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I’m glad you used the word listening here because it reminds me how many people in Columbus commented on the way you, Gabriel, and Zefrey listened to them. It seems so easy, so basic. But in a culture of look at me, this is mine, I can do this, the other half of the act of conversation seems to take more often a secondary place. Could you say more about listening and the other ways Red76 “nurtured people into the process,” especially with regard to specific moments or situations in Columbus? SG: In regard to the topic of listening, I can’t stress it enough.
For me they serve as containers for the projects’ core interests. The content within is there to commingle with the ideas that begin to generate after I start talking with Gabriel,2 or whomever it might be at the time. with the initiative—which manifests as a series of smaller projects with With Surplus Seminar in particular I’d been concerned for quite some actualizes and seeks to discuss how we can reuse existing knowledge, had manifested in a lot of projects that we’d done over the last ten and new platforms for the discussion and creation of those ideas.
The only reason to complete it would be a belief in some sense of maximalism, a roundabout form of gluttony. With this in mind, negation is only one form of this method of existing educational platform. As you could argue, fairly easily, that the as its host made perfect sense. While I didn’t see it, and we didn’t plan the project as a critique (though that did come up a fair amount with certain students), the institution was able to work as the control within the experiment with Surplus Seminar as the variable.