Chai Guy wrote:I think the official phrase you are seeking is "immediate experience" (but I could be wrong).
As for art being banned, do you want to talk about a specific example, or is this just a hypothetical future possibility?
What is a "Direct Experience" and how is someone's "Direct Experience" interfered with at burningman? and what happens to burningman when art projects start getting banned from attending?
precipitate wrote:> who is this deciding factor of Burning man and who lets them make
> these decisions, decisions like "Banning Art" like La Contessa.
I'm not sure what parallel you're drawing here. Jiffy Lube was asked to
take their sign out of view of the general public because it (probably)
violated local Nevada laws. That was a law enforcement decision, and one
which I'm quite certain the participants would not have prevailed against
if they'd tried to take it to court.
As far as I know, La Contessa will not be driving the playa next year
because they engendered numerous complaints from participants.
That was a Burning Man organizational decision.
Is the question should people be allowed to anything and everything,
regardless of how it affects others?
dirtytuba wrote:My real question is: gets to decide these things, and who decides who is going to decide these things. what I have heard so far (in somemany words) "its their Party they can do whatever the fuck they want". which I can understand, but what does that say about this so called community who really has no say in the decisions that are made by this "Burning Man organizational decision" and no recourse.....
Badger wrote:What was weird was how individually they all seemed reasonable but put five or so of them together and they turned into this seething, venemous mass of fucknuts.
Badger wrote:There was a whole nest of assholes there. What was weird was how individually they all seemed reasonable but put five or so of them together and they turned into this seething, venemous mass of fucknuts.
The "organization" of Burning Man volunteers, just like you. There is a very small paid staff (around 20) that is mostly comprised of FT office and IT staff. The vast majority Senior and Junior staff members are unpaid but dedicated. Decisions like this are made by them, their volunteer teams, and their managers.
Especially this group... I love watching you pat each other on the back for your UNcreative responses.
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