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Secrecy vs openness.

I love The Yes Man groupe! Often, I get inspired by their work and read their website. That’s what they’ve got:

As activist and writer George Lakey points out, “To win, movements need to expand. To expand, activists need to trust—themselves, each other, and people they reach out to.” This is true both within the team and with outside allies who are necessary to get the ball rolling. Creating an environment based on suspicion and fear can break a team apart and be totally counterproductive to inspiring others to join your movement.

I think security versus trust is an important principle in group relationships. It is an essential concept for our Visual Assemblies and I would like to discuss it.

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