sieden

"I live on Earth at present, and I don't know what I am. I know that I am not a category. I am not a thing -- a noun. I seem to be a verb, an evol...

"Just Say NO" for President - A Buckminster Fuller Perspective on Voting

L. Steven Sieden | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
L. Steven Sieden

Bucky Fuller started considering systemic problems with our politics in 1927, long before they were popular or of interest. Accordingly, the perspective of the man commonly known as the Leonardo da Vinci of the 20th Century is important if not critical to the survival and success of all humankind.

In "A World that Works for Everyone," Work and Jobs As We Know Them Are Obsolete: The Buckminster Fuller View

L. Steven Sieden | Posted 12.05.2012 | Politics
L. Steven Sieden

As the US national election approaches, the debates continue to focus on jobs, most candidates want to create more jobs and many people believe that they are supposed to work, perhaps it's time to step back and consider the concept from Bucky Fuller's perspective.

Is Bucky Fuller's Critical Path Still Viable Today?

L. Steven Sieden | Posted 10.02.2012 | Books
L. Steven Sieden

Although the Zeitgeist Movement just selected Critical Path as the first book of the month in its new Book of the Month initiative, the question many people will ask is, "why is Critical Path more important than ever?"

Who Is Buckminster Fuller and Why Is His Message So Important Now? - A Manifesto of Possibility

L. Steven Sieden | Posted 09.23.2012 | Impact
L. Steven Sieden

Nearly 30 years after the death of the man that Marshall McLuhan labeled "the 20th century Leonardo da Vinci," Bucky's legacy and the solutions he posed for all our problems generally go unnoticed and ignored.

Happy Birthday, Buckminster Fuller!

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.04.2013 | Arts

Today is the birthday of geodesic dome designer, Buckminster Fuller. This Thursday, July 12th marks the 107th anniversary of the famed architect and a...

Looking for Synergy in All the Wrong Places - Buckminster Fuller's Vision

L. Steven Sieden | Posted 09.05.2012 | World
L. Steven Sieden

Synergy is not some magical device that causes extraordinary results when people work together. It is behavior of whole systems that cannot be predicted by behavior of the individual parts of that system when observed separately.

Changing Independence Day to Interdependence Day: A Buckminster Fuller Vision

L. Steven Sieden | Posted 07.03.2012 | World
L. Steven Sieden

I need you as much as you need me, but this was not always the case. And many of us continue clinging to the belief that we are "rugged individualists," a false reality particularly evident in America.

Planetary Wellness: A New Consciousness

Deepak Chopra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Deepak Chopra

What kind of a solution is it to survive on a toxic planet? We need to adopt a new kind of consciousness in which the wellness of Earth is true wellness, not simply the absence of potentially fatal conditions.