[Noisebridge-discuss] Hello. I think we a need a new Mission Statement.

William Sargent will.sargent at gmail.com
Sun Apr 6 01:48:42 UTC 2014


It’s just more talk.  

How about stopping people from sleeping at Noisebridge?

Will.

On Apr 5, 2014, at 5:27 PM, Naomi Most <pnaomi at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello, are you happy, taxpayers?
> 
> I'm not.  I'm tired of having conversations over the "point" of Noisebridge.
> 
> Johny Radio has been discussing with me and many others his passion
> for the idea of coming up with a new Mission Statement.  A better,
> stronger, faster Mission Statement, possibly with wings.
> 
> I say, now would be the perfect time.
> 
> Let's write down what we expect from Noisebridge as a space, as a
> community, and as an entity within a larger community (the Mission,
> San Francisco, and the world).
> 
> Let's write down what we expect from Noisebridge members, like what
> Excellence actually /means/ in light of all of the cultural progress
> we've made over the past 7 years.
> 
> This is going to be a major project, a bit like building a Pyramids,
> except without the slave labor implications.  It's not going to happen
> all at once, or come from any one person.  It should come from us all.
> 
> As Johny put it:
> 
> "Until the entire community agrees unanimously on SOME Mission
> Statement, NB will continue to fight internally. The official Mission
> Statement is viewed by some people variously as a farce, or no more
> than legal requirement, or a fascist document, or optional. We cannot
> enforce anything, we cannot prohibit or require anything, until all
> participants verify that they accept and respect the project Mission."
> 
> Let's do it.
> 
> Cheers,
> Naomi
> 
> 
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