Getting a job near my house fucking RULES*. I have traded waiting for a bus in the rain and snow for a consistent self-care routine.
I know it's a little thing, but watching the sunrise with coffee and a sudoku puzzle is a great ritual for me.
* mandatory ancom disclaimer that no job under capitalism actually rules
A problem with consensus-style decisionmaking is that it doesn't exist in a vacuum. External and internal pressures will always require that *something* be done, usually sooner than later.
If unanimity is the condition for moving forward on any decision, then it will be forced out of base necessity. Objections will go unvoiced, or be rolled under the strongest voices at the moment of crisis.
2018: there are belligerent men starting fistfights at demonstrations. they are called Proud Boys because of an Alan Menken song.
2020: armed, loosely confederated libertarians in hawaiian shirts are shooting people in support of a civil war. they are called Boogaloo Boys because of a maligned 80's breakdancing movie sequel.
2022: a white ethno-separatist terror cell has kidnapped the attorney general. they are named the Elite Space Jam Brunch Boyz for reasons absolutely nobody can decipher.
Language nerd and queer scavenger priest. Ancom. Cisn't. jan pi toki pona.
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