Everybody or Nobody

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.

~ Buckminster Fuller
Born in 1895, Buckminster Fuller was a man ahead of his time. As far as I can tell, he was more interested in how we be as opposed to what we do.

I have heard, though not been able to verify, that "Bucky" Fuller felt so akin to the planet and all of us on it that he would voluntarily clean up public areas that he found himself in, like airport restrooms. His rationale for this behavior was that we all live here, we all ought to be responsible for it. Whether he did or didn't do what has been attributed to him, it's a concept that I agree with, appreciate, and find worth emulating.

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