• However, if we leave the industrial machinery and their energy-distribution networks and leave them also all the people who have routine jobs operating the industrial machinery and distributing its products, and we take away from all the industrial countries all their ideologies and all the politicians and political machine workers, people would keep right on eating. Possibly getting on a little better than before.

    R. Buckminster Fuller “Utopia or Oblivion: The Prospects for Humanity”, Estate of R. Buckminster Fuller