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Richard Buckminster Fuller (July 12, 1895 July 1, 1983) was an American architect, systems theorist, author, designer, inventor, and futurist. Fuller published more than 30 books, coining or popularizing terms such as "Spaceship Earth", "Dymaxion" (house, car, map...), ephemeralization, synergetic, and "tensegrity". He also developed numerous inventions, mainly architectural designs, and popularized the widely known geodesic dome. Carbon molecules known as fullerenes were later named by scientists for their structural and mathematical resemblance to geodesic spheres. Fuller was the second World President of Mensa from 1974 to 1983.
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bucky bits ::: /buh'kee bits/ 1. Obsolete. The bits produced by the CONTROL and META shift keys on a SAIL keyboard (octal 200 and 400 respectively), resulting in a 9-bit character set; later, LISP Machines added such keys as SUPER, HYPER, and GREEK (see space-cadet keyboard).2. By extension, bits associated with extra shift keys on any keyboard, e.g. the ALT on an IBM PC or command and option keys on a Macintosh.It has long been rumored that bucky bits were named after Buckminster Fuller during a period when he was consulting at Stanford. Actually, bucky bits were and this nickname transferred to the bit. Bucky-bit commands were used in a number of editors written at Stanford, including most notably TV-EDIT and NLS.The term spread to MIT and CMU early and is now in general use. Ironically, Wirth himself remained unaware of its derivation for nearly 30 years, until GLS dug up this history in early 1993! See double bucky, quadruple bucky.(2001-06-22)

bucky bits /buh'kee bits/ 1. Obsolete. The bits produced by the CONTROL and META shift keys on a SAIL keyboard ({octal} 200 and 400 respectively), resulting in a 9-bit keyboard character set. The MIT AI TV (Knight) keyboards extended this with TOP and separate left and right CONTROL and META keys, resulting in a 12-bit character set; later, LISP Machines added such keys as SUPER, HYPER, and GREEK (see {space-cadet keyboard}). 2. By extension, bits associated with "extra" shift keys on any keyboard, e.g. the ALT on an IBM PC or command and option keys on a Macintosh. It has long been rumored that "bucky bits" were named after Buckminster Fuller during a period when he was consulting at Stanford. Actually, bucky bits were invented by Niklaus Wirth when *he* was at Stanford in 1964--65; he first suggested the idea of an EDIT key to set the 8th bit of an otherwise 7 bit ASCII character. It seems that, unknown to Wirth, certain Stanford hackers had privately nicknamed him "Bucky" after a prominent portion of his dental anatomy, and this nickname transferred to the bit. Bucky-bit commands were used in a number of editors written at Stanford, including most notably TV-EDIT and NLS. The term spread to MIT and CMU early and is now in general use. Ironically, Wirth himself remained unaware of its derivation for nearly 30 years, until {GLS} dug up this history in early 1993! See {double bucky}, {quadruple bucky}. (2001-06-22)



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1:A designer is an emerging synthesis of artist, inventor, mechanic, objective economist and evolutionary strategist.
   ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
2:Pollution is nothing but resources we're not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value. ~ R Buckminster Fuller, I Seem To Be A Verb,
3:When I am working on a problem, I never think about beauty........ but when I have finished, if the solution is not beautiful, I know it is wrong.
   ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
4:Since the initial publication of the chart of the electromagnetic spectrum, humans have learned that what they can touch, smell, see, and hear is less than one-millionth of reality. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
5:We as economic society are going to have to pay our whole population to go to school and pay it to stay at school. ~ R Buckminster Fuller, Education Automation: Freeing the Scholar to Return to His Studie,
6:Quite clearly, our task is predominantly metaphysical, for it is how to get all of humanity to educate itself swiftly enough to generate spontaneous social behaviors that will avoid extinction
   ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
7: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 evolutionary process - an integral function of the universe. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
8:I would say, then, that you are faced with a future in which education is going to be number one amongst the great world industries. ~ R Buckminster Fuller, Education Automation: Freeing the Scholar to Return to His Studies,
9:It is now highly feasible to take care of everybody on Earth at a 'higher standard of living than any have ever known.' It no longer has to be you or me. Selfishness is unnecessary and henceforth unrationalizable as mandated by survival.
   ~ R Buckminster Fuller, Critical Path, 1981, page xxv),
10:A new, self-employed architect scientist is the one in all the world who may accelerate realization of a high-standard survival for all, as now completely practical within the scope of available technology. ~ R Buckminster Fuller, Ideas and Integrities: A Spontaneous Autobiographical Disclosure,
11:Everything you've learned in school as 'obvious' becomes less and less obvious as you begin to study the universe. For example, there are no solids in the universe. There's not even a suggestion of a solid. There are no absolute continuums. There are no surfaces. There are no straight lines
   ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
12:Today's news consists of aggregates of fragments. Anyone who has taken part in any event that has subsequently appeared in the news is aware of the gross disparity between the actual and the reported events. We also learn frequently of prefabricated and prevaricated evens of a complex nature purportedly undertaken for the purposes wither of suppressing or rigging the news, which in turn perverts humanity's tactical information resources. All history becomes suspect. Probably our most polluted resource is the tactical information to which humanity spontaneously reflexes. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
13:We should do away with the absolutely specious notion that everybody has to earn a living. It is a fact today that one in ten thousand of us can make a technological breakthrough capable of supporting all the rest. The youth of today are absolutely right in recognizing this nonsense of earning a living. We keep inventing jobs because of this false idea that everybody has to be employed at some kind of drudgery because, according to Malthusian Darwinian theory he must justify his right to exist. So we have inspectors of inspectors and people making instruments for inspectors to inspect inspectors. The true business of people should be to go back to school and think about whatever it was they were thinking about before somebody came along and told them they had to earn a living.
   ~ R Buckminster Fuller,

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1:God is a verb ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
2:Dare to be naive. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
3:Dare to be naïve. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
4:You can't learn less. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
5:Sharing is having more. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
6:The impossible happens. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
7:...doing more with less. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
8:Universe to each must be ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
9:Everyone is born a genius. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
10:God is a verb, not a noun. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
11:Never show unfinished work. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
12:Don't fight forces, use them. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
13:Every child is born a genius. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
14:Love is metaphysical gravity. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
15:How do we make the world work? ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
16:Love is a metaphysical gravity. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
17:Television is the third parent. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
18:Tension is the great integrity. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
19:I look for what needs to be done ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
20:Real wealth is ideas plus energy. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
21:Either war is obsolete or men are. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
22:How much does your building weigh? ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
23:Controlled time is our true wealth. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
24:Either war is obsolete or men are. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
25:Either war is obsolete, or men are. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
26:Life is the spirit incarnate in time. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
27:Man knows so much and does so little. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
28:The opposite of nature is impossible. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
29:War is the ultimate tool of politics. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
30:If we design the environment properly ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
31:Our power is in our ability to decide. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
32:Universe is plural at minimum sixfold. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
33:A fool with a tool still remains a fool. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
34:I am a passenger on the spaceship Earth. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
35:You either make sense or you make money. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
36:Man is designed to be a comprehensivist . ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
37:Everything we see is inside our own heads. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
38:Unity is plural and, at a minimum, is two. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
39:All sports are time control demonstrations. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
40:On personal integrity hangs humanity's fate ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
41:Universe is synergetic. Life is synergetic. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
42:All human advances occur in the outlaw area. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
43:Selfishness is unnecessary. War is obsolete. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
44:Don't change the man. Change his environment. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
45:Some of us are just less damaged than others. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
46:The vector equilibrium is the zero point for ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
47:Fire is the Sun unwinding from the tree's log. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
48:Geniuses are just people who had good mothers. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
49:The universe is non-simultaneously apprehended ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
50:Dictators never invent their own opportunities. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
51:I do not look upon human beings as good or bad. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
52:A proverb is much matter distilled into few words. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
53:Integrity is the essence of everything successful. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
54:You can never learn less; you can only learn more. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
55:Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
56:The future is a choice between Utopia and oblivion. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
57:Thinking is a momentary dismissal of irrelevancies. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
58:Seeing-is-believing is a blind spot in man's vision. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
59:The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
60:If you change the environment, you change the people. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
61:Conceptuality is subjective; realization is objective. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
62:Mistakes are great, the more I make the smarter I get. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
63:...primarily the individual is going to study at home. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
64:There is no energy crisis, only a crisis of ignorance. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
65:Truth is the progressive diminution of residual error. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
66:Pollution is nothing but resources we're not harvesting. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
67:The more we learn the more we realize how little we know. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
68:Our brains deal exclusively with special-case experiences. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
69:Rashness is the faithful, but unhappy parent of misfortune. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
70:You never change people by fighting their existing reality. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
71:Don't try to make me consistent. I am learning all the time. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
72:Every child has an enormous drive to demonstrate competence. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
73:Search others for their virtue, and yourself for your vices. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
74:I'm not a genius. I'm just a tremendous bundle of experience. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
75:To expose a 4.2 Trillion dollar ripoff of the American people ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
76:Pollution is merely a resource that isn't being used properly. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
77:The nearest each of us can come to God is by loving the truth. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
78:We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
79:God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
80:Science is the attempt to set in order the facts of experience. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
81:The Universe consists of non-simultaneously apprehended events. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
82:We are prisoners of our own metaphors, metaphorically speaking. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
83:Whenever I draw a circle, I immediately want to step out of it. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
84:You can't better the world by simply talking to it. Philosophy ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
85:You cannot question an assumption you do not know you have made. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
86:Ninety-nine per cent of who you are is invisible and untouchable. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
87:Technology paces industry, but there's a long lag in the process. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
88:The World has become too dangerous for anything less than Utopia. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
89:We are called to be the architects of the future, not its victims. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
90:Mind is the antithesis of reflex, and only mind could discover mind ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
91:Perception is one millionth of one percent reality (truth in fact). ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
92:Fuimos llamados para ser los arquitectos del futuro, no sus víctimas. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
93:As long as one human being is hungry, the entire human race is hungry. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
94:Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
95:The one common experience of all humanity is the challenge of problems. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
96:The earth is like a spaceship that didn't come with an operating manual. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
97:A problem adequately stated is a problem well on its way to being solved. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
98:Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
99:Wealth is a measure of a person's ability to survive so many days forward. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
100:To ask a politician to lead us is to ask the tail of a dog to lead the dog. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
101:The pyramids, attached with age, have forgotten the names of their founders. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
102:I'm not trying to copy Nature, I'm trying to find the principles she's using. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
103:One can study a caterpillar forever and never be able to predict a butterfly. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
104:Racism, pollution and the rest of it are themselves very close to extinction. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
105:The more for whom we strive to serve, the greater effectiveness we will have. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
106:The wave is not the water. The water merely told us about the wave moving by. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
107:Always tell only the truth, and all the truth, and do so promptly - right now. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
108:His Unique Selling Position was to make the world work for 100% of humanity. . ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
109:I have spent most of my life unlearning things that were proved not to be true ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
110:I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
111:It is well known that of every strong woman they say she has a masculine mind. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
112:There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
113:You don't belong to you. You belong to the Universe and you're here to serve. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
114:By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
115:It is new design by architects versus world revolution by political leadership. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
116:The highest of generalizations is the synergetic integration of truth and love. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
117:Coping with the totality of Spaceship Earth and universe is ahead for all of us. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
118:Faith is much better than belief. Belief is when someone else does the thinking. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
119:I just invent. Then I wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
120:Are you spontaneously enthusiastic about everyone having everything you can have? ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
121:Bite your tongue. Get a cinder in your eye. When you feel good, you feel nothing. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
122:How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
123:If we do more with less, our response will be adequate to take care of everybody. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
124:Every time man makes a new experiment he always learns more. He cannot learn less. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
125:Humanity is now experiencing history's most difficult evolutionary transformation. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
126:There is no such thing as genius, some children are just less damaged than others. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
127:If you are the master be sometimes blind, if you are the servant be sometimes deaf. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
128:Synergy means behavior of whole systems unpredicted by the behavior of their parts. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
129:Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
130:We are powerfully imprisoned by the terms in which we have been conducted to think. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
131:I have great hope for tomorrow. My hope lies in three things-truth, youth, and love. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
132:I look for what needs to be done. After all, that's how the universe designs itself. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
133:I call intuition cosmic fishing. You feel a nibble, then you've got to hook the fish. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
134:Brain deals exclusively with the physical, and mind exclusively with the metaphysical. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
135:By the time you are 88 years old, you "have consumed 300 tons of food, air and water." ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
136:Most of my advances were by mistake. You uncover what is when you get rid of what isn't. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
137:People never leave a sinking ship until they see the lights of another ship approaching. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
138:The question of integrity will get finer and finer and more delicate and more beautiful. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
139:We must do away with the absolutely specious notion that everybody has to earn a living. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
140:The minute you choose to do what you really want to do,
it's a different kind of life. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
141:The most important thing about Spaceship Earth - an instruction book didn't come with it. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
142:There is no such thing as a failed experiment, only experiments with unexpected outcomes. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
143:I must reorganize the environment of man by which then greater numbers of men can prosper. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
144:In order for a world-around democracy to prosper, world society must learn how to prosper. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
145:To do more and more with less and less until eventually you can do everything with nothing. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
146:The minute you begin to do what you really want to do, it's really a different kind of life. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
147:You take the senses away, and there is no consciousness. Consciousness comes from experience. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
148:The purpose of our lives is to add value to the people of this generation and those that follow. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
149:All children are born geniuses, and we spend the first six years of their lives degeniusing them. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
150:When I'm working on a problem, I never think about beauty. I think only how to solve the problem. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
151:Does humanity have a chance to survive lastingly and successfully on planet Earth, and if so, how? ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
152:Ideas are easy to come by; reduction to practice is an arduous but inspirationally rewarding matter. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
153:Topology is the science of fundamental pattern and structural relationships of event constellations. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
154:Human beings are the only creatures on the planet that tell time and think they have to earn a living. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
155:That which is communicated, i.e., understood, is metaphysical. The means of communication is physical. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
156:There is no joy equal to that of being able to work for all humanity and doing what you're doing well. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
157:Human beings are the only creatures on the planet that tell time and think they have to earn a living. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
158:Relativity is inherently convergent, though convergent toward a plurality of centers of abstract truths. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
159:You have to decide whether you want to make money or make sense, because the two are mutually exclusive. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
160:The reward for being a good problem solver is to be heaped with more and more difficult problems to solve ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
161:It is one of our most exciting discoveries that local discovery leads to a complex of further discoveries. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
162:Everything can be linked together in some fashion, in either a physical, psychological, or symbolic manner. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
163:Sometimes I think we're alone. Sometimes I think we're not. In either case, the thought is quite staggering ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
164:Wealth is the product of energy times intelligence: energy turned into artifacts that advantage human life. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
165:Nature is all that we think we know plus all that we don't know whether or not we know that we don't know it. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
166:All children are born geniuses; 9,999 out of every 10,000 are swiftly, inadvertently degeniusized by grownups. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
167:Dear reader, traditional human power structures and their reign of darkness are about to be rendered obsolete. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
168:Love is omni-inclusive, progressively exquisite, understanding and compassionately attuned to other than self. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
169:We will always have war until there is enough of every essential to support all lives everywhere around earth. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
170:Dwell not too long upon sports: for as they refresh a man that is weary, so they weary a man that is refreshed. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
171:Humans have always unknowingly affected all Universe by every act and thought they articulate or even consider. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
172:We are powerfully imprisoned in these Dark Ages simply by the terms in which we have been conditioned to think. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
173:Nature is trying very hard to make us succeed, but nature does not depend on us. We are not the only experiment. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
174:None of the world's problems will have a solution until the world's individuals become thoroughly self-educated. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
175:We should stop kidding ourselves. We should let go of things that aren't true. It's always better with the truth. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
176:Everything you've learned in school as "obvious" becomes less and less obvious as you begin to study the universe. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
177:My ideas have undergone a process of emergence by emergency. When they are needed badly enough, they are accepted. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
178:Tombs are the clothes of the dead and a grave is a plain suit; while an expensive monument is one with embroidery. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
179:We as economic society are going to have to pay our whole population to go to school and pay it to stay at school. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
180:A designer is an emerging synthesis of artist, inventor, mechanic, objective economist and evolutionary strategist. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
181:Dolphins may well be carrying information as well as functions critical to the regeneration of life upon our planet. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
182:For at least 2,000,000 years men have been reproducing and multiplying on a little automated spaceship called earth. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
183:You cannot change how someone thinks, but you can give them a tool to use which will lead them to think differently. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
184:People should think things out fresh and not just accept conventional terms and the conventional way of doing things. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
185:You can never learn less; you can only learn more. The reason I know so much is because I have made so many mistakes. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
186:A designer is an emerging synthesis of artist, inventor, mechanic, objective economist and evolutionary strategist.
   ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
187:Consisting mostly of recirculating scrapped metals, 80% of all the metals that have ever been mined are still at work. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
188:It is the integrity of each individual human that is in final examination. On personal integrity hangs humanity's fate. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
189:The explicable requires the inexplicable. Experience requires the nonexperienceable. The obvious requires the mystical. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
190:You can't change the way people think, all you can do is give them a tool, the use of which will change their thinking. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
191:God is the great comprehensive a priori integrity of Universe within which human beings find themselves to be operating. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
192:A pattern has an integrity independent of the medium by virtue of which you have received the information that it exists. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
193:I see God in the instruments and the mechanisms that work reliably, more reliably than the limited sensory departments of ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
194:Now there is one outstanding important fact regarding spaceship earth, and that is that no instruction book came with it. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
195:I am deeply impressed with the designer of the universe; I am confident I couldnt have done anywhere near such a good job. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
196:Havenotness is caused by society's failure to design and produce the right tools and goods. Money alone is not the panacea. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
197:It is a fact today that one in ten thousand of us can make a technological breakthrough capable of supporting all the rest. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
198:You can't change anything by fighting or resisting it. You change something by making it obsolete through superior methods. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
199:Get ready the greatest new educational facility at the approximate dynamic population center of the North American continent ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
200:Humans beings always do the most intelligent thing…after they’ve tried every stupid alternative and none of them have worked ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
201:It is not for me to change you. The question is, how can I be of service to you without diminishing your degrees of freedom? ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
202:There is only one revolution tolerable to all men, all societies, all political systems: Revolution by design and invention. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
203:I am convinced all of humanity is born with more gifts than we know. Most are born geniuses and just get de-geniused rapidly. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
204:Pollution is nothing but resources we're not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
205:Specialization breeds biases that ultimately aggregate as international and ideological discord, which, in turn, leads to war. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
206:If success or failure of this planet and of human beings depended on how I am and what I do... HOW WOULD I BE? WHAT WOULD I DO? ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
207:Right now I am a passenger on space vehicle Earth zooming about the Sun at 60,000 miles per hour somewhere in the solar system. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
208:The Things to do are: the things that need doing, that you see need to be done, and that no one else seems to see need to be done. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
209:Human beings were given a left foot and a right foot to make a mistake first to the left, then to the right, left again and repeat. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
210:Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
211:I would say, then, that you are faced with a future in which education is going to be number one amongst the great world industries. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
212:I am convinced that creativity is a priori to the integrity of the universe and that life is regenerative and conformity meaningless. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
213:A problem adequately stated is a problem solved theoretically and immediately, and therefore subsequently to be solved, realistically. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
214:Integrity is the courage and self-discipline to cooperate and initiate according to the Divine, which you know in your heart as Truth. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
215:There is enough for everyone. People think that there isn't enough, so they get as much as they can, so many people don't have enough. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
216:When individuals join in a cooperative venture, the power generated far exceeds what they could have accomplished acting individually. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
217:Technologically we now have four [seven!] billion billionaires on board Spaceship Earth who are entirely unaware of their good fortune. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
218:... reform the environment and not man; being absolutely confident that if you give man the right environment, he will behave favorably. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
219:You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
220:Each one of us has something to contribute. This really depends on each one doing their own thinking, but not following any kind of rule. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
221:When I am working on a problem, I never think about beauty but when I have finished, if the solution is not beautiful, I know it is wrong ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
222:Everyone has the perfect gift to give the world-and if each of us is freed up to give our unique gift, the world will be in total harmony. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
223:If humanity does not opt for integrity we are through completely. It is absolutely touch and go. Each one of us could make the difference. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
224:Ninety-nine percent of humanity does not know that we have the option to "make it" economically on this planet and in the Universe. We do. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
225:The point is that racism is the product of tribalism and ignorance and both are falling victim to communications and world-around literacy ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
226:When I am working on a problem, I never think about beauty but when I have finished, if the solution is not beautiful, I know it is wrong. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
227:Don't attempt to reform man. An adequately organized environment will permit humanity's original, innate capabilities to become successful. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
228:Our little Spaceship Earth is only eight thousand miles in diameter, which is almost a negligible dimension in the great vastness of space. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
229:You never change things by fighting the existing reality.
To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
230:Unchallenged, opinions became respected precedent then exceptionless concepts and sometimes even civil and academically accepted social law. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
231:Nature does have manure and she does have roots as well as blossoms, and you can't hate the manure and blame the roots for not being blossoms. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
232:Whatever humans have learned had to be learned as a consequence only of trial and error experience. Humans have learned only through mistakes. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
233:Universe is the aggregate of all humanity's consciously apprehended and communicated nonsimultaneous and only partially overlapping experiences. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
234:Cooperen por encima de todo y no se impidan avanzar entre sí ni traten de ganar a costa de alguien más. Cualquier éxito disparejo, será pasajero. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
235:It seems that truth is progressive approximation in which the relative fraction of our spontaneously tolerated residual error constantly diminishes. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
236:Pollution is nothing but resources we're not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value. ~ R Buckminster Fuller, I Seem To Be A Verb,
237:When I am working on a problem, I never think about beauty........ but when I have finished, if the solution is not beautiful, I know it is wrong.
   ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
238:We must progress to the stage of doing all the right things for all the right reasons instead of doing all the right things for all the wrong reasons. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
239:It is essential to release humanity from the false fixations of yesterday which seem now to bind it to a rationale of action leading only to extinction. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
240:Education by choice, with its marvelous motivating psychology of desire for truth, will make life ever cleaner and happier, more rhythmical and artistic. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
241:In order to change an existing paradigm you do not struggle to try and change the problematic model. You create a new model and make the old one obsolete. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
242:Physics has found no straight lines. Instead, the physical universe consists of only waves undulating back and forth allowing for corrections and balance. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
243:There are no solids. There are no things. There are only interfering and non-interfering patterns operative in pure principle, and principles are eternal. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
244:When I am working on a problem, I never think about beauty........ but
when I have finished, if the solution is not beautiful, I know it is
wrong. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
245:We are most probably here for local information-gathering and local-Universe problem-solving in support of the integrity of eternally regenerative Universe. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
246:We live in a decaying age. Young people no longer respect their parents. They are rude and impatient. They frequently inhabit taverns and have no self control. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
247:With our minds alone we can discover those principles we need to employ to convert all humanity to success in a new, harmonious relationship with the universe. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
248:Above all, I am motivated by the most mysterious drive we ever experience -that of love - I don't think there's any influence on my life that compares with love. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
249:I'm not trying to counsel any of you to do anything really special except dare to think. And to dare to go with the truth. And to dare to really love completely. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
250:Man is going to be displaced altogether as a specialist by the computer. Man himself is being forced to reestablish, employ, and enjoy his innate 'comprehensivity. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
251:If you want to teach people a new way of thinking, don't bother trying to teach them. Instead, give them a tool, the use of which will lead to new ways of thinking. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
252:What humans have spontaneously identified as good and bad - or as positive and negative - are evolutionary complementations in need of more accurate identifications. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
253:on first priority in design consideration is the full realization of individual potential in order to reach the second derivative full realization for all individuals ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
254:Let architects sing of aesthetics that bring Rich clients in hordes to their knees; Just give me a home, in a great circle dome Where stresses and strains are at ease. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
255:You can rest assured that if you devote your time and attention to the highest advantage of others, the Universe will support you, always and only in the nick of time. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
256:For man to go from less than 1% haves to 40%, living at high standard - despite decreasing resources - cannot be explained by anything other than by doing more than less. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
257:Humanity has the option to become successful on our planet if we reorient world production away from weaponry - from killingry to livingry. Can we convince humanity in time? ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
258:No man can prove upon awakening that he is the man who he thinks went to bed the night before, or that anything that he recollects is anything other than a convincing dream. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
259:There will come a time when the proper education of children, by a glorified system of spontaneous education of choice, similar to the Montessori System, will be made possible. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
260:Never forget that you are one of a kind. Never forget that if there weren't any need for you in all your uniqueness to be on this earth, you wouldn't be here in the first place. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
261:American labor will realize that its function is not to increase jobs, but to multiply the wealth and to expand the numbers benefited by the wealth at the swiftest possible rate. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
262:Initiative can neither be created nor delegated. It can only spring from the self-determining individual, who decides that the wisdom of others is not always better than his own. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
263:[My vision is] To make the world work for 100% of humanity in the shortest possible time through spontaneous cooperation without ecological offense or the disadvantage of anyone. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
264:The difference between mind and brain is that brain deals only with memorized, subjective, special-case experiences and objective experiments, while mind extracts and employs the ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
265:There is something patently insane about all the typewriters sleeping with all the beautiful plumbing in the beautiful office buildings -and all the people sleeping in the slums. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
266:All of humanity is in peril of extinction if each one of us does not dare, now and henceforth, always to tell only the truth, and all the truth, and to do so promptly - right now. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
267:The self-commissioned architect is the obviously exclusive potential - for as at present used, or designed, the world's resources are serving only forty-four per cent of humanity. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
268:Since the initial publication of the chart of the electromagnetic spectrum, humans have learned that what they can touch, smell, see, and hear is less than one-millionth of reality. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
269:When I am working on a problem, I never think about beauty. I think only of how to solve the problem. But when I have finished, if the solution is not beautiful, I know it is wrong. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
270:Since the initial publication of the chart of the electromagnetic spectrum, humans have learned that what they can touch, smell, see, and hear is less than one-millionth of reality. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
271:There is room enough indoors in New York City for the whole 1963 world's population to enter, with room enough inside for all hands to dance the twist in average nightclub proximity. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
272:We as economic society are going to have to pay our whole population to go to school and pay it to stay at school. ~ R Buckminster Fuller, Education Automation: Freeing the Scholar to Return to His Studie,
273:The true business of people should be to go back to school and think about whatever it was they were thinking about before somebody came along and told them they had to earn a living. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
274:Doing the right things for the wrong reasons is typical of humanity. Precession - not conscious planning - provides a productive outcome for misguided political and military campaigns. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
275:The assumption is that the inevitability of a solution's realization is inherent in the interaction of human intellect and the constantly transformative evolution of physical universe. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
276:Degrees of accuracy are only degrees of refinement and magnitude in no way affects the fundamental reliability, which refers, as directional or angular sense, toward centralized truths. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
277:If man chooses oblivion, he can go right on leaving his fate to his political leaders. If he chooses Utopia, he must initiate an enormous education program - immediately, if not sooner. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
278:Our beds are empty two-thirds of the time. Our living rooms are empty seven-eighths of the time. Our office buildings are empty one-half of the time. It's time we gave this some thought. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
279:Synergy is the only word in our language that means behavior of whole systems unpredicted by the separately observed behaviors of any of the system's separate parts or any subassembly of ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
280:I set about fifty-five years ago (1927) to see what a penniless, unknown human individual with a dependent wife and newborn child might be able to do effectively on behalf of all humanity ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
281:One of humanity's prime drives is to understand and be understood. All other living creatures are designed for highly specialized tasks. Man seems unique as the comprehensive comprehender ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
282:Only our minds are able to discover the generalized principles operating without exception in each and every special-experience case which if detected and mastered will give knowledgeable ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
283: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 common. It has to be everybody or nobody. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
284:What has not been clear is that the potential of this emergency-born technology has always accrued to human's prewar individual initiatives taken in a humble but irrepressible progression ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
285:Since the initial publication of the chart of the electromagnetic spectrum, humans have learned that what they can touch, smell, see, and hear is less than one-millionth of reality. Ninety- ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
286:Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
287:Quite clearly, our task is predominantly metaphysical, for it is how to get all of humanity to educate itself swiftly enough to generate spontaneous social behaviors that will avoid extinction. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
288:War is obsolete. We are not here to fight something or tear something down; We are here to be the example of what is possible. Any sane individual will tell you that violence is ... not the way. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
289:All of humanity now has the option to "make it" successfully and sustainably, by virtue of our having minds, discovering principles and being able to employ these principles to do more with less. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
290:Quite clearly, our task is predominantly metaphysical, for it is how to get all of humanity to educate itself swiftly enough to generate spontaneous social behaviors that will avoid extinction
   ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
291: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 evolutionary process—an integral function of the universe. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
292:Whether it is to be Utopia or Oblivion will be a touch-and-go relay race right up to the final moment.... Humanity is in 'final exam' as to whether or not it qualifies for continuance in Universe. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
293: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 evolutionary process – an integral function of the universe. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
294:What usually happens in the educational process is that the faculties are dulled, overloaded, stuffed and paralyzed so that by the time most people are mature they have lost their innate capabilities. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
295: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 evolutionary process - an integral function of the universe. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
296:I would say, then, that you are faced with a future in which education is going to be number one amongst the great world industries. ~ R Buckminster Fuller, Education Automation: Freeing the Scholar to Return to His Studies,
297:The individual can take initiatives without anybody's permission. Only individuals can think. Only the individual disregards his fears and commits himself exclusively to reforming the human environment. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
298:There is an inherently minimum set of essential concepts and current information, cognizance of which could lead to our operating our planet Earth to the lasting satisfaction and health of all humanity. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
299:Nature is a totally efficient, self-regenerati ng system. IF we discover the laws that govern this system and live synergistically within them, sustainability will follow and humankind will be a success. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
300:It is essential that anyone reading this book know at the outset that the author is apolitical. I was convinced in 1927 that humanity's most fundamental survival problems could never be solved by politics. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
301:A new, self-employed architect scientist is the one in all the world who may accelerate realization of a high-standard survival for all, as now completely practical within the scope of available technology. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
302:History's political and economic power structures have always abhorred 'idle people' as potential troublemakers. Yet nature never abhors seemingly idle trees, grass, snails, coral reefs, and clouds in the sky. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
303:If we dump all the machinery and take the knowledge we have in the ocean within six months humanity will die. If we dump all the politician all around the world in the ocean everything will go along very nicely. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
304:Whether we are able to be a complete success or failure is in such critical balance that every smallest human test of integrity every smallest moment-to-moment decision tips the scales affirmatively or negatively. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
305:We have reached the point where we are now possessed of sufficient information for each individual human to dare to exercise the option to "make it" rather than having to depend on the decisions of an educated elite. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
306:Out of my general world-pattern-trend studies there now comes strong evidence that nothing is going to be quite so surprising and abrupt in the future history of man as the forward evolution in the educational process. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
307:Observation of my life to date shows that the larger the number for whom I work, the more positively effective I become. Thus, it is obvious that if I work always and only for all humanity, I will be optimally effective. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
308:I'm utterly convinced that we are all here for one another and that every experience that everyone is having is relevant. It all counts. The Universe is so extraordinarily well designed that it needs all those experiences. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
309:Specialization is in fact only a fancy form of slavery wherein the 'expert' is fooled into accepting a slavery by making him feel that he in turn is a socially and culturally preferred-ergo, highly secure-lifelong position. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
310:Specialization is in fact only a fancy form of slavery wherein the ‘expert’ is fooled into accepting a slavery by making him feel that he in turn is a socially and culturally preferred—ergo, highly secure—lifelong position. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
311:Only the free-wheeling artist-explorer, non-academic, scientist-philosopher, mechanic, economist-poet who has never waited for patron-starting and accrediting of his co-ordinate capabilities holds the prime initiative today. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
312:Great nations are simply the operating fronts of behind-the-scenes, vastly ambitious individuals who had become so effectively powerful because of their ability to remain invisible while operating behind the national scenery. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
313:Whether humanity is to comprehensively prosper...depends entirely on the integrity of the human individuals and not on the political and economic systems. The cosmic question has been asked: are humans worthwhile to universe invention? ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
314:Architects, if they are really to be comprehensive, must assume the enormous task of thinking in terms always disciplined to the scale of the total world pattern of needs, its resource flows, its recirculatory and regenerative processes. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
315:It is now highly feasible to take care of everybody on Earth at a 'higher standard of living than any have ever known.' It no longer has to be you or me. Selfishness is unnecessary and henceforth unrationalizable as mandated by survival. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
316:I say that radiation is inherently disintegrative: it comes apart. Gravity is inherently integrative: it pulls together. And to me, there's a good possibility that love is what I'd call metaphysical gravity. It really holds everything together. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
317:Either man is obsolete or war is. War is the ultimate tool of politics. Political leaders look out only for their own side. Politicians are always realistically maneuvering for the next election. They are obsolete as fundamental problem-solvers. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
318:If I ran a school, I'd give the average grade to the ones who gave me all the right answers, for being good parrots. I'd give the top grades to those who made a lot of mistakes and told me about them, and then told me what they learned from them. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
319:The physical is inherently entropic, giving off energy in ever more disorderly ways. The metaphysical is antientropic, methodically marshalling energy. Life is antientropic. It is spontaneously inquisitive. It sorts out and endeavors to understand ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
320:The dark ages still reign over all humanity, and the depth and persistence of this domination are only now becoming clear. This Dark Ages prison has no steel bars, chains, or locks. Instead, it is locked by misorientation and built of misinformation. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
321:Of course, our failures are a consequence of many factors, but possibly one of the most important is the fact that society operates on the theory that specialization is the key to success, not realizing that specialization precludes comprehensive thinking. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
322:The synergetic integral of the totality of all principles is God, whose sum-total behavior in pure principle is beyond our comprehension and is utterly mysterious to us, because as humans--in pure principle--we do not and never will know all the principles ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
323:We are here as local information harvesters, local problem-solvers in support of the integrity of eternally regenerative Universe. The fact that we get away from physical problems doesn't mean we go away from problems. The problems are really rarely physical. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
324:Thou mayest as well expect to grow stronger by always eating as wiser by always reading. Too much overcharges Nature, and turns more into disease than nourishment. 'Tis thought and digestion which makes books serviceable, and give health and vigor to the mind. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
325:It is one of the strange facts of experience that when we try to think about the future, our thoughts jump backwards. It may well be that nature has some fundamental metaphysical law by which opening up what we call the future also opens up the past in equal degree. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
326:I am not optimistic or pessimistic. I feel that optimism and pessimism are very unbalanced. I am a very hard engineer. I am a mechanic. I am a sailor. I am an air pilot. I don't tell people I can get you across the ocean with my ship unless I know what I'm talking about. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
327:Ignorance and greed are part of the evolutionary process, which is just to say that mistakes are part of learning. There is nothing bad about behaviors or perceptions that do not work; they simply have to be given up and replaced by behaviors or perceptions that do work. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
328:It is now highly feasible to take care of everybody on Earth at a 'higher standard of living than any have ever known.' It no longer has to be you or me. Selfishness is unnecessary and henceforth unrationalizable as mandated by survival.
   ~ R Buckminster Fuller, Critical Path, 1981, page xxv),
329:A new, self-employed architect scientist is the one in all the world who may accelerate realization of a high-standard survival for all, as now completely practical within the scope of available technology. ~ R Buckminster Fuller, Ideas and Integrities: A Spontaneous Autobiographical Disclosure,
330:Windmills installed around the world converting their direct current into alternating current and feeding the electric energy into the world network can harvest the planet Earth's prime daily energy income source-the wind--and adequately supply all the world's energy needs ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
331:There is an effective strategy open to architects. Whereas doctors deal with the interior organisms of man, architects deal with the exterior organisms of man. Architects might join with one another to carry on their work in laboratories as do doctors in anticipatory medicine. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
332:We are in an age that assumes the narrowing trends of specialization to be logical, natural, and desirable. Consequently, society expects all earnestly responsible communication to be crisply brief.... In the meantime, humanity has been deprived of comprehensive understanding. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
333:Truth is cosmically total: synergetic. Verities are generalized principles stated in semimetaphorical terms. Verities are differentiable. But love is omniembracing, omnicoherent, and omni-inclusive, with no exceptions. Love, like synergetics, is nondifferentiable, i.e., is integral. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
334:My biggest hope that we're going to make it here is that this thinking is being manifested & really employed by the young world. Will they be going fast enough to overcome the initiatives of the bureaucracies & the fears operative in those bureaucracies? It's a very touch & go question. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
335:By and large, I seem to have made more mistakes than any others of whom I know, but have learned thereby to make ever swifter acknowledgment of the errors and thereafter immediately set about to deal more effectively with the truths disclosed by the acknowledgment of erroneous assumptions. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
336:For the first time in history it is now possible to take care of everybody at a higher standard of living than any have ever known. Only ten years ago the 'more with less' technology reached the point where this could be done. All humanity now has the option to become enduringly successful. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
337:Everything you've learned in school as "obvious" becomes less and less obvious as you begin to study the universe. For example, there are no solids in the universe. There's not even a suggestion of a solid. There are no absolute continuums. There are no surfaces. There are no straight lines. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
338:We are operating at an overall mechanical efficiency of only four percent... Therefore, we find that if we increase the overall mechanical efficiency to only twelve percent we can take care of everybody. That three-fold increase in the overall efficiency can only be accomplished by redesign. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
339:Everything you've learned in school as 'obvious' becomes less and less obvious as you begin to study the universe. For example, there are no solids in the universe. There's not even a suggestion of a solid. There are no absolute continuums. There are no surfaces. There are no straight lines
   ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
340:The word generalization in literature usually means covering too much territory too thinly to be persuasive, let alone convincing. In science, however, a generalization means a principle that has been found to hold true in every special case.... The principle of leverage is a scientific generalization. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
341:The most important thing to teach your children is that the sun does not rise and set. It is the Earth that revolves around the sun. Then teach them the concepts of North, South, East and West, and that they relate to where they happen to be on the planet's surface at that time. Everything else will follow. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
342:"The further art advances the closer it approaches science," said Leonardo da Vinci, painter, sculptor, architect, engineer, and inventor of the wheelbarrow, and other useful instruments from the speaking tube to a mechanically gyp-proof whore-house, "the further science advances the closer it approaches art." ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
343:It seemed that the time would come evolutionarily when humans might have acquired enough knowledge of generalized principles to permit a graduation from class-two (entropically selfish) evolution into class-one (syntropically cooperative) evolution, thereafter making all the right moves for all the right reasons. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
344:The eternal is omniembracing and permeative; and the temporal is linear. This opens up a very high order of generalizations of generalizations. The truth could not be more omni-important, although it is often manifestly operative only as a linear identification of a special-case experience on a specialized subject. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
345:What the scientists have always found by physical experiment was an a priori orderliness of nature, or Universe always operating at an elegance level that made the discovering scientist's working hypotheses seem crude by comparison. The discovered reality made the scientists exploratory work seem relatively disorderly. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
346:We must start with scientific fundamentals, and that means with the data of experiments and not with assumed axioms predicated only upon the misleading nature of that which only superficially seems to be obvious. It is the consensus of great scientists that science is the attempt to set in order the facts of experience. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
347:The vector equilibrium is the true zero reference of the energetic mathematics. Zero pulsation in the vector equilibrium is the nearest approach we will ever know to eternity and god: the zero phase of conceptual integrity inherent in the positive and negative asymmetries that propagate the differentials of consciousness. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
348:Children will draw pictures with everything in them...houses and trees and people and animals...and the sun AND the moon. Grown-up says, "That's a nice picture, Honey, but you put the moon and the sun in the sky at the same time and that isn't right." But the child is right! The sun and moon are in the sky at the same time. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
349:Our little Spaceship Earth is only eight thousand miles in diameter, which is almost a negligible dimension in the great vastness of space.... Spaceship Earth was so extraordinarily well invented and designed that to our knowledge humans have been on board it for two million years not even knowing that they were on board a ship. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
350:We shall have to stop looking askance on trends in relation to sex merely as a reproductive capability, i.e. that it is normal to make babies. Society will have to change in its assessment of what the proclivities of humanity may be. Our viewpoints on homosexuality, for example, may have to be reconsidered and more wisely adjusted. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
351:Most importantly we have learned that from here on it is success for all or none, for it is experimentally proven by physics that "unity is plural and at minimum two" - the complementary but not mirror-imaged proton and neutron. You and I are inherently different and complimentary. Together we average as zero - that is, as eternity. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
352:We were deliberately designed to learn only by trial and error. We're brought up, unfortunately, to think that nobody should make mistakes. Most children get de-geniused by the love and fear of their parents - that they might make a mistake. But all my advances were made by mistakes. You uncover what is when you get rid of what isn't. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
353:If humans are not required to earn a living to be provided survival needs, many are going to want very much to be productive, but not at those tasks they did not choose to do but were forced to accept in order to earn money. Instead, humans will spontaneously take upon themselves those tasks that world society really needs to have done. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
354:The word synergy comes from the Greek sin-ergo, meaning, to work together. It describes a mutually supportive atmosphere of trust, where each individual element works towards its own goals, and where the goals may be quite varied; nevertheless, because all elements of a synergetic system support one another, they also support the whole. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
355:We are going to have to find ways of organizing ourselves cooperatively,sanely, scientifically, harmonically and in regenerative spontaneity with the rest of humanity around the earth.... 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 common. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
356:It is one of our most exciting discoveries that local discovery leads to a complex of further discoveries. Corollary to this we find that we no sooner get a problem solved than we are overwhelmed with a multiplicity of additional problems in a most beautiful payoff of heretofore unknown, previously unrecognized, & as-yet unsolved problems. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
357:The most important part about tomorrow is not the technology or the automation, but that man is going to come into entirely new relationships with his fellow men. He will retain much more in his everyday life of what we term the naïveté and idealism of the child. I think the way to see what tomorrow is going to look like is just to look at our children. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
358:We find all the no-life-support-wealth-producing people going to their 1980s jobs in their cars and buses, spending trillions of dollars' worth of petroleum daily to get to their no-wealth-producing jobs. It doesn't take a computer to tell you that it will save both Universe and humanity trillions of dollars a day to pay them handsomely to stay at home. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
359:In the United States, throughout all twenty-four hours of every day of the year - year after year - we have an average of two million automobiles standing in front of red lights with their engines going, the energy for which amounts to that generated by the full of efforts of 200 million horses being completley wasted as they jump up and down going nowhere. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
360:U.S. labor leaders will realize that automation can multiply man's wealth far more rapidly than it is multiplying at present and that automation will leave all men free to search and research... Realizing the direct competition with foreign industry on a straight labor basis will mean swiftly decreasing wages per hour and longer hours and decreasing buying power of the public. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
361:. . . So I vowed to keep myself alive, but only if I would never use me again for just me - each one of us is born of two, and we really belong to each other. I vowed to do my own thinking, instead of trying to accommodate everyone else's opinion, credo's and theories. I vowed to apply my inventory of experiences to the solving of problems that affect everyone aboard planet Earth. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
362:The procedure we are pursuing is that of true democracy. Semi-democracy accepts the dictatorship of a majority in establishing its arbitrary, ergo, unnatural, laws. True democracy discovers by patient experiment and unanimous acknowledgement what the laws of nature or universe may be for the physical support and metaphysical satisfaction of the human intellect's function in universe. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
363:There are over 2 million cars standing in front of red lights with their engines going. Then we have over 2 million times approximately 100 horsepower being generated as they are idling there, so that we have something like 200 million horses jumping up and down and going nowhere. Now, we have to count that in our economy when we begin to get down to what is the efficiency of the economy. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
364:Here is an educational bombshell: Take from all of today's industrial nations all their industrial machinery and all their energy-distributing networks, and leave them all their ideologies, all their political leaders, and all their political organizations, and I can tell you that within six months, two billion people will die of starvation, having gone through great pain and deprivation along the way. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
365:I find man utterly unaware of what his wealth is or his fundamental capability is. He says time and again, "We can't afford it." For instance, we are saying now that we can't afford to do anything about pollution but after the costs of not doing something about pollution have multiplied many fold beyond what it would cost to correct it now, we will spend many fold what it would cost us now to correct it. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
366:Take the initiative. Go to work, and above all co-operate and don't hold back on one another or try to gain at the expense of another. Any success in such lopsidedness will be increasingly short-lived. These are the synergetic rules that evolution is employing and trying to make clear to us. They are not man-made laws. They are the infinitely accommodative laws of the intellectual integrity governing universe. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
367:If success or failure of this planet and of human beings depended on how I am and what I do... How would I be? What would I do? We may now care for each Earthian individual at a sustainable billionaire's level of affluence while living exclusively on less than 1 percent of our planet's daily energy income from our cosmically designed nuclear reactor, the Sun, optimally located 92 million safe miles away from us. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
368:However, if we leave the industrial machinery and their energy-distribution networks and leave them also all the people who have routine jobs operating the industrial machinery and distributing its products, and we take away from all the industrial countries all their ideologies and all the politicians and political machine workers, people would keep right on eating. Possibly getting on a little better than before. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
369:You do not belong to you. You belong to the universe. The significance of you will remain forever obscure to you, but you may assume you are fulfilling your significance if you apply yourself to converting all you experience to highest advantage to others. Make the world work, for 100% of humanity, in the shortest possible time, through spontaneous cooperation, without ecological offense or the disadvantage of anyone. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
370:Children are born true scientists. They spontaneously experiment and experience and reexperience again. They select, combine, and test, seeking to find order in their experiences - "which is the mostest? which is the leastest?" They smell, taste, bite, and touch-test for hardness, softness, springiness, roughness, smoothness, coldness, warmness: they heft, shake, punch, squeeze, push, crush, rub, and try to pull things apart. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
371:The things to do are: the things that need doing: that you see need to be done, and that no one else seems to see need to be done. Then you will conceive your own way of doing that which needs to be done - that no one else has told you to do or how to do it. This will bring out the real you that often gets buried inside a character that has acquired a superficial array of behaviors induced or imposed by others on the individual. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
372:[A]ll the categories of creatures act individually as special-case and may be linearly analyzed; retrospectively, it is discoverable that inadvertently they are all interaffecting one another synergetically as a spherical, interprecessionally regenerative, tensegrity spherical integrity. Geodesic spheres demonstrate the compressionally discontinuous--tensionally continuous integrity. Ecology is tensegrity geodesic spherical programming. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
373:Never forget that you are one of a kind. Never forget that if there weren't any need for you in all your uniqueness to be on this earth, you wouldn't be here in the first place. And never forget, no matter how overwhelming life's challenges and problems seem to be, that one person can make a difference in the world. In fact, it is always because of one person that all the changes that matter in the world come about. So be that one person. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
374:Never forget that you are one of a kind. Never forget that if there weren't any need for you in all your uniqueness to be on this earth, you wouldn't be here in the first place. And never forget, no matter how overwhelming life's challenges and problems seem to be, that one person can make a difference in the world. In fact, it is always because of one person that all the changes that matter in the world come about. So be that one person. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
375:Here is God's purpose - For God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper; is the articulation not the art, objective or subjective; is loving, not the abstraction "love" commanded or entreated; is knowledge dynamic, not legislative code, not proclamation law, not academic dogma, not ecclesiastic canon. Yes, God is a verb, the most active, connoting the vast harmonic reordering of the universe from unleashed chaos of energy. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
376:Every time man makes a new experiment he always learns more. He cannot learn less. He may learn that what he thought was true was not true. By the elimination of a false premise, his basic capital wealth which in his given lifetime is disembarrassed of further preoccupation with considerations of how to employ a worthless time-consuming hypothesis. Freeing his time for its more effective exploratory investment is to give man increased wealth. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
377:I haven't learned
How or why
Universe contrived to implode
And intellectually code
The myriadly unique
Chromosomically orchestrated
DNA-RNA,
Quadripartite moleculed,
Binary paired,
Helically extended
And unzippingly dichotomied
Regenerative symphonic
jazz, as
A one and two,
Three and four
Me---You,
Thee---They
And more
Thine and mine,
Sweet citizen,
THYMINE-CYTOSINE
GUANINE-ADENINE ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
378:Children, as well as grown-ups, in their individual, glorified, drudgery-proof homes of Labrador, the tropics, the Orient, or where you will, to which they can pass with pleasure and expedition by means of ever-improving transportation, will be able to tune in their television and radio to the moving picture lecture of, let us say, President Lowell of Harvard; the professor of Mathematics of Oxford; of the doctor of Indian antiquities of Delhi, etc. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
379:Think of it. We are blessed with technology that would be indescribable to our forefathers. We have the wherewithal, the know-it-all to feed everybody, clothe everybody, and give every human on Earth a chance. We know now what we could never have known before - that we now have the option for all humanity to make it successfully on this planet in this lifetime. Whether it is to be Utopia or Oblivion will be a touch-and-go relay race right up to the final moment. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
380:I am enthusiastic over humanity’s extraordinary and sometimes very timely ingenuity. If you are in a shipwreck and all the boats are gone, a piano top buoyant enough to keep you afloat that comes along makes a fortuitous life preserver. But this is not to say that the best way to design a life preserver is in the form of a piano top. I think that we are clinging to a great many piano tops in accepting yesterday’s fortuitous contrivings as constituting the only means for solving a given problem. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
381:I have to say, I think that we are in some kind of final examination as to whether human beings now, with this capability to acquire information and to communicate, whether we're really qualified to take on the responsibility we're designed to be entrusted with. And this is not a matter of an examination of the types of governments, nothing to do with politics, nothing to do with economic systems. It has to do with the individual. Does the individual have the courage to really go along with the truth? ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
382:So long as mathematicians can impose up-and-down semantics upon students while trafficking personally in the non-up-and-down advantages of their concise statements, they can impose upon the ignorance of man a monopoly of access to accurate processing of information and can fool even themselves by thought habits governing the becoming behavior of professional specialists, by disclaiming the necessity of, or responsibility for, comprehensive adjustment of the a priori thought to total reality of universal principles. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
383:All the present bureaucracies of political governments, great religious organizations, and all big businesses find that physical success for all humanity would be devastating to the perpetuation of their ongoing activities. This is because all of them are founded on the premise of ameliorating individual cases while generally exploiting on behalf of their respective political, religious, or business organizations the condition of no-where-nearly-enough-life-support-for-all and its resultant great human suffering and discontent. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
384:The dark ages still reign over all humanity, and the depth and persistence of this domination are only now becoming clear. This Dark Ages prison has no steel bars, chains, or locks. Instead, it is locked by misorientation and built of misinformation. Caught up in a plethora of conditioned reflexes and driven by the human ego, both warden and prisoner attempt meagerly to compete with God. All are intractably skeptical of what they do not understand. We are powerfully imprisoned in these Dark Ages simply by the terms in which we have been conditioned to think. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
385:Today’s news consists of aggregates of fragments. Anyone who has taken part in any event that has subsequently appeared in the news is aware of the gross disparity between the actual and the reported events. We also learn frequently of prefabricated and prevaricated evens of a complex nature purportedly undertaken for the purposes wither of suppressing or rigging the news, which in turn perverts humanity’s tactical information resources. All history becomes suspect. Probably our most polluted resource is the tactical information to which humanity spontaneously reflexes. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
386:Today's news consists of aggregates of fragments. Anyone who has taken part in any event that has subsequently appeared in the news is aware of the gross disparity between the actual and the reported events. We also learn frequently of prefabricated and prevaricated evens of a complex nature purportedly undertaken for the purposes wither of suppressing or rigging the news, which in turn perverts humanity's tactical information resources. All history becomes suspect. Probably our most polluted resource is the tactical information to which humanity spontaneously reflexes. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
387:We speak erroneously of "artificial" materials, "synthetics", and so forth. The basis for this erroneous terminology is the notion that Nature has made certain things which we call natural, and everything else is "man-made", ergo artificial. But what one learns in chemistry is that Nature wrote all the rules of structuring; man does not invent chemical structuring rules; he only discovers the rules. All the chemist can do is find out what Nature permits, and any substances that are thus developed or discovered are inherently natural. It is very important to remember that. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
388:At first the, only subconsciously apprehended, approaching confluences of complex events make themselves known intuitively within the intellectual weather. Then comes a gradually awakening consciousness of the presence of new families of differentiating-out challenging concepts of every day prominence. It is with these randomly patterning families of separate concepts that evolution is about to deal integratively. As a now specific unitary problem it may be disposed of effectively when and if that unified problem becomes "adequately stated" and thereby comprehensibly solvable. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
389:When I was born, humanity was 95 per cent illiterate. Since I've been born, the population has doubled and that total population is now 65 per cent literate. That's a gain of 130-fold of the literacy. When humanity is primarily illiterate, it needs leaders to understand and get the information and deal with it. When we are at the point where the majority of humans them-selves are literate, able to get the information, we're in an entirely new relationship to Universe. We are at the point where the integrity of the individual counts and not what the political leadership or the religious leadership says to do. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
390:Something hit me very hard once, thinking about what one little man could do. Think of the Queen Mary — the whole ship goes by and then comes the rudder. And there's a tiny thing at the edge of the rudder called a trimtab.
It's a miniature rudder. Just moving the little trim tab builds a low pressure that pulls the rudder around. Takes almost no effort at all. So I said that the little individual can be a trimtab. Society thinks it's going right by you, that it's left you altogether. But if you're doing dynamic things mentally, the fact is that you can just put your foot out like that and the whole big ship of state is going to go.
So I said, call me Trimtab. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
391:We should do away with the absolutely specious notion that everybody has to earn a living. It is a fact today that one in ten thousand of us can make a technological breakthrough capable of supporting all the rest. The youth of today are absolutely right in recognizing this nonsense of earning a living. We keep inventing jobs because of this false idea that everybody has to be employed at some kind of drudgery because, according to Malthusian Darwinian theory he must justify his right to exist. So we have inspectors of inspectors and people making instruments for inspectors to inspect inspectors. The true business of people should be to go back to school and think about whatever it was they were thinking about before somebody came along and told them they had to earn a living. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
392:We should do away with the absolutely specious notion that everybody has to earn a living. It is a fact today that one in ten thousand of us can make a technological breakthrough capable of supporting all the rest. The youth of today are absolutely right in recognizing this nonsense of earning a living. We keep inventing jobs because of this false idea that everybody has to be employed at some kind of drudgery because, according to Malthusian Darwinian theory he must justify his right to exist. So we have inspectors of inspectors and people making instruments for inspectors to inspect inspectors. The true business of people should be to go back to school and think about whatever it was they were thinking about before somebody came along and told them they had to earn a living.
   ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
393:We are in an age that assumes the narrowing trends of specialization to be logical, natural, and desirable. Consequently, society expects all earnestly responsible communication to be crisply brief. Advancing science has now discovered that all the known cases of biological extinction have been caused by overspecialization, whose concentration of only selected genes sacrifices general adaptability. Thus the specialist’s brief for pinpointing brevity is dubious. In the meantime, humanity has been deprived of comprehensive understanding. Specialization has bred feelings of isolation, futility, and confusion in individuals. It has also resulted in the individual’s leaving responsibility for thinking and social action to others. Specialization breeds biases that ultimately aggregate as international and ideological discord, which in turn leads to war. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
394:Few realize that political action offers little solution to the world’s major problems. Few understand that the elite have created political parties in order to prevent real change from ever taking place. The political arena is merely the “sty” in which two or more mutually hostile agencies, created by the same hidden hand, get the chance to pummel one another. As alternative researcher Juri Lina so brilliantly put it: When the left wing Freemason is finished, the right-wing Freemason takes over The point has been emphasized by many an insider: The elementary principle of all deception is to attract the enemy’s attention to what you wish him to see and to distract his attention from what you so not wish him to see – General Sir Archibald Wavel The world’s power structures have always ‘divided to conquer’ and have always ‘kept divided to keep conquered.’ As a consequence the power structure has so divided humanity – not only into special function categories but into religious and language and color categories – that individual humans are now helplessly inarticulate in the face of the present crisis. They consider their political representation to be completely corrupted, therefore, they feel almost utterly helpless ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
395:I figure...

...that the people are now more deeply conscious than ever before in history of the existence and functioning principles of universal, inexorable physical laws; of the pervading, quietly counseling truth within each and every one of us; of the power of love; and--each man by himself--of his own developing, dynamic relationship with his own conception of the Almightiness of the All-Knowing.

...that our contemporaries just don't wear their faith on their sleeves anymore.

...that people have removed faith from their sleeves because they found out for themselves that faith is much too important for careless display. Now they are willing to wait out the days and years for the truthful events, encouraged individually from within; and the more frequently the dramatic phrases advertising love, patriotism, fervent belief, morals, and good fellowship are plagiarized, appropriated and exhibited in the show windows of the world by the propaganda whips for indirect and ulterior motives, no matter how meager the compromise--the more do people withdraw within themselves and shun taking issue with the nauseating perversions, though eternally exhibiting quiet indifference, nonchalance or even cultivating seemingly ignorant acceptance. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,

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Monster Strike The Animation -- -- Anima, ILCA -- 63 eps -- Game -- Action Game Fantasy -- Monster Strike The Animation Monster Strike The Animation -- The Angelic Guard, who call the heavens their home, have been tasked with collecting the orbs scattered across the world. Lucifer—a leader of the Angelic Guard with a rebellious streak, said to wield power rivaling the Almighty—carries out her duty along with Uriel, also a leader of the guard. Together, they go about executing their mission, until Holy Magistrate Keter—the one who leads the heavens under the Almighty's will—tells Uriel of Lucifer's planned rebellion. Initially in disbelief, Uriel then learns that the accusations against Lucifer may be connected to an event that once threatened to shatter the heavens. -- -- (Source: Official YouTube Channel) -- -- Licensor: -- Crunchyroll -- ONA - Jul 8, 2018 -- 4,173 6.63
Piano no Mori (TV) 2nd Season -- -- Gaina -- 12 eps -- Manga -- Comedy Drama Music School Seinen -- Piano no Mori (TV) 2nd Season Piano no Mori (TV) 2nd Season -- With the start of the Chopin piano competition, Kai Ichinose, Shuuhei Amamiya, and many other hopeful musicians from around the world strive to reach the top. The stakes have never been higher, and the judges are rigorous when it comes to selecting the winner out of the plethora of talented pianists. This competition is so harsh that even famous prodigies can be easily eliminated. -- -- Some play for the money, some play to fulfill their duty to their families, and yet others play for their music to be heard. However, the only one who can reach the top is the one who embodies the spirit of the music Frédéric Chopin crafted for future generations. With the stakes higher than ever before, rivalries, friendships, and family ties will be tested, and each pianist will find their own sound. -- -- 34,359 7.39
Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu -- -- White Fox -- 25 eps -- Light novel -- Psychological Drama Thriller Fantasy -- Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu -- When Subaru Natsuki leaves the convenience store, the last thing he expects is to be wrenched from his everyday life and dropped into a fantasy world. Things aren't looking good for the bewildered teenager; however, not long after his arrival, he is attacked by some thugs. Armed with only a bag of groceries and a now useless cell phone, he is quickly beaten to a pulp. Fortunately, a mysterious beauty named Satella, in hot pursuit after the one who stole her insignia, happens upon Subaru and saves him. In order to thank the honest and kindhearted girl, Subaru offers to help in her search, and later that night, he even finds the whereabouts of that which she seeks. But unbeknownst to them, a much darker force stalks the pair from the shadows, and just minutes after locating the insignia, Subaru and Satella are brutally murdered. -- -- However, Subaru immediately reawakens to a familiar scene—confronted by the same group of thugs, meeting Satella all over again—the enigma deepens as history inexplicably repeats itself. -- -- -- Licensor: -- Funimation -- 1,589,703 8.28
Shironeko Project: Zero Chronicle -- -- Project No.9 -- 12 eps -- Game -- Action Adventure Magic Fantasy -- Shironeko Project: Zero Chronicle Shironeko Project: Zero Chronicle -- The world is divided into two kingdoms: the Kingdom of White, which floats in the heavens and is ruled by their queen Iris, and the Kingdom of Black, which stands upon desolate land below and houses the King of Darkness as its ruler. As of late, forces of evil have amassed great power, posing a threat to the entire world. Being the main representative of the Light, it is Iris' duty to maintain the balance of the world and fight off the darkness in her kingdom. -- -- Meanwhile in the Kingdom of Black, rampaging monsters annihilate a certain boy's village, leaving him the sole survivor. As he grieves in hopelessness, an armored man named Skeer notices the child and comforts him. Soon after, Skeer recognizes the boy's potential to change the kingdom's status quo and makes him his heir before passing away. The boy then vows to become the Prince of Darkness—the one who will replace the King—to bring the world back to its rightful path. -- -- As Iris and Prince of Darkness each challenge the impending doom the world faces in their own respective ways, their destinies will converge with each other, and perhaps, their bond will decide the fate of the world. -- -- -- Licensor: -- Funimation -- 63,136 5.29
Words Worth -- -- Arms -- 5 eps -- Visual novel -- Adventure Hentai Demons Magic Fantasy -- Words Worth Words Worth -- The legend has survived for generation. The Words Worth tablet, which will unlock the secrets of the Universe for the one who can decipher it, has been shattered. The warring tribes of Light and Shadow blame each other, and their accusations lead to all out war! -- -- Astral, the undisciplined heir to the throne of the Shadow Forces, lusts for his bride-to-be, Sharon. But Sharon, an accomplished warrior herself, feels her body drawn toward Caesar, the Shadow Tribe`s bravest swordsman. -- -- Sharon battles alongside Caesar during an assault by the Light Forces, and her ferocious beauty captivates Sir Fabris, the leader of the Tribe of Light. Fabris` army loses the battle, but he vows that he will one day get Sharon into his bed, the hard way, if necessary. -- -- Meanwhile, Astral takes his sexual frustrations out on Maria, a Light Tribe sorceress who has been taken captive. As Astral penetrates Maria, Sir Fabris prepares to launch a penetration of his own: a full-scale attack on the Tribe of Shadow! -- -- (Source: AnimeNfo) -- -- Licensor: -- NuTech Digital -- OVA - Aug 25, 1999 -- 7,567 6.75
Ys -- -- Tokyo Kids -- 7 eps -- Game -- Action Adventure Demons Drama Fantasy Magic -- Ys Ys -- Mythical beasts lay siege on the people of Esteria, who have raised an army to fight back. The beasts are relentless and seemingly have no end to their numbers, while the population of defenders dwindle in every skirmish. Even in the town of Minea, where the people are safely nestled behind castle walls, the constant attacks have left them hopeless. It is then that a prophecy is made, proclaiming the arrival of a brave young soul that could be the one who will bring their salvation. -- -- Ys follows Adol Christin, an adventurer driven by wanderlust towards the island of Esteria, who washes up on shore after a shipwreck. Following the guidance of the fortuneteller Sarah Tovah, he and his allies will travel the island in search of the legendary tomes known as the Books of Ys. It will be a long and perilous journey, but if fate is truly at work then Adol will certainly be the hero who returns peace to Esteria. -- -- Licensor: -- Media Blasters -- OVA - Nov 21, 1989 -- 6,790 6.48
Yumeria -- -- Studio Deen -- 12 eps -- Visual novel -- Action Comedy Ecchi Harem Super Power -- Yumeria Yumeria -- On his 16th birthday, Tomokazu Mikuri had a realistic dream where he sees a girl battling a giant floating monstrosity. When he wakes up, he is surprised that the girl is actually sleeping next to him... Whenever he sleeps from now on, he ends up back at the dream world, and more and more people that he knows keep showing up there too. He finds out from a mysterious masked woman in the dream world named Silk that they are fighting against one named Faydoom, and he is the one who provides the powers to those girls so that they can fight these monsters. And so it goes... -- -- (Source: ANN) -- -- Licensor: -- ADV Films, Sentai Filmworks -- 25,182 6.10
Yuu☆Yuu☆Hakusho (Movie) -- -- Studio Pierrot -- 1 ep -- Manga -- Action Adventure Comedy Demons Supernatural Martial Arts Shounen -- Yuu☆Yuu☆Hakusho (Movie) Yuu☆Yuu☆Hakusho (Movie) -- Yusuke Urameshi is not exactly what you'd call an angel. In fact, some might call him down right devilish. But when he dies in an accident trying to save a child, he finds himself in the Spirit World. Unfortunately for Yusuke, his name is not listed in the Book of Enma, which means it was one big mistake! So he should return from the Spirit World, but must pass a few tests first, and become a detective of the spiritual world. -- -- So now Yusuke works in the Spirit World as a half-dead, half-alive agent for Koenma, son of the ruler of the Spirit World. This position does have its disadvantages, especially when you're trying to enjoy your summer vacation and Koenma gets kidnapped! So now Yusuke must interrupt his summer fun to find Koenma and trade the Golden Seal of King Enma for his life. But if someone other then King Enma has the Golden Seal there will be chaos in the Spirit World! What's a half-dead spirit detective to do? -- -- With the aide of his closest allies, Yusuke sets off for Magma Valley, to save the life of the one who saved his, and find out who's at the bottom of this evil conspiracy. -- -- (Source: AnimeNfo) -- -- Licensor: -- Funimation, Media Blasters -- Movie - Jul 10, 1993 -- 24,728 6.82
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