No one needs to see me masturbating while doing the "funky chicken". It's really better off if I dance like someone is watching me.Ivy wrote: "dance like there's no one watching."
<i>Was that thread drift? I hope not...</i>
Yes, there are. We all have values that, to some extent, compete, and BM should be no different. It's a reflection of the creator on the creation - we, as a group, are the creator. BM is our creation, damnit, and it should be flawed just like us!III wrote:it seems clear that there is a decent diversity among what's considered a core value.
are there values that compete against each other? how concistant should you expect an individuals values to be? and how do you integrate those with others if there's a clash?
2) Trying to accomplish?Tiara wrote: I think there are really two threads encompassed by Badger's question:
1) What does Burning Man mean to *you*? What do you value about your interactions with other Burners? What lessons do you take away from the event?
2) What is Burning Man, as an organization, trying to accomplish? What is its mission statement? What will messages like the regionals letter equate to in actual practice and outcome?
After I did RTFT those were the questions I was asking myself.Bob wrote:RTFT.
And while I was writing down the questions that same thought occured to me. But, hey, this is a conversation so I figured I would converse.Kinetic II wrote:Why sit and analyze it so much? Just go, participate, and enjoy yourself and the company of 30,000+ other like minded individuals.
people for sale wrote:Looking at all of this makes me wonder, what was the original intent for this festival?