28 May 1998
Dear GENI Friend,
Two months ago, you received
a presentation on the ideas of Buckminster Fuller.
Many responded with thanks on how valuable these comments
were in reconnecting them with their vision of making
the world a better place for everyone. I was especially
honored that Allegra Fuller Snyder, Bucky's daughter,
will include this piece on the Buckminster Fuller
Institute Web site: www.bfi.org
Another World Forum leader has just offered his
endorsement of the GENI Initiative. Dr.
Ruud Lubbers was Prime Minister of the Netherlands
from 1982-1994, and a true statesman in Western Europe.
Presently an adjunct professor at Harvard/JFK School,
Dr. Lubbers stated:
The GENI Initiative fits right
into the more and more interdependent world. Globalization
is about a more and more borderless world and
the need to respond globally to the needs of mankind.
To preserve our common base, the Earth, we need
to join forces to generate electricity as environmentally
as possible. This is crucial and therefore GENI
Today, I offer you one of the most powerful presentations
from the last State of the World Forum -- by Mahbub
Ul Haq. Dr. Ul Haq was instrumental in creating
the Human Development Report, published annually by
the United Nations Development program. He is one
of the most humane and sincere men I have met. On
this subject, he questions just how compassionate
our society truly is. The disparity between developed
and developing worlds is extreme.
Please share the attached presentation
by Mahbub Ul Haq. His statements offer the reality
of today's world -- and together with the Buckminster
Fuller Memorial Lecture -- the possibility of what
it could be. Please copy these to people that you
know. Help inform them.
Thank you again for
your support. It allows us to accelerate this
In partnership for the planet,
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