Who is R.Buckminster Fuller? – ever more relevant today

I never met R.Buckminster Fuller, or Bucky as he preferred to be called, in person, although I know many people who did. But of all the possible humans in Universe, Bucky has influenced my life more than any other. This article is not so much about the man and his history, which you can easily discover though Wikipedia and his … Read More

Synergy – when one plus one equals one thousand

No amount of examination of a poisonous gas, Chloride, or an explosive metal, Sodium, would ever have anyone believe that when the two are mixed together in nature we get a harmless white powder that we sprinkle on food. Yet the marriage of Sodium and Chloride creates salt. This is synergy in action. Dissection down to the cellular level, of … Read More

Dare to be Naive – cultivate environments of extreme learning

Last week I attended the Sydney edition of the Blockchain workshops convened by COALA. 400 mostly nerdish types from all over the world. I was in heaven. In many areas, right out of my depth. Some of the people are so friggin smart when it comes to code and the language of technology. A language that I barely speak. Yet … Read More

You have to move – Universe does not respond to inertia

Nothing happens until someone/you…moves. (Albert Einstein) On some level it doesn’t matter what the movement is…as long as there is movement. Buckminster Fuller described it as precession…and until you move there is no possibility of a precessional effect, which is natures main effect. Go for the goal and get the precession. Go for the honey and get life on Earth. … Read More

Lifting the veil – the real apocalypse- on breaking down illusions

The word apocalypse comes from Greek, apokalypsis, meaning an uncovering, a lifting of the veil, or the disclosure of something hidden, a surprise. Almost all humans are under under some illusion. Each illusion has a depth or hierarchy to it. The more able you are to perceive multiple perspectives simultaneously, generally the less your level of illusion. Human history is … Read More

What great lies do we swallow in business, hook, line, sinker

    My mentor, R.Buckmintser Fuller, knew this intuitively as a boy. When the teacher told him to draw a straight line, he questioned the existence of a straight line. He went on to question the mathematical principles based on the square. Square roots, buildings designed around the square or rectangle. (Squares do not hold their shape unless they are … Read More