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Total Crisis (english)
09 Dec 2002
It was obvious that the fossil fuels were exhaustible. It was obvious that a minority of selfish humans would organize themselves to exploit the majority's transitional dilemmas. I was convinced that within the twentieth century, all of humanity on our planet would enter a period of total crisis....
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It was obvious that the fossil fuels were exhaustible. It was obvious that a minority of selfish humans would organize themselves to exploit the majority's transitional dilemmas. I was convinced that within the twentieth century, all of humanity on our planet would enter a period of total crisis....
...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.

Nineteen twenty-seven was the year when a human first flew alone across an ocean in one day. (In 1944, the DC-4 started flying secret war-ferryings across both the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. In 1961, jet airliners put the ocean passenger ships out of business. In 1981, the world-around airlines flew over a billion and a half scheduled passenger miles and carried hundreds of millions of ton-miles of freight.)

This was the obvious beginning of the swift integration of all humanity, groups of whose members for all their previous millions of years on planet Earth had been so remotely deployed from one another
that they existed as separate nations with ways of life approximately unknown to one another.

It was obvious that the integration would require enormous amounts of energy. It was obvious that the fossil fuels were exhaustible.

It was obvious that a minority of selfish humans would organize themselves to exploit the majority's transitional dilemmas.

I was convinced that within the twentieth century, all of humanity on our planet would enter a period of total crisis.

I could see that there was an alternative to politics and its ever more wasteful, warring, and inherently vain attempts to solve one-sidedly all humanity's basic economic and social problems....

http://bfi.org/grunch_of_giants.htm

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http://egroups.com/group/jpchance - United States President.

http://egroups.com/group/Time-Energy-Accounting - TEA.

http://bfi.org/operating_manual.htm - R. Buckminster Fuller.

http://public-action.com - True or Not? Decide for Yourself.

http://whatreallyhappened.com - CENSORED.

http://vialls.homestead.com - Exposing Media Disinformation.

http://www.awea.org - Prosperity, Not War & Pollution.

http://treasurynet.org - Time + Energy = Wealth.
See also:
egroups.com/group/jpchance
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