|Fwd: Respects and Responsibilities--the real thing!||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: PattyMara (PattyMaraaol.com)|
|Date: Sun, 23 Jan 2000 09:26:31 -0700 (MST)|
--part1_5f.8f7443.25bc8347_boundary Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit --part1_5f.8f7443.25bc8347_boundary Content-Type: message/rfc822 Content-Disposition: inline Return-Path: <ecohousing [at] xtra.co.nz> Received: from rly-yd01.mx.aol.com (rly-yd01.mail.aol.com [172.18.150.1]) by air-yd02.mail.aol.com (v67_b1.21) with ESMTP; Fri, 21 Jan 2000 17:22:12 -0500 Received: from mta3-rme.xtra.co.nz (mta3-rme.xtra.co.nz [126.96.36.199]) by rly-yd01.mx.aol.com (v67_b1.21) with ESMTP; Fri, 21 Jan 2000 17:21:53 -0500 Received: from robin-allison ([188.8.131.52]) by mta3-rme.xtra.co.nz (InterMail v4.01.01.00 201-229-111) with SMTP id <20000121222148.HXGZ3144.mta3-rme@robin-allison> for <PattyMara [at] aol.com>; Sat, 22 Jan 2000 11:21:48 +1300 Message-ID: <3888DC02.2784 [at] xtra.co.nz> Date: Sat, 22 Jan 2000 11:21:54 +1300 From: Robin Allison <ecohousing [at] xtra.co.nz> Reply-To: ecohousing [at] xtra.co.nz MIME-Version: 1.0 To: PattyMara [at] aol.com Subject: Re:Respects and Responsibilities Content-Type: text/plain; charset=iso-8859-1 Content-Transfer-Encoding: 8bit Hi PattyMara, When I visited Tierra Nueva in October as part of my travels after the coho conference, I copied the Respects and Responsibilities from all the bits of paper around the common house to take back to my group. I thought it would be useful to post them on the list, but don't feel it's my right to do this, as it is a Tierra Nueva document. Here they are in email form anyway; maybe you could post them yourself or let me know if it's OK for me to do so. Isn't email great! Regards, Robin Allison Waitakere Eco-Neighbourhood Cohousing Project Auckland, NZ RESPECTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES As a member of Tierra Nueva Cohousing I support the "R & R"s as GUIDING PRINCIPLES for desirable behaviours. Always living up to these to the best of my ability, I agree to: 1. Physical Respect · Respect personal boundaries · Touch others appropriately · Refrain from violence 2. Emotional · Respect others? feelings and emotions · Take responsibility for my own feelings and emotions 3. Verbal · Be honest · Use respectful forms of communication with others · Hear what others say to me 4. Territorial · Respect my own and others? right to privacy, solitude, quiet, and security in our private space · Negotiate the use of community (common) space 5. Material · Care for property, respecting private and community-owned possessions 6. Diversity · Respect the diversity of age, gender, race, sexual orientation, spiritual practise and physical and mental capabilities 7. Community Consensus · Respect the community structure and consensus decision-making process RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Be conscientious in attending community meetings. 2. Take responsibility for communicating my ideas and my feelings. 3. Contribute time and energy in the form of work parties and chores. Negotiate duration and terms of any reduction in participation that I may require. 4. Serve as a contributing member of a committee or rotating team, such as facilitator teams or common house manager teams. 5. Be open and conscientious regarding my financial responsibilities. 6. Inform the community about guests staying for extended periods of time and any changes in my personal situation that affect the community and/or my ability to contribute to it. 7. Promptly inform the appropriate people about any violence or serious violations of the "R & R"s that I witness. --part1_5f.8f7443.25bc8347_boundary--
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