Workshop 8: Counter-Culture

Workshop 8: Counter-Culture
Workshop 8: Counter-Culture

In This Section

  • Those who find the more conventional communities unsatisfactory sometimes band together to form a new kind of community—an experiment. The...
  • Activity Minutes Welcoming and Entering 0 Opening 5 Activity 1: The Temporary Autonomous Zone 30 Activity 2: LRY, Cons, and the Counter-...
  • After reading the workshop plan, ask yourself if you have had an experience with a temporary autonomous zone. What was it like? Did it have...
  • Materials for Activity Sign-in sheet and pen or pencil Name tags for participants (durable or single-use), and bold markers Copies of...
  • Materials for Activity Worship or centering table Chalice, candle, and lighter or LED battery-operated candle Time piece (minutes) Chime or...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Handout 1, The Temporary Autonomous Zone Participant journals Pens, pencils, and extra...
  • Materials for Activity Handout 2, LRY, Cons, and the Counter-Culture Preparation for Activity Read Handout 2 and copy for all participants...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Sticky dots, ten for each participant Preparation for Activity Post two sheets of...
  • Materials for Activity Worship or centering table and chalice Participant journals Writing materials, including paper, pens, pencils, color...
  • Take a few moments right after the workshop to ask each other: What went well? What did not? Why? What do you think was the best moment of...
  • Description of Activity Invite some children, youth, or adults who have attended a Unitarian Universalist camp or conference to come and...
  • Materials for Activity Story, " The Love Feast " Finger foods such as fruit, cookies, or cake, and toothpicks or utensils Decorations...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Preparation for Activity Reflect on your personal definition of safe space. What is...
  • Those who find the more conventional communities unsatisfactory sometimes band together to form a new kind of community—an experiment. The...
  • By Forrest Church, John A. Buehrens
    Medieval Jewish story, A Chosen Faith (Boston: Beacon Press, 1998). A rabbi spoke with God about heaven and hell. "I will show you hell,"...
  • The history of Brook Farm (see Workshop 7) demonstrates the difficulty of creating a successful and lasting utopian community. However...
  • The 1960s were a time of turbulent social change. Movements in opposition to the Vietnam War and for the rights of racial minorities, women...
  • The Temporary Autonomous Zone " The Temporary Autonomous Zone ", by Hakim Bey, on the Hermetic Library website " The Temporary Autonomous...

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