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11/20/2004
3. The Principle of Timely Action
Debbie, John and I explored The Principle of Timely Action on Thursday night:
"Do not oppose a great force; retreat until it weakens, then advance with resolution."
John talked about his own inner great force that keeps him back. My great force was also pretty much internal, whereas Debbie's was a combination of internal and external.

In the second part of the meeting, we talked about Debbie's plans to build a Purple Society. She's going to blog about it, but in the meantime, here's some of the conversations at omidyar.net 1 2 3
Categories: Principles of Valid Action Humanist Movement