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Buckminster Fuller

Richard Buckminster Fuller (18951983) was an American architect, systems theorist, author, designer and inventor. Fuller published more than 30 books, coining or popularizing terms such as "Spaceship Earth", ephemeralization, and synergetic. He was awarded 28 United States patents and many honorary doctorates. He spoke and wrote in a unique style. He served in the U.S. Navy in WWI.

He was expelled from Harvard twice: first for spending all his money partying with a vaudeville troupe, and then, after having been readmitted, for his "irresponsibility and lack of interest." 

Fuller was an early environmental activist, coined to mean "doing more with less, and designed affordable, efficient housing.

ASPECT       POINTS                      

Science           4          Patents and honorary doctorates

Law                 0                    

Medicine         0                                                 

Business         2          Architect        

Philosophy      0                                  

Art                   2         Designer, writer

Travel              1         World traveler      

Sports             *               

Beauty            1         Personality

Family             1         Married with children

Fame              1                        

Civic               1          U.S. Navy

Career            1                        

Wealth            0                 

Leader            1         President of Mensa           

Humanity        1         Affordable housing

TOTAL         16         Polymath