Re: Community wide Wifi
From: Chris ScottHanson (cscotthansonmac.com)
Date: Mon, 27 Jan 2014 11:05:43 -0800 (PST)
Wise words, Daniel.

Chris ScottHanson

On Jan 27, 2014, at 11:02 AM, Daniel Lindenberger <daniel [at] smallboxcms.com> 
wrote:

> 
> The best advice I can give around wifi is to be careful about how you talk
> to one another about it - treat those with differing experiences or
> thoughts respectfully while having the discussion.
> 
> Our community is in the process of healing rifts from a decision around
> "Smart Meters" that came not at all from the topic, but from the way in
> which folks were with one another.
> If your community is like ours you may have:
> 
> - Folks who "know" that wifi is extremely dangerous, and exposure should be
> limited.
> - Folks who "know" that wifi is totally harmless
> 
> - Folks who "know" that the evidence to look at is peer reviewed science
> - Folks who "know" that the evidence to use is the stories they hear from
> friends and their own experience
> 
> It is easy (and pointlessly divisive) for folks with any combination of the
> first and second "knowledge" to treat those with differing opinions like
> they are ignorant, naive, irrational, etc.
> Our consensus process went off the rails the moment we stopped respectfully
> listening to each other, and started trying to convince each other why
> people weren't thinking clearly about the issue.
> 
> Daniel Lindenberger
> Windsong Cohousing
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> On Mon, Jan 27, 2014 at 10:06 AM, Jerry McIntire
> <jerry.mcintire [at] gmail.com>wrote:
> 
>> 
>> We don't use wifi in our house because we are following the precautionary
>> principle, and hardwire connections are faster.
>> 
>> Jerry
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