Controversial Statements

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Participants were encouraged to work in small groups to generate statements that would draw out strong opinions for the group. The the group participated in a facilitated spectrogram exercise.

Controversial Statements

  • Is it ever okay to use cellphones/tech.
  • Its perfectly acceptable to openly use cellphones during a meeting.
  • Does media enflame volatile events like Ferguson.
  • Facebook has no practical purpose.
  • level of education equals more rights to technology.
  • Are bicyclists assholes?
  • No organisation can run without a sufficient amount of data.
  • At their roots our problem are capitalism, white supermacy and patriarchy.
  • Every organisation needs to produce videos about their work.
  • Ultimately, technology will only be for the rich.
  • the revolution will not be funded.
  • All technology is neutral.
  • Exchanging your personal information for free software is acceptable.
  • Organisations always benefit from using skill-based-volunteers to build their website.
  • Women are currently represented adequately in nonprofit executive management.
  • Allowing ignorant people to downgrade democracy.
  • Always send child refugees away.
  • FB pages are obsolete.
  • We should grant amnesty to all undocumented immigrants.
  • Police officers should be required to wear cameras.
  • East bay is the best side of the bay.
  • Airstrikes are war.
  • Health care is a human right.