KEYS **** It will be helpful for intended participants in a workshop on Mitigating Our-Own-Alienative-Conflicts - - - to participate in the editing of a draft covenant statement about how they agree to help to Mitigate any Alienative- Conflicts between/among participants in the workshop; and then all who wish to participate in the workshop in keeping with the edited covenant statement; sign the statement. The following is a suggested initial draft of such a covenant statement; available for editing. We the undersigned agree to participate with each other in a workshop on Mitigating Our-Own Alienative-Conflicts - - - with the initial understanding that we will all-have-the-duty to call-each-other back-to-our-intended-foci - - - of learning How-to-Mitigate-Our-Own-Alienative-Conflicts; should any of us: 1. Behave in any way which shows a lack-of-respect for: a. Others as unique-persons with guaranteed-rights to engage in open-and-honest-civil-communications about-our- own-and-each-other's: perspectives, perceptions, experiences, most-basic-needs, communications, behaviors, ideals, values, principles, aspirations, hopes, intentions, Alienative-Conflicts, etc. - - - as members of The Crew of God's Astronomically-Tiny-and-Isolated Space-Ship-Earth where Sustainability must be a major concern in the Long-Term. b. Our need to cooperate among ourselves - - - to mitigate our-own Alienative-Conflicts with each other - - - to be Sustainable within Space-Ship-Earth - - - as Our-Village-Earth. c. Honest, accurate and reliable descriptions of our-own objective-and-reflexive realities - - - as personally experienced and discerned together through Systems-Analyses - - - to the best of our collective abilities. d. Diverse Coherent-Clusters of Mutually-Complementary: Ideals, Values, Principles, Rituals, Hopes, Aspirations, and other Mutually-Supportive-Reflexive-Realities - - - that are Essential-Foundations FOR Civility-and-Civilization. e. Balanced ways of Equally-Sharing-Time-And-Attention - - - in making personal presentations to each other in both small and large groups. f. The need to behave in gracious ways that demonstrate: Sensitivity, Empathy and Sympathy toward the: challenges, difficulties, tensions, fears and vulnerabilities of each other - - - in all of the above processes. h. Tolerance, Creativity, Colaboration, Cooperation, Diplomacy, Reconciliation, Adaptability and Accommodations. 2. Threaten the overall-integrity of the efforts-of-participants who are working graciously on learning how to help each other to Mitigate-Our-Own-Alienative-conflicts through: Colaboration, Cooperation, Communication, Civility, 3. Act in ways which shift other's attentions toward: a. Winning-Alienative-Conflicts. b. Defeating-Other's-Efforts. c. Controlling-Other's: Perceptions, Perspectives, Relationships, Communications, Understandings, etc. d. The Life-Styles and Preoccupations of Domineering-Bullies and/or Mobbing-Mobsters. e. Concentrations-Of and Concentrating: Wealth, Power, Influence, Possessions, Luxuries, Controls, Technologies, etc. f. Distractions that Undermine-the-Mitigation of Our-Own-Alienative-Conflicts and the Meeting All-of-Our-Basic-Needs. g. US as special-people who Have-Special: Rights, Entitlements, Privileges and ways of being Superior above all others!