Posted on November 13, 2017
I haven’t been in this work that long, but long enough to see the joys and pains of organizing. I write this out of a lot of love (and some heartbreak) of what I see in our movement sometimes. Many of us want a world of mutuality, cooperation and love; however, we tend to beat up ourselves or each other trying to get there.
Here are some of my observations of dangerous trends that I see in the movement. I’m guilty of this myself and have been on the receiving end as well. These are not new trends per se but like in my post, Purpose of Over Process, the stakes are high, especially now.
Hopefully this will spark sharper ideas and reflections. There is a lot here and I know many of you feel me on this!
Avoid Pessimism, Perfectionism, and Purism….