Comparing the Citizens Assembly and the "Wisdom Council Process" ...
The Citizens Assembly, Citizens Jury and Deliberative Poll are forms of "Citizens Deliberative Council". These are aimed primarily toward making our current system of "decision-making" more thoughtful and deliberative, especially among elected officials. The "Wisdom Council Process" does not aim to make the existing conversation more deliberative, but to establish a new "choice-creating" conversation throughout the population. 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"). Both processes are valuable.
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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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