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Ben and Jitendra,
I offer that what you two have developed in "Occupy Cafe" is the beginning of a new dignified discourse within our shared humanity bringing forth the possible possibility for a platform of real significant change in our passionate permanent human concerns. Let us first understand and practice appreciate inquiry and dialog in dignity for the fragility, vulnerability, authenticity and stories owning what owns us in our humanness. Let us convene always in the deep…
One of my favorite themes.
This video was recently shared on the Art of Hosting list-serve by Ria Baeck via Simon d’Osogna. I just watched it and it really is a lovely nice-quality video about public participation, citing practices used in one region of Austria like Appreciative Inquiry, Wisdom Council, Citizen Juries, and World Café. I figured some people on this NCDD list might enjoy watching it as well, so am sharing the link.
A 55min video presentation by Manfred…Continue
Eric and I have been happy to host a monthly conversation for the Vital Conversations on Occupy Cafe. We've enjoyed working with Ben Roberts and Jitendra Darling.
We are scheduled for an Ownership Conversation on July 16. But, in the meantime...
If you are interested in learning more about the Peter Block based A Small Group conversation process we use, and can’t get to the in-person monthly meetings in Cincinnati, you're invited to join us at the “In the Clouds with ASG. ”…Continue
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Dr. Vic takes a systems approach to transformative change, with an emphasis or Appreciative Inquiry, or an 'asset/strengths based approach. Click the link below...
I just joined up this morning, after friend forwarded me the info on the 6/11/12 online conversation taking place here. I wanted to introduce myself and my current mission with my blog occupytheology.org I also have been focusing a great dealof late on some efforts by friends of mine in OccupyDC and OccupyFaith , , calling themselves #OccupyChurch. Jeremy John ( @glassdimlyfaith ) of OccupyChurch is planning with me for a couple of sessions at the upcoming Wild Goose Festival…Continue
WHERAS the federal government belongs to all the people, and WHERAS the federal government creates all of the dollar currency used by all the people, and WHERAS all of the dollar currency so created belongs to the public commons until it is deposited in a commercial bank, and WHERAS the federal government can provide funding to employ the unemployed in productive work, and WHERAS all the people benefit from…Continue
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