[EM] On Naming and Advocacy

Jan Kok jan.kok.5y at gmail.com
Thu Jun 22 18:31:05 PDT 2006

On 6/22/06, Simmons, Forest <simmonfo at up.edu> wrote:

> If we unite with IRV supporters to enact ranked ballots, on the condition
> that the "back end" will be decided later, then we can get ranked ballots
> enacted, and the back end decided in a less charged atmosphere.  Many IRV
> supporters, will come over to our side.

This sounds like signing a contract with someone when some important
terms have been left unspecified. That sort of thing makes _me_ very

Why do you think the atmosphere will be less "charged" later?

Do you have any examples (perhaps in other types of activism) where
that approach has worked?

- Jan

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