By Jacque Fresco
Jacque Fresco envisions a world civilization during which technology and expertise are utilized with human and environmental crisis to safe, guard, and inspire a extra humane global for every body. This booklet bargains a potential means out of our habitual cycles of growth and recession, famine, poverty, a declining atmosphere, and territorial conflicts the place peace is basically the period among wars. It outlines an possible, humane social layout of the close to destiny the place human rights aren't any longer paper proclamations yet a lifestyle. The most sensible that money cannot Buy is a problem to everybody to paintings towards a society during which the entire world's assets turn into the typical historical past of all the earth's humans. it truly is observed by way of 70 colour photographs of Fresco's unique designs, which light up the enjoyable way of life of a world, resource-based economic climate.
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