+1

Get on with positive action!

Less chest beating, poetry, misdirection and encrypted messaging please.

Fae
On 20 Feb 2016 11:37, "Milos Rancic" <mill...@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sat, Feb 20, 2016 at 12:49 AM, Denny Vrandecic
> <dvrande...@wikimedia.org> wrote:
> > Whereas I do not agree with everything you say (but I think those are
> > discussions for another time), I wholeheartedly agree with your insight
> > that the Board as a whole is dumber than its member on average. Thank you
> > for putting this down to words. I would even say, dumber than any of its
> > members (including myself, who probably ranks at the bottom).
> > ...
>
> Denny, are you ready? Take a deep breath! Relax. It won't hurt :P
>
> Do something!
>
> You know you didn't say anything in your email. It looks like your own
> mantra, the product of your need to say something, while struggling
> with anxiety caused by thoughts about possible reactions on your
> email. But I'll stop criticizing here.
>
> What I see as maybe not that visible change to others, but definitely
> a strong sign that something positively has changed inside of the
> Board is your willingness to actually think outside of the usual
> tropes. That's especially thank to Dariusz and you. Dariusz is doing
> something we expected from Sj in the previous life and, yes, your
> mantras are honest and I am sure I am not the only one who noted it.
> They are expressing your and other Board members' fears, confusion,
> lack of understanding the historical significance of your positions,
> but also your good will. That's brave, and that's the *change*,
> paradigm change.
>
> After you reset the culture of denial, you should now start thinking
> how to boot the system again. Forget everything previous, forget the
> common excuses for avoiding responsibility.
>
> Stop crying that you are not the movement leaders. You are. You can
> like or not that fact, but there is no other person or body in
> such position. If your vision is to be just the Board of the Bay Area
> NPO, feel free to do that, but just after you make the environment
> which would relieve you from the position of the movement leaders.
>
> Now, please get out of your cocoons! And do something! We need you here.
>
> --
> Milos
>
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