It is vital for the coherence of the STAR process that those who join fully understand what STAR is about and are able to effectively participate. Hence initial dialogue will be entered into with any applicants, and the applicants suitability will be discussed with existing members before any decisions are made to accept new members.
To apply to join Pre-STAR send an email to the STAR organising team ( firstname.lastname@example.org ) providing the following preliminary information:
In your own words briefly describe your understanding of the purpose and principles of STAR and Pre-STAR.
Explicitly state that you agree with and are willing to abide by the purpose and principles of STAR and Pre-STAR.
What is your background? - i.e. world-view, experience, expertise and relevant interests.
What is your area of interest regarding the crisis, its potential solutions, STAR and Pre-STAR?
What do you bring to this collaboration?
What do you hope to achieve from this collaboration, for yourself and in general?
In your own words briefly describe what you think is required for STAR to proceed effectively.
In your own words briefly describe what you think must be avoided for STAR to proceed effectively.
In your own words briefly describe what you understand about the relationship between 'consciousness', 'self', 'world', 'other', 'perception', 'memory', 'ideas', 'words', 'communication' and 'collaboration'.
If you have a website or blog, what is the URL?