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TO THE VILLAGE: With a large college and high school student contingent, occupiers from all over the city have repeatedly marched to Washington Square where at least two general assemblies have convened.
The Commission for Group Dynamics in Assemblies of the Puerta del Sol Protest Camp (Madrid) defined collective thinking as follows: To our understanding, Collective Thinking is diametrically opposed to the kind of thinking propounded by the present system.
Posted 1 year ago on Nov. 3, 2011, 10:21 a.m. EST by OccupyWallSt This past Friday, the General Assembly of Liberty Square voted to adopt an additional coordinating body called a Spokes Council.
Good news culture jammers! The weather forecast for tomorrow is partly cloudy skies and highs of 68°F.
As a passionately-democratic CEO of several companies (for better and for worse, but mostly better, I hope), I share your admiration for these efforts at building effective languages and achieving consensus.
The more familiar something looks, the less threatening it seems. This is why images of funny-looking college students marching up Broadway or shirtless boys banging on drums comprise the bulk of the imagery we see of the Occupy Wall Street movement. Stock brokers look on, police man the barricades, and what appears to be a traditional protest movement carries on another day, week, or month.
Note from Nicole … This post was written by my friend Sara Robinson , a senior fellow at the Campaign for America’s Future .
Aan de mensen die met de tentjes protesteren, BLIJF aub terugkomen, ik heb een aantal goede sprekers van jullie gehoord en wens dat jullie elke week terugkomen, laat anderen maar lachen, maar jullie hebben gelijk. Als Ingenieur logistic en Bachelor economy weet ik dat jullie goed bezig zijn, jullie zijn nodig en hartverwarmend voor al degenen die zich niet meer kunnen verdedigen.
Occupy Wall Street's Democratic Challenge In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content:
A reader sent in this recommended website , which explains the Delphi Technique, how it works, and how it silences dissent while pretending to elicit opinions. Diana Senechal reminds me that in Left Back , I described how social psychologists figured out how to manufacture consensus and how to exclude dissenting voices back in the 1950s.
T he Delphi Technique.