<html><body><div style="color:#000; background-color:#fff; font-family:HelveticaNeue, Helvetica Neue, Helvetica, Arial, Lucida Grande, sans-serif;font-size:14pt">Burning Man Founder Larry Harvey wrote the Ten Principles in 2004 as guidelines for the newly-formed <a href="http://regionals.burningman.com/">Regionals Network</a>.
 They were crafted not as a dictate of how people should be and act, but
 as a reflection of the community's ethos and culture as it had 
organically developed since the event's inception.<br><br><div id="yiv2253021224"><div><div style="color:#000;background-color:#fff;font-family:HelveticaNeue, Helvetica Neue, Helvetica, Arial, Lucida Grande, sans-serif;font-size:14pt;">The essence of the 10 principles of Burningman could be a spiritual guide for Noisebridge.<br><br>1.<span id="yiv2253021224yui_3_13_0_ym1_10_1386781011258_20" class="yiv2253021224tab">    Radical Inclusion</span><br><span id="yiv2253021224yui_3_13_0_ym1_10_1386781011258_20" class="yiv2253021224tab">Anyone may be a part of Burning Man. We welcome and respect the 
stranger. No prerequisites exist for participation in our community.<br><br>2.<span id="yiv2253021224yui_3_13_0_ym1_10_1386781011258_24" class="yiv2253021224tab">    Radical Self-reliance</span></span><br><span id="yiv2253021224yui_3_13_0_ym1_10_1386781011258_20" class="yiv2253021224tab"><span id="yiv2253021224yui_3_13_0_ym1_10_1386781011258_24" class="yiv2253021224tab">Burning Man encourages the individual to discover, exercise and rely on his or her inner resources.<br><br>3.<span id="yiv2253021224yui_3_13_0_ym1_10_1386781011258_28" class="yiv2253021224tab">   </span></span></span><span id="yiv2253021224yui_3_13_0_ym1_10_1386781011258_20" class="yiv2253021224tab"><span id="yiv2253021224yui_3_13_0_ym1_10_1386781011258_24" class="yiv2253021224tab"><span id="yiv2253021224yui_3_13_0_ym1_10_1386781011258_28" class="yiv2253021224tab"><span id="yiv2253021224yui_3_13_0_ym1_1_1386781011258_12374" class="yiv2253021224subhead">Leaving No
 Trace</span><br>
Our community respects the environment. We are committed to leaving no 
physical trace of our activities wherever we gather. We clean up after 
ourselves and endeavor, whenever possible, to leave such places in a 
better state than when we found them.</span></span></span><span id="yiv2253021224yui_3_13_0_ym1_10_1386781011258_20" class="yiv2253021224tab"><span id="yiv2253021224yui_3_13_0_ym1_10_1386781011258_24" class="yiv2253021224tab"><span id="yiv2253021224yui_3_13_0_ym1_10_1386781011258_28" class="yiv2253021224tab"><br><br></span></span></span><span id="yiv2253021224yui_3_13_0_ym1_10_1386781011258_20" class="yiv2253021224tab"><span id="yiv2253021224yui_3_13_0_ym1_10_1386781011258_24" class="yiv2253021224tab"><span id="yiv2253021224yui_3_13_0_ym1_10_1386781011258_28" class="yiv2253021224tab">4. <span id="yiv2253021224yui_3_13_0_ym1_10_1386781011258_34" class="yiv2253021224tab">    Participation </span></span></span></span><br><span id="yiv2253021224yui_3_13_0_ym1_10_1386781011258_20" class="yiv2253021224tab"><span id="yiv2253021224yui_3_13_0_ym1_10_1386781011258_24" class="yiv2253021224tab"><span
 id="yiv2253021224yui_3_13_0_ym1_10_1386781011258_28" class="yiv2253021224tab"><span id="yiv2253021224yui_3_13_0_ym1_10_1386781011258_34" class="yiv2253021224tab">Our community is committed to a radically participatory ethic. We 
believe that transformative change, whether in the individual or in 
society, can occur only through the medium of deeply personal 
participation. We achieve being through doing. Everyone is invited to 
work. Everyone is invited to</span></span></span></span><a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="http://www.burningman.com/whatisburningman/about_burningman/principles.html#" class="yiv2253021224FAtxtL" id="yiv2253021224FALINK_2_0_1"><span id="yiv2253021224yui_3_13_0_ym1_10_1386781011258_62" style="color:rgb(0, 0, 0);"> </span>play</a>. We make the world real through actions that open the heart.<span id="yiv2253021224yui_3_13_0_ym1_10_1386781011258_20" class="yiv2253021224tab"><span id="yiv2253021224yui_3_13_0_ym1_10_1386781011258_24" class="yiv2253021224tab"><span id="yiv2253021224yui_3_13_0_ym1_10_1386781011258_28" class="yiv2253021224tab"><span id="yiv2253021224yui_3_13_0_ym1_10_1386781011258_34" class="yiv2253021224tab"><br><br>5.<span id="yiv2253021224yui_3_13_0_ym1_10_1386781011258_40" class="yiv2253021224tab">   </span></span></span></span></span><span id="yiv2253021224yui_3_13_0_ym1_10_1386781011258_20" class="yiv2253021224tab"><span
 id="yiv2253021224yui_3_13_0_ym1_10_1386781011258_24" class="yiv2253021224tab"><span id="yiv2253021224yui_3_13_0_ym1_10_1386781011258_28" class="yiv2253021224tab"><span id="yiv2253021224yui_3_13_0_ym1_10_1386781011258_34" class="yiv2253021224tab"><span id="yiv2253021224yui_3_13_0_ym1_10_1386781011258_40" class="yiv2253021224tab"><span id="yiv2253021224yui_3_13_0_ym1_1_1386781011258_13954" class="yiv2253021224subhead">Communal Effort</span><br>
Our community values creative cooperation and collaboration. We strive to produce, promote and protect <a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="http://www.burningman.com/whatisburningman/about_burningman/principles.html#" class="yiv2253021224FAtxtL" id="yiv2253021224FALINK_1_0_0">social networks</a> , public spaces, works of art, and methods of communication that support such interaction.<br><br></span></span></span></span></span><div id="yiv2253021224yui_3_13_0_ym1_1_1386781011258_12571">6.<span id="yiv2253021224yui_3_13_0_ym1_1_1386781011258_13509" class="yiv2253021224tab">    </span><span id="yiv2253021224yui_3_13_0_ym1_1_1386781011258_12570" class="yiv2253021224subhead">Gifting</span><br>
Burning Man is devoted to acts of gift giving. The value of a gift is 
unconditional. Gifting does not contemplate a return or an exchange for 
something of equal value.</div>

<div id="yiv2253021224yui_3_13_0_ym1_1_1386781011258_12564"><span id="yiv2253021224yui_3_13_0_ym1_1_1386781011258_13510" class="yiv2253021224subhead"><br id="yiv2253021224yui_3_13_0_ym1_10_1386781011258_75"></span></div><div style="color:rgb(0, 0, 0);font-size:18.6667px;font-family:HelveticaNeue, Helvetica Neue, Helvetica, Arial, Lucida Grande, sans-serif;background-color:transparent;font-style:normal;" id="yiv2253021224yui_3_13_0_ym1_10_1386781011258_102"><span id="yiv2253021224yui_3_13_0_ym1_1_1386781011258_13510" class="yiv2253021224subhead">7.<span id="yiv2253021224yui_3_13_0_ym1_10_1386781011258_79" class="yiv2253021224tab">  </span></span><span id="yiv2253021224yui_3_13_0_ym1_1_1386781011258_13954" class="yiv2253021224subhead"><span id="yiv2253021224yui_3_13_0_ym1_10_1386781011258_110" class="yiv2253021224tab">   </span></span><span id="yiv2253021224yui_3_13_0_ym1_10_1386781011258_20" class="yiv2253021224tab"><span
 id="yiv2253021224yui_3_13_0_ym1_10_1386781011258_24" class="yiv2253021224tab"><span id="yiv2253021224yui_3_13_0_ym1_10_1386781011258_28" class="yiv2253021224tab">Radical Self expression</span></span></span><br><span id="yiv2253021224yui_3_13_0_ym1_10_1386781011258_20" class="yiv2253021224tab"><span id="yiv2253021224yui_3_13_0_ym1_10_1386781011258_24" class="yiv2253021224tab"><span id="yiv2253021224yui_3_13_0_ym1_10_1386781011258_28" class="yiv2253021224tab">Radical self-expression arises from the</span></span></span><a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="http://www.burningman.com/whatisburningman/about_burningman/principles.html#" class="yiv2253021224FAtxtL" id="yiv2253021224FALINK_3_0_2"> unique gifts</a>
 of the individual. No one other than the individual or a collaborating 
group can determine its content.  It is offered as a gift to others. In 
this spirit, the giver should respect the rights and liberties of the 
recipient.

<span id="yiv2253021224yui_3_13_0_ym1_10_1386781011258_20" class="yiv2253021224tab"><span id="yiv2253021224yui_3_13_0_ym1_10_1386781011258_24" class="yiv2253021224tab"><span id="yiv2253021224yui_3_13_0_ym1_10_1386781011258_28" class="yiv2253021224tab"><br><br></span></span></span><br><span id="yiv2253021224yui_3_13_0_ym1_10_1386781011258_99" class="yiv2253021224tab">8.<span class="tab">    </span>  </span><span class="tab"></span><span id="yiv2253021224yui_3_13_0_ym1_1_1386781011258_14765" class="yiv2253021224subhead">Civic Responsibility</span><br><div id="yiv2253021224yui_3_13_0_ym1_1_1386781011258_12441">
We value civil society. Community members who organize events should 
assume responsibility for public welfare and endeavor to communicate 
civic responsibilities to participants. They must also assume 
responsibility for conducting events in accordance with local, state and
 federal laws.<br><br></div><span id="yiv2253021224yui_3_13_0_ym1_10_1386781011258_20" class="yiv2253021224tab"><span id="yiv2253021224yui_3_13_0_ym1_10_1386781011258_24" class="yiv2253021224tab"><span id="yiv2253021224yui_3_13_0_ym1_10_1386781011258_28" class="yiv2253021224tab"><span id="yiv2253021224yui_3_13_0_ym1_10_1386781011258_34" class="yiv2253021224tab"><span id="yiv2253021224yui_3_13_0_ym1_10_1386781011258_40" class="yiv2253021224tab"> </span></span></span></span></span><br>9.<span class="tab">    </span><span class="subhead">Immediacy</span><br>
Immediate experience is, in many ways, the most important touchstone of 
value in our culture.  We seek to overcome barriers that stand between 
us and a recognition of our inner selves, the reality of those around 
us, participation in society, and contact with a natural world exceeding
 human powers.  No idea can substitute for this experience.<br><br> </div>

<span id="yiv2253021224yui_3_13_0_ym1_1_1386781011258_14765" class="yiv2253021224subhead"></span><span id="yiv2253021224yui_3_13_0_ym1_10_1386781011258_99" class="yiv2253021224tab"></span><br>10.<span class="tab"><span class="tab">    </span> </span><span class="tab"><span id="yiv2253021224yui_3_13_0_ym1_1_1386781011258_13510" class="yiv2253021224subhead"><span id="yiv2253021224yui_3_13_0_ym1_10_1386781011258_79" class="yiv2253021224tab"></span>Decommodification</span><br>
In order to preserve the spirit of gifting, our community seeks to 
create social environments that are unmediated by commercial 
sponsorships, transactions, or advertising. We stand ready to protect 
our culture from such exploitation. We resist the substitution of 
consumption for participatory experience.</span><div id="yiv2253021224yui_3_13_0_ym1_1_1386781011258_12953"><span id="yiv2253021224yui_3_13_0_ym1_1_1386781011258_13954" class="yiv2253021224subhead"><br id="yiv2253021224yui_3_13_0_ym1_10_1386781011258_106"></span></div><span class="tab"><br></span><br><div id="yiv2253021224"><div><div class="yiv2253021224yui_3_13_0_ym1_1_1386781011258_10914" style="color:#000;background-color:#fff;font-family:HelveticaNeue, Helvetica Neue, Helvetica, Arial, Lucida Grande, sans-serif;font-size:14pt;"><div id="yiv2253021224yui_3_13_0_1_1383896918636_4282"></div></div></div></div></div></div></div></div></body></html>