[hackerspaces] How is that consensus thing working out?

Chris Weiss cweiss at gmail.com
Tue Aug 30 04:14:28 CEST 2011

On Mon, Aug 29, 2011 at 6:53 PM, lloyd kinder <lkindr at yahoo.com> wrote:
> * I think majority rule is awful. And consensus works better if you do it as
> win-win, which means everyone wins. With win-win you get each person or side
> to say what their main concern is. If there are any opposing concerns, you
> ask everyone to see if they can think of a solution that would satisfy both
> or all concerns. If no other solution comes up, make a temporary decision,
> if needed, then wait till next time and see if anyone has thought of a
> solution that would satisfy all concerns. You can get help from outsiders,
> like on the net, to think of solutions too, if needed.

we certainly talk out the options first, and have in the past scrapped
ideas due to this.  nothing should be put to a vote without a
discussion first.  reality sits somewhere between majority rule and
consensus. neither is perfect.  reality isn't perfect either.

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