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==Visioning Exercise #4, Non-negotiables==
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This is the result of [[User:Shannon Binns|Shannon Binns]], [[User:James Cowan|James Cowan]], [[User:Jan Steinman|Jan Steinman]], and [[User:Carol Wagner|Carol Wagner]] working through ''Exercise #4, Non-negotiables,'' from {{ISBN|9780865714717|Creating a Life Together}}, pages 49-50.
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''The following are in alphabetical order. The order does '''not''' reflect any priority or preference.''
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===Must Haves===
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* commitment to group process and growth as community
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* [[consensus]]
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* earth-centered
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* efforts for complete (conflict) resolution
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* [[WikiPedia:egalitarian|egalitarian]]
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* fair governance
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* fairness to animals
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* fearless, yet careful
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* goats and chickens
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* healing centre
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* mindfulness
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* {{ISBN|9781892005281|Nonviolent Communication}}
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* open door policy (elaborate?)
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* opportunities for all to support self and others in paths of NVC, compassion, and loving kindness
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* organic
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* [[Permaculture]]
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* physical and emotional health systems
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* [[WikiPedia:radical transparency|radical transparency]]
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* recycling, composting, salvaging, and scavenging
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* religious neutrality (no official or encouraged religion)
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* respect for others
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* responsibility and accountability
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* sawdust toilets, humanure
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* shared meals
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* south coast of British Columbia
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* support for children and families
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* sustainable actions
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* welcoming guests and family
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===Must Not Haves===
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* blame/shame
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* control/resistance
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* cows
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* defense oriented
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* detached, non-clustered housing
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* ego/arrogance
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* [[high horse]]
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* horses
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* illegal drugs (some debate, support for responsible, private use of [[recreational intoxicants]])
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* long term debt
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* over capacity use of living and non-living resources
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* separation between clique or individuals
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* strongly hierarchical
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* survivalist
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* tobacco habitual use (medicinal, religious use okay)
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* urban setting
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* violence
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* weapons
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[[Category:Ethics]]
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[[Category:Exercises]]
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[[Category:Social]]

Latest revision as of 03:03, 13 January 2021

This exercise is part of the process of creating our guidance documents (vision, mission, and purpose), and is not cast in stone as official policy.

Visioning Exercise #4, Non-negotiables

This is the result of Shannon Binns, James Cowan, Jan Steinman, and Carol Wagner working through Exercise #4, Non-negotiables, from Creating a Life Together: Practical Tools to Grow Ecovillages and Intentional Communities , pages 49-50.

The following are in alphabetical order. The order does not reflect any priority or preference.

Must Haves

  • commitment to group process and growth as community
  • consensus
  • earth-centered
  • efforts for complete (conflict) resolution
  • egalitarian
  • fair governance
  • fairness to animals
  • fearless, yet careful
  • goats and chickens
  • healing centre
  • mindfulness
  • open door policy (elaborate?)
  • opportunities for all to support self and others in paths of NVC, compassion, and loving kindness
  • organic
  • Permaculture
  • physical and emotional health systems
  • radical transparency
  • recycling, composting, salvaging, and scavenging
  • religious neutrality (no official or encouraged religion)
  • respect for others
  • responsibility and accountability
  • sawdust toilets, humanure
  • shared meals
  • south coast of British Columbia
  • support for children and families
  • sustainable actions
  • welcoming guests and family

Must Not Haves

  • blame/shame
  • control/resistance
  • cows
  • defense oriented
  • detached, non-clustered housing
  • ego/arrogance
  • high horse
  • horses
  • illegal drugs (some debate, support for responsible, private use of recreational intoxicants)
  • long term debt
  • over capacity use of living and non-living resources
  • separation between clique or individuals
  • strongly hierarchical
  • survivalist
  • tobacco habitual use (medicinal, religious use okay)
  • urban setting
  • violence
  • weapons

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