Re: [wg-review] [CONSENSUS] IS A LOADED TERM...
> I believe "consensus" is a recipe for gang rule; the most powerful and organized gangs rule!
> Where is the pro-consensus platform's DEFINITION of a CONSENSUS? After all, haven't they been the ones working by "consensus"?
> That there is a great dissent regarding the understanding of this term "consensus" within this WG... let *this* be logged in any report to COUNCIL (or shall
> we say *counsel*).
> I strenuously object to the idea of the suppression of any MAJORITY mandated State of Affairs and/or Government in any ORGANIZATION OF HUMAN
> BEINGS. I think many people on this WG agree. I call for a second.
> Sotiris Sotiropoulos
> Hermes Network, Inc.
I understand that one of the polls that has been conducted, showed that
76% of the participants supported voting by simple majority, rather than
the "consensus" method.
With such an overwhelming majority, to me, theis working group clearly
supposrts that simple majority votes should be used, and, not
I therefore support a resolution "that this working group has decided,
through voting, that simple majority voting, and, not so-called
"consensus", should be used to determine matters, and, that "consensus"
has been unable to be defined to an extent which the members of the
workinggroup find acceptable."
If that motion has not been moved, then, I move it (if I can), for
inclusion, in the final report.
Armadale, West Australia
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