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Re: [volunteerism-159] 4 - 2 against OWS volunteering

From: Brian
Sent on: Monday, October 24, 2011 7:18 PM
So are people allowed to lead volunteer events for other political groups besides ows?

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On Oct 24, 2011, at 7:12 PM, "Alan K." <[address removed]> wrote:

> Hi Group,
> 
> I believe in majority rule and complete freedom for individuals.  I will not post an event for OWS, however, if anyone one of you would like to lead and organize a OWS event, email me and I will make you a leader to do this.
> 
> I have been to Woodruff park and can appreciate how a leaderless movement would have 360 degrees of opinions about an infinite number of ideas and no consensus would be present.  Because of this freedom, the movement is getting bad press as the big political parties filter their ideas before they are presented, and these unchecked OWS ideas of this new movement are easy pickens for the media.
> 
> One member here said there are other people more deserving of help and this makes a considerable amount of sense to me.
> 
> Another person remarked that getting involved in politics is not what we should do.  I agree, but I will not prevent any member from requesting to become an event leader to organize a political event.
> 
> Any other comments?
> 
> Thanks
> Alan Kindree
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