People don't coalesce into active and committed tribes around the status quo.
The only vibrant tribes in our communities are the ones closer the edges, or those trying to make change. The center is large, but it's not connected.
If you're trying to build a tribe, a community or a movement, and you want it to be safe and beyond reproach at the same time, you will fail.
Heretical thoughts, delivered in a way that capture the attention of the minority--that's the path that works.
From New York Left Forum Lecture on the Science of Organizing: To Defeat Trump and GOP, Rudderless Democratic Party Needs Mass Traction Economic Demands Including 40 Million New Jobs Financed by Federal Reserve Credit and Taxing Wall Street Speculation; Free Four-Year College; Medicare for All; $15 Minimum Wage
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