From:   Ras Arthemio Selassie <arthemiogod@gmail.com>
Sent time:   Saturday, October 29, 2011 2:18:58 PM
To:   globalrevolutionmedia@googlegroups.com
Subject:   Re: [GlobalRevolutionMedia] ABE & FIX PROPOSALS
 

I will be there.

On Saturday, October 29, 2011, Abraham Heisler <abe@abrahamheisler.com> wrote:
> I will be there.
>
> On Sat, Oct 29, 2011 at 3:10 PM,  <jaimexo@gmail.com> wrote:
>> In the interest of moving forward, let's allow for tomorrow's meeting to be
>> the last opportunity to express concerns and making amendments to these
>> proposals. We should bring it to a vote by meeting close.
>> I recommend a high attendance tomorrow, so we can clear agenda items and
>> plan for the week/weeks ahead.
>> Can I get a raise of hands to who plan to attend the 11am meeting?
>> I will attend.
>> On Oct 28, 2011, at 10:55 PM, Fix <senorfix@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> Hey everybody,
>>
>> Let's all try to get to the meeting tomorrow folks so we can discuss and
>> find solutions to Katie's concerns and insure there are no others - ok?
>>
>> Besides there are still some additional items to discuss and there is the
>> schedule for the day.
>>
>> Any chance we can start the meeting at 10:30 given there ara a variety of
>> events to be covered that start at 12?
>>
>> Michael Fix
>>
>> Sent from my Star Trek like, mobile communication device, which is
>> destroying language.
>>
>> On Oct 28, 2011 5:35 PM, "Katie Davison" <katiedavison@rogueproduction.com>
>> wrote:
>>>
>>> Re the coordination and creative proposals.
>>>
>>> Abe's proposal - sounds fantastic.
>>>
>>> Fix's proposal -
>>>
>>> I have some concerns with the way proposals are touted.
>>>
>>> To me, this proposal reads like it still favors working outside the
>>> working group.
>>>
>>> What if there isn't enough time at the meeting to get to your proposed
>>> project and you have some kind of deadline for the free gear or space you've
>>> procured?
>>>
>>> What if your specific project isn't prioritized for a variety of reasons
>>> that could range from someone missing it on the 1000 email deep email thread
>>> we are all dealing with, to the interest level of other individuals in the
>>> working group?
>>>
>>> I think this undercuts a level of autonomy that needs to exist to allow
>>> people any level of creative satisfaction.
>>>
>>> Am I right in understanding that at least 3 people from the working group
>>> need to be involved to make a project a go?
>>>
>>> I think that's problematic.
>>>
>>> What if someone wants to work with creative's outside the existing working
>>> group.  BUT the very nature of getting those people involved will bring them
>>> into the Occupy fold.  How would this be handled?  Would they have to first
>>> come to meetings before the project could begin?  How many meetings?  Just
>>> one?  Just one meeting doesn't feel like active participation in the group
>>> to me.
>>>
>>> Anyone that's been part of the process for any amount of time has felt the
>>> frustration of working within the process.
>>>
>>> I absolutely agree that that needs to be dealt with, however, I don't
>>> think it's a good idea to require all projects to first be vetted, voted
>>> upon and prioritized by the group before they even begin.
>>>
>>> This feels a bit like creative castration by the process.  However, I have
>>> not been at a meeting all week, so I know I have not heard the vast array of
>>> arguments for this proposal. I am all ears. I will be there tomorrow.
>>>
>>> I just asked that this not be pushed through without my voice being
>>> heard.
>>
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