Latvia & law of 2 feet
fundaokan at superonline.com
Mon Dec 13 04:28:21 PST 2004
Mikk has written ;
"law of two feets made him to stay - until there is
> something to learn or contribute, don't leave!"
i was looking for an explanation like that in my mind, wanted to tell
but couldn't find a proper wording for that.
Thank you for the explanation above.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Mikk Sarv" <mikk at elfond.ee>
To: <OSLIST at LISTSERV.BOISESTATE.EDU>
Sent: Monday, December 13, 2004 12:15 PM
Subject: Re: Latvia
> It might be true, but possibly there have been some OS events also in
> Latvia. Last year, when HO conducted Practice of Peace training in Tartu,
> Estonia there was later in May OS training conducted by one Lithuanian
> trainer. So I guess something might have happened also between Estonia and
> Lithuania, it is in Latvia. At least, there was young lady from Latvia
> attending Michael Pannwitz OS training in Weimar last year, and she
> to get started.
> In Estonia OS is widening step-by-step. In March I conducted my first OS
> training and one third of attendants have started to open space
> Last week I opened space for regional development plan in South Estonia
> it was a real outburst of enthusiasm by attendants. One local municipal
> director admitted in final circle, that he cannot understand how it
> happened, that he stayed at the event until end. Usually they leave in
> two hours. But the law of two feets made him to stay - until there is
> something to learn or contribute, don't leave!
> Yesterday I got through two days OS about learning outdoors the whole
> curriculum from kindergartens to universities.
> Most radical action plan, which was proposed, was to end the compulsory
> education at all and to give the responsibility back to people themselves.
> My experience has been, that my flute is an excellent helper to open more
> space, when I feel that it is needed. It is marvellous experience to play
> flute in the way that you are perfectly present and totally invisible. Has
> anybody tried out opening more space with making music?
> With best greetings from Estonia,
> Mikk Sarv
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jo Toepfer" <jotoepfer at boscop.de>
> To: <OSLIST at LISTSERV.BOISESTATE.EDU>
> Sent: Monday, December 13, 2004 11:36 AM
> Subject: Latvia
> > Dear colleagues,
> > I have just finished an open space meeting in Riga / Latvia. The
> > context was urban planning for one district of the city of Riga. Where
> > lot of architectural heritage (old wooden houses) is located. It worked
> > very well. The sponsor claims that this was the first open space ever in
> > Latvia. Is that true? Does nobody of you ever facilitated an open space
> > meeting in Latvia before?
> > greetings
> > Jo
> > Jo Toepfer, boscop eG i.G.
> > Dolziger Str. 40, 10247 Berlin
> > ++49-30-42018000
> > www.boscop.de www.joconsult.de
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