The power of metaphors
I chose the image of a space station for the header of this article because that's what our friends at c-base (where we did the Radical Sovereignty Workshop in September) chose as their metaphor for the space they have been running for 20 years. To them, thinking about c-base as a space station helps everyone navigate the space and the institution managing it better.
That doesn't mean I believe Common Ground should be likened to a space station. Quite the opposite, we may represent something much more earthly, like a Garden or, as Jan likes to do, a Plattenbau.
Whatever it is, converging on a metaphor could become a really powerful tool in how we talk about Common Ground and how we organize ourselves on here.
Feel free to share your thoughts anywhere on CG.
Live long and prosper 🖖🏽
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