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  • From: fredbaud AT
  • To: "WikiWorld" <wikiworld AT>
  • Subject: Re: [Wiki World] Let's open the list :)
  • Date: Sat, 01 Sep 2007 13:20:59 +0000

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Marc Riddell [mailto:michaeldavid86 AT]
>Sent: Saturday, September 1, 2007 06:46 AM
>To: 'WikiWorld'
>Subject: Re: [Wiki World] Let's open the list :)
>on 8/31/07 11:57 PM, fredbaud AT at fredbaud AT
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Marc Riddell [mailto:michaeldavid86 AT]
>> Sent: Friday, August 31, 2007 10:00 PM
>> To: 'WikiWorld'
>> Subject: Re: [Wiki World] Let's open the list :)
>> on 8/31/07 9:28 PM, fredbaud AT at fredbaud AT wrote:
>> Well, are you familiar with Wilfred Bion's Experiences in Groups? Fight or
>> Flight, etc.?
>> Fred
>> Oh yes, the Tavistock Group. I have done quite a bit of work with persons
>> suffering from PTSD. In addition to individual work, I also have them work in
>> groups. Some of these persons have gone on to help with a crisis intervention
>> team I direct which responds to such events as shootings, mine accidents and
>> other such traumatic events. There is healing in helping.
>> Myself, I worked with Carl Rogers in the 60s at the "Institute for the Study
>> of the Person" in California.
>> As for "fight or flight"; if you're referring to the Wikien-l List - I very
>> probably will choose the fight. Besides I'm getting old - I don't 'flight'
>> very fast anymore :-)
>> Marc
>> No, "Flight or fight" is one of the states a group can get into, a singularly
>> unproductive state during which little gets done.
>> Fred
>Yes, but here we are dealing with the third response, "freeze" - which
>renders the group incapable of any action. And, without some type of
>intervention, this is where the entire Project is headed.
>The reality is that Wikien-l is no longer a group - but a splintered,
>leaderless, directionless mob. And, my fear is that the entire Project
>itself will soon follow.

Actually, there is no shortage at all of leaders, but most have agendas.


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