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Designing and hosting our event, January 15, 2007
Submitted by George Por on October 27, 2006 - 07:31.
designing for generative spacesthis may be more appropriate for a forum on designing and contemplating what we want for our time together. this would be part of the intention piece for that. i just read this on the open space list and it resonated with me in terms of what CIC can be: What we are about in opening space is bringing people into proximity,
Proximity: notice what can happen when we bring people who care near
each other. Ideas bounce and blend and reproduce. Passions infuse. Keep
us in tightly sealed containers and nothing new happens. Juxtapose us
and there is possibility. For fire.
Which raises for me the question of why do people try to keep others in
tightly sealed containers, such as "do me" audiences who are not allowed
to talk back, let alone with each other? Is it lack of experience with
any container where people can let their lights shine on each other? Is
it fear of the fire? Something else?
Ever notice that after a play or a good seminar, when we go home we want
to talk about it? We want to assimilate it, re-enjoy, extend it. What if
we could harness that energy at the event itself? Get the people there
to assimilate, re-enjoy and especially extend it, starting right there?
Is this what OS is?