Comparing the Citizens Assembly and the "Wisdom Council Process" ...
The Citizens Assembly is a collective thinking process aimed toward enhancing the level of deliberative thinking in our democracy. This form of "Deliberative Democracy" is similar to the Citizen Jury and Deliberative Poll. However the Wisdom Council Process aims for a creative thinking process, which is "opposite" to deliberation, what we call "choice-creating". In the example below we have chosen to look at the issue of "climate change" from these two different perspectives: the Citizens Assembly ("Deliberative Democracy:) and the Wisdom Council Process ("Wise Democracy").
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2) A video comparison of the Wisdom Council Process vs. the Citizens Assembly. The "Citizens Council" is referred to in the video. It's a form of the Wisdom Council Process adapted for government use, to educate and involve citizens in establishing wise policy.
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