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Category: Social System Design
4 comments18 Jul 2002 @ 11:00 by ted : soci. elections are unique and interesti
Sociocratic elections are like nothing I've ever experienced before. Ted here. It's my website sited above. During my first workshop weekend we did an election. It had to be something real so we chose some to give a review in the evening. Everyone votes on paper first putting their own name on it as well. The facilitator says, "Ted, you voted for Mabel. Why?" A reason is always given. "Because she already seems to understand this stuff and I think she'd present the material clearly." You end up saying nice stuff about each other! People feel good and get positive feedback. The facilitator puts the votes in piles for each person and asks if anyone wants to change their vote. Usually people do. If there's not a clear majority for someone, the facilitator can choose any of the ones most voted for (or even not if they think they can get a 'no objection') and go for a 'no objection' round. The candidate asked about is asked last. Elections are interesting and fun, but most importantly nobody feels like they lost!
21 Jul 2002 @ 07:55 by ming : sociocratic elections
That's interesting. I'd like to try that sometime. I wonder how well it might work online, or whether it depends on in-person facilitation.
30 Apr 2016 @ 01:17 by Minnie @184.108.40.206 : bMjoDZYEhUpkexO
I think it’s a rookie parent mistake, honestly. Or luck of the draw. My oldest di7nd#821&;t take very many naps, nor were they very long. But he was our only, so of course he was constantly held and rocked and all that. With our second, I simply didn’t have the time to just sit and hold her while she slept. She was a champion napper and sleeper, and still is!
3 May 2016 @ 03:46 by Zaylin @220.127.116.11 : UGoDBcXnfpFxyruCCJ
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