|Re: Great moments in consensus||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: David Heimann (heimanntheworld.com)|
|Date: Sat, 26 Dec 2009 14:19:13 -0800 (PST)|
Hi Kay,Actually, "concessions" are indeed part of gaining consensus. I know we've settled a number of difficult consensus decisions by making concessions to one or more of the dissident households.
Even with concessions, however, it's still an amazing accomplishment that the Senate Democrats were able to carry out, and I'd still like to know how they were able to do it!
Regards, David (David Heimann, JP Cohousing) Date: Fri, 25 Dec 2009 12:59:12 -0800 From: "Kay Wilson Fisk" <kwwilson [at] bartcommunity.org> Subject: Re: [C-L]_ Great moments in consensus To: "'Cohousing-L'" <cohousing-l [at] cohousing.org> Message-ID: <005f01ca85a5$1c425e10$54c71a30$@org> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii" How did they do it? I think it's called "concessions" - like the senator from ND who got a big tax break for his constituents written into the bill in exchange for his vote (while the other 49 states pay their share). I'm not sure this is going to work for cohousing. Kay Bartimaeus Cohousing -----Original Message----- From: cohousing-l-bounces+kwwilson=bartcommunity.org [at] cohousing.org [mailto:cohousing-l-bounces+kwwilson=bartcommunity.org [at] cohousing.org] On Behalf Of David Heimann Sent: Thursday, December 24, 2009 6:35 PM To: cohousing-l [at] cohousing.org Subject: [C-L]_ Great moments in consensus Hello Everyone, Congratulations to the Senate Democrats! Just think of the some of the controversial issues cohousers have to deal with. We have more than enough difficulty getting some 12 (small) to 40 (large) households to consensus, where we have far more basic agreement to start with than did the Senate Democrats. They needed to get 60 people to consensus on a set of far more controversial issues than we've ever had to face. Someone needs to write up their story for inspiration to cohousing groups everywhere! Bemusing on "how in the world did they do it", David *-- "I Make Numbers Talk"* _________________________________________________________________Cohousing-L mailing list -- Unsubscribe, archives and other info at: http://www.cohousing.org/cohousing-L/
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End of Cohousing-L Digest, Vol 71, Issue 18 *******************************************
Great moments in consensus David Heimann, December 24 2009
- Re: Great moments in consensus Kay Wilson Fisk, December 25 2009
- Re: Great moments in consensus David Heimann, December 26 2009
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