Comparing the Citizens Assembly and the "Wisdom Council Process" ...
The Citizens Assembly, Citizens Jury and Deliberative Poll are forms of the "Citizens Deliberative Council". These are aimed primarily toward making our current system more thoughtful and deliberative, especially among elected officials. The "Wisdom Council Process" is a holistic process aimed at establishing the missing "choice-creating" conversation throughout the population. In the chart below we examine "how to solve climate change" from the standpoint of two different approaches: the Citizens Assembly (i.e. Citizens Deliberative Councils:) and the Wisdom Council Process. Both processes are valuable in how they approach the issue.
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2) In the short video below the Wisdom Council Process is referred to as the Bürgerrat (or "Citizens Council") vs. the Citizens Assembly.
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