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  1. Dec 2023
    1. we should be focusing on in terms of our Clear Vision of a desirable future
      • for: futures, clear vision of desirable future, desirable future - 4 pillars

      • desirable future: 4 pillars

        • security
          • we can manage, alleviate, adapt to the dangers of the polycrisis
        • opportunity
          • people can express their agency and grow and explore
        • justice
          • equality and fair distribution of wealth. Everyone deserves to live a life based upon holistic wellbeing
        • identity
          • we all need to feel like we belong
    1. three well-developed and proven concepts
      • for SONEC - foundational pillars

      • paraphrase: SONEC foundational pillars

        • Neighbourhood parliaments
        • Sociocratic circle organization method
        • Elinor Ostrom's "governing the commons" principles
  2. Oct 2023
    1. Israel was forbidden to set up sacred stones, pillars: “you shall not set up a pillar (massebah), which the LORD your God hates” (Deuteronomy 16:22).

      Relationship to the first two commandments against worshiping other gods and the use of idols?

      How does this relate to the standing stone found in the room at Khirbet Qeiyafa from the time of David?

      Dates of this text with respect to Khirbet Keiyafa?

    2. The only place in the Hebrew Bible where nasab is translated as a pillar is the case of Lot’s wife: “Lot’s wife looked back, and she thereupon turned into a pillar of salt” (Genesis 19:26). The Hebrew word nasab indicates that Lot’s wife was standing in place like a pillar.
    3. The pillars or sacred stones were stones set apart for religious use. The word massebah comes from the Hebrew word nasab, a word which means “to stand.”
    4. Mariottini, Claude. “Standing Stones in the Old Testament.” Dr. Claude Mariottini - Professor of Old Testament (blog), September 20, 2021. https://claudemariottini.com/2021/09/20/standing-stones-in-the-old-testament/.

      Commonplaces: standing stones in the Old Testament!