Utopia or Oblivion (1969) — Buckminster Fuller

“blue-sky of the inventor’s intellect” … “took only five men to invent these world-transforming developments” p3 “These students have no political motives. They have no formal organization…” the atom bomb is their birthmark » holocaust reading – one modernity or struggle over the definition of modernity? Single path of science or divergent? not attributable to political doctrine – p5 politics are unnecessary – technology is enough… “Men of the sea lived in a state of accelerated reality.” p6 pirates???? shanghaied the leonardo-da-vincis to sea from 1600-1900 installation/removal of skyscrapers in 1 day by upending the fuselage of a plane up/down vs. out/in for direction in space… stupid higher tech processes were listed with higher efficiencies – the view that technology is a refining process towards complete efficiencty – “world energy efficiency” “Science states” – a static force, science…

“blue-sky of the inventor’s intellect” … “took only five men to invent these world-transforming developments” p3 “These students have no political motives. They have no formal organization…” the atom bomb is their birthmark » holocaust reading – one modernity or struggle over the definition of modernity? Single path of science or divergent? not attributable to political doctrine – p5 politics are unnecessary – technology is enough… “Men of the sea lived in a state of accelerated reality.” p6 pirates???? shanghaied the leonardo-da-vincis to sea from 1600-1900 installation/removal of skyscrapers in 1 day by upending the fuselage of a plane up/down vs. out/in for direction in space… stupid higher tech processes were listed with higher efficiencies – the view that technology is a refining process towards complete efficiencty – “world energy efficiency” “Science states” – a static force, science…