Published on October 5, 2008
The Rational Pursuit of Change
Why I’m not an activist
petitions, writing letters, protesting, voting...
The problem is not that I don’t care
What are you trying to achieve?
How do I know this will work?
The Internet! Will it solve the problems?
Escalating the tactics of inconveniencing ourselves
The paradox of easy petitions
There’s so much more that the Web can offer But we have to step back before we can get there.
Intrinsic advantages of the Web We didn’t have this.
The Tipping Point when the other thing becomes the better choice.
Campaign Anatomy Objective Member Pledge Tipping Point
Computable Cost of Change = Cost of Collective Action + 1
When each and every participant makes a difference
Rational Incentives for Change Measurable Predictable Repeatable
Safety in Numbers
This is the very beginning Where can it go?
A market for corporate social responsibility
What needs to happen? Is this model inevitable?
The potential Individuals organize as fluently as organizations
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