thread: 2006-05-17 : Six straightforward examples

On 2006-05-17, Vincent wrote:

Thomas: Compare this to me looking at you and going, "Vincent, it would be so awesome if you tried to throw me off the building!" You can go "Oh yeah!" or "I've got a better idea." or whatever you want.

That's not consistent with Brand's post about the moment of crisis. Here's Brand:

The moment of crisis is when something important to the game, under your social and creative contract, is brought to a head. Pull gets people to buy in before that moment, and then brings everyone already invested to the moment. Push gets people to buy in (hopefully) after that moment, because the moment is brought about by the individual authority of the pusher and other reactions come after.

Something important to the game, under my social and creative control, has to be brought to a head. "I throw you off the roof" is a push or a pull, depending on the input you have between my statement and the moment of resolution.


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