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What technologies should be used? Initially due to budget constraints, space, health and safety issues, the initial community should focus purely on computer and IT technologies. These provide the most utility for the lowest costs. As for software a primarily open source approach fits in line with an organisation trying to help the world and […]

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What (if any) are the methods of initiation? Initiation, despite some overtones it has picked up does not imply that the community is a cult. Established communities and organisations use initiation ceremonies all the time, from university graduation days, to receiving a watch for your 21st birthday. There should be some official recognition of achievements not […]

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What contracts should exist between the community and the individual? Contracts between a community and an individual seems initially repellent, as an idea. Although in such a complex environment with a society that pays individuals has ideas of ownership of goods and has mandatory regimes and possible punishments it seems necessary for an exhaustive legal […]

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What are the minimum and maximum ages one should be allowed to enter? This will no doubt change over time as the organisation grows and lifespan increases. The upper limit on age will be only guesswork. Certainly the panels created to deliberate entrance  should take into account someones age till retirement or equally their youth. […]

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What amount of vacation is acceptable? The number mandated by countries of paid vacation days varies a lot. The best would be around 30 days of paid leave + national / public holidays. These should allow members to travel home for important festivals and family gatherings, it should also give much needed rest from community […]

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What methods will exist for changing current or future mandates, regulations and amending or rewriting the constitution? As described earlier (e76) there should be regular committees who rewrite the rules and regulations to reflect the changes of thinking of the time, what was considered moral or scientific fact 40 years ago is very different to […]

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What methods of teaching will be employed? There are various themes in pedagogy that cater to different types of learner so classes should do their best to reflect these types in the classroom. There should be a division between lectures and seminars/lab work, or theory and practice/debate. This means information is distributed en mass initally […]

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What system of dialogue will be implemented? The concern of a dialogue is not to win an argument but to forge a greater understanding of the matter being discussed. Aristotle described and classified 4 types of arguments didactic, dialectical, examination arguments and contentious arguments. It wasn’t until recently and Waltron’s research which modernized the thoughts […]

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What fields of science, technology and education will the community endorse? Due to primarily working on a practical development, skills and reasoning platform, there will initially be a focus on the areas of science, research and engineering (computer/electrical). With a broad base of the basic sciences mathematics and logical reasoning. Ultimately, the community should endorse, […]