Another role model: “Bucky” Fuller

I think Buckminster Fuller’s story played an important role in my decision to become a self-made farmer. Observe this excerpt from Wikipedia:

Throughout his life, Fuller was concerned with the question “Does humanity have a chance to survive lastingly and successfully on planet Earth, and if so, how?” Considering himself an average individual without special monetary means or academic degree, he chose to devote his life to this question, trying to find out what an individual like him could do to improve humanity’s condition that large organizations, governments, or private enterprises inherently could not do.

One of my favorite sayings is his:

“You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change things, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.”

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