Comparing the Citizens Assembly and the "Wisdom Council Process" ...
The Citizens Assembly, Citizens Jury and Deliberative Poll are forms of "Citizens Deliberative Councils". These are aimed primarily toward making our current system better, more thoughtful and deliberative. The "Wisdom Council Process" is a holistic process aimed at transforming our system. It establishes the missing "We the People" conversation (i.e. ongoing, whole-system "choice-creating" conversation) throughout the population. In the chart below we examine two different approaches to generating citizen participation: the Citizens Assembly (i.e. a popular example of Citizens Deliberative Councils) and the Wisdom Council Process.
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2) In the short video below the Wisdom Council Process is referred to as the Bürgerräte (or "Citizens Council") vs. the Citizens Assembly.
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