[Noisebridge-discuss] Discussion: the meaning of Safe Space

Sean Purser-Haskell sean.purserhaskell at gmail.com
Thu Oct 4 01:28:45 UTC 2018

“Safe space” means to me only one thing: that the person saying it claims
 unaccountable power to exclude others at their whim.

- Sean

On Wed, Oct 3, 2018 at 6:16 PM Sparr <sparr0 at gmail.com> wrote:

> The existence and maintenance of a space where someone might be excluded
> to avoid someone else's discomfort, despite not having taken any
> wrong/bad/unreasonable/irresponsible/inconsiderate action, makes me
> uncomfortable.
> On Wed, Oct 3, 2018 at 6:08 PM Naomi Most <pnaomi at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Does “safe space” mean “freedom from discomfort”?
>> This discussion cannot take place on Slack because it causes discomfort.
>> So I am asking the question here.
>> I would like to hear from the widest variety of perspectives on this
>> one.  It is pertinent to the community conversation we are having tomorrow
>> at 6pm at Noisebridge.
>> Thanks for your calm consideration.
>> —Naomi
>> #bravespace
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