FAQ and Article Updates

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7 years 9 months ago - 7 years 9 months ago #246485 by
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FYI, here is the draft of the new FAQ.

https://www.templeofthejediorder.org/component/content/article/2-uncategorised/2292-faq-draft
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7 years 9 months ago - 7 years 9 months ago #246705 by Proteus
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M, so far, the new FAQ is looking wonderful! Please keep it up!

If I may communicate something about a particular section - while I do realize that this is just a draft, I noticed when I read "What is Jediism", I found myself having a bit of an objection over the choice of wording, particularly of dividing Jediism up into sides, such as "those who find it religious" and those who call themselves "realists", and then simply listing out some characteristics that when reading it, I feel, don't really dig down enough into a bigger matter (or big picture) of what I've always felt Jediism is.

When I read it, I was actually inspired to form a version of my own (which I ended up posting in another thread), that I don't expect to simply be adopted, but I hope can give an example of what I feel may encompass a deeper and more meaningful part of what matters about being a Jedi.

Proteus wrote: Jediism is known as a religious philosophy (or just philosophy if you'd like), concerned with the fundamental nature of humankind and existence, the connection of all things, a metaphysical presence, which we choose to call The Force. A Jedi is one who resonates with the realization of this universal connection, and in turn, practices a way of life that acknowledges it.


I hope this can help with any ideas for better improving what I'm sure can be agreed is a rather important section of this article! :)

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7 years 7 months ago - 7 years 7 months ago #252307 by
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It has been reported, that some of the links in the library apparently had some viruses and/or malware in them. The Library has been temporarily taken offline while this is looked into. Please remember to keep all your software updated, antivirus installed and computer scanned.
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7 years 7 months ago #252320 by Wescli Wardest
I have everything that was in the library downloaded and saved on my PC at home if anyone needs anything during the interim. So they can contact me and I'll get it to them.

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7 years 7 months ago #253097 by
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The FAQ update is completed but not yet live. There are a few minor things which need sorting but it should replace the current FAQ sometime next week.

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7 years 7 months ago #253620 by
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The library is back up but the problem hasn't yet been sorted so be careful.

The FaQ update has gone live.

Please PM me if there's something which needs looking at.

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7 years 7 months ago - 7 years 7 months ago #254606 by
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R - take Responsibility for what you say and feel without blaming others
E - use Empathetic listening
S - be Sensitive to differences in communication styles
P - Ponder what you read and feel before you speak
E - Examine your own assumptions and perceptions
C - be Civil in your interactions with others
T - Trust ambiguity, because it can be difficult to communicate meaning

(Adapted from "The Bush Was Blazing But Not Consumed," by Eric H. F. Law)


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7 years 7 months ago #255203 by
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If you have a legitimate reason why you can’t use your legal name then please notify the Vice President of Membership Affairs before taking an oath.


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7 years 7 months ago #255220 by
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Question on that... what constitutes "a legitimate reason"? For example I might feel not wanting to was a legitimate enough reason...

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tzb wrote: Question on that... what constitutes "a legitimate reason"? For example I might feel not wanting to was a legitimate enough reason...


We'll decide on a case-by-case basis.

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