Consensus: Balancing Action and Discernment, the Voice of the Many and the Few

Troy Cohousing community has been around for since 2007 (Reflections on living at Troy). We operate on a modified consensus model. The goal of our process is to balance timely action and discernment, honoring the voices of the community in 2 ways: (1) by hearing all pieces of the truth spoken by each person (minority opinions and dissenters included), and (2) by honoring the views of the majority. […]