just keep talking

This is an inspiring story by Tom Atlee.  It is one that changed his life it seems as he bases his whole philosophy of creativity on this experience.

How to Make a Decision Without Making a Decision:

Years later I read that Oren Lyons, faithkeeper of the Turtle Clan of the Onandaga Iroquois, said of his tribal council tradition: “We just keep talking until there’s nothing left but the obvious truth.” Once “the obvious truth” has been found, there is no need for a “decision.” Such truth not only sets people free — it allows a group or community to self-organize.

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