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Consumerium talk:Consumerians by fields of interest
I am introducing this shameless replication of a Wikipedian concept in an effort to...
- clarify the nature and extent of Consumerium in a way some may find less abstract than a Mission Statement.
- The principle of rendezvous by interests is very sound. But please rename it interests of Consumerium contributors or something else that does not imply "we" are a clique. Thx - trolls, who are not "Consumerians", not "Wikipedians", and wish to allow people to contribute without having to declare this kind of information about themselves.
- Mandatory cliques have a name here: they're called factions, and they're used only to resolve serious disputes that we have no other fair way to resolve. Surely you can see the problem with one group of people who are willing to socialize calling itself "Consumerians" and those who don't socialize not able to build up social capital in the same way or with the same history. Faction names must emphasize differences not similarities. For instance you know what kind of party will call itself after the country that it runs to rule...
- take an informal inventory of humyn resources potentially available to a project of Consumerium's nature, whatever that is.
If the Consumerium finds any of these topics to be off-topic, it is requested to waive non-subtractivity and summarily remove them from the list.
- Any user can do this obviously.
This should facilitate the first objective without a huge compromise of the second, unless of course my view of humyn nature is even more overly optimystic than even I had thought. Please forgive me for deficiencies in my understanding of Mediawikian outlining protocol.
Or is this all redundant given Consumerium Concepts?
- No. Consumerium Concepts lists all sorts of legacy terms from "the XML" era. --Juxo 22:18, 27 Mar 2004 (EET)
- Also, the rendezvous by interests need not be restricted to just those interests relevant to this or other essential projects, especially if it's just a Consumerium social club. Finding the interests of Consumerium contributors in common might be important to building social capital here. Just please do not invent a mandatory clique called "Consumerian" that "we all must belong to or be considered anti-social."