Do we have a movement? I hear people talk about “the movement” all the time. Is “the movement” reality or wishful thinking?
Here is what I think a movement needs in order to prosper, grow and make anywhere close to the impact it hopes to make.
None of these things need to be a result of some kind of formal process, but the extent to which they exist and operate, I think, at least in part, define the chances that the movement will be persist and make progress towards the goals it holds dear. None of these things are either or. They are all a matter of degree and they may ebb and flow depending on the circumstances. As you read these consider “the movement.”
- There should be a consensus about the ethics of being a movement. There should be an ethics of what it means to be part of…
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