Buckminster Fuller, Burning Man and the Synergy of Transformation

September 8, 2014 5:16 PM

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Each year about this time as Burning Ma is in full swing, people ask me if Buckminster Fuller ever participated in the event. Most people figure that since the geodesic domes are so prevalent at Burning Man and Bucky's vision is clearly reflected in Burning Man's Ten Guiding Principles, that he must have been involved in the early days of the event.

Actually, Bucky died in 1983 well before the first Burning Man was conceived. However, there is no doubt that he had a major impact on the San Francisco community that birthed Burning Man. Just take a look at the video Sam Greene uses in his "The Lovesong of R. Buckminster Fuller." There's Bucky in ...

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