A collector's edition of quotations from Buckminster Fuller (1895-1983), great American inventor, thinker, futurist and techno-Utopian philosopher. Best-known as the inventor of the Geodesic dome and the discoverer of the principle of Synergy. A compendium of his essential thoughts, giving you an index to his ideas and ideals, theories and opinions. Arranged alphabetically from A to Z by topic and keyword, with references, providing you points of interest and portals of entrance. Drawn from his books, lectures, letters and interviews. Edited by Alex Ayres, a Harvard and UCLA-educated writer and editor whose previous bestsellers include The Wit and Wisdom of Mark Twain (Harper-Collins) and The Wit and Wisdom of Abraham Lincoln (Penguin). One of the most advanced thinkers of the twentieth century, Buckminster Fuller has much to say to us today about tomorrow. The most wisdom you can get for a dollar.