Decisions that affect the group collectively must be agreed on by all members.
The consensus process emphasizes listening, empathy, creativity, and a refusal to allow a majority to overrun a minority. Although group decisions must be made together, the process also honors participants' autonomy in all other matters.What is the legal status of the community’s assets and creations?
New participants may join as long as no existing participants object.How are participants suspended or removed?
Participants may be removed if a proposal to do so passes the consensus process of all other participants.What special roles can participants hold, and how are roles assigned?
The group can create roles, attach participants to them, and assign them authority over specified sub-domains.Are there limits on the terms or powers of participant roles?
The consensus process proceeds as follows. Any participant may make a proposal for a decision at any group meeting open to which all participants are invited. Once stated, the proposal may be discussed, and the proposer may accept others' amendments. The proposal passes if all participants present either move to approve it or abstain from doing so. If a participant holds a serious concern—one that they believe threatens the basic values or integrity of the group—they may block it, and it does not pass.How are policies implemented?
Unless otherwise stated, the proposer is responsible for leading the implementation of their proposal.How does the community monitor and evaluate its policy implementation?
The group may modify this Rule through the consensus process.
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