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Buckminster Fuller�s pupils called my writings �comprehensivist� and I did not know what he meant.� I then read some of Fuller�s work and saw the point.� My writings since then have been more consciously comprehensivist (also called �generalist�) in nature.� This essay is intended to draw a comprehensive picture of life on Earth, the human journey, and energy's role.� The references that support this essay are usually to works written for non-scientists or those of modest academic achievement so that non-scientists can study the same works without needing specialized scientific training.� I am trying to help form a comprehensive awareness in a tiny fraction of the global population.� Between 5,000 and 7,000 people is my goal .� My hope is that the energy issue can become that tiny fraction's focus.� Properly educated, that group might be able to help catalyze an energy effort that can overcome the obstacles.� That envisioned group may help humanity in many ways, but my primary goal is manifesting those technologies in the public sphere in a way that nobody risks life or livelihood.� I have seen too many wrecked and prematurely ended lives ( 1, 2 ) and plan to avoid those fates, for both myself and the group�s members.

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