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Welcome to the initial post of the Process Values blog. This weekly blog will look at issues of methodological, or process, values. A term from Action Research, it is a foundational value of all meeting facilitation, group facilitation, and facilitating collaborative work.

There are natural laws that determine how - and whether - a universe forms. There are natural laws that determine how - and whether - atoms and molecules form, and whether life forms live or die.

Less understood is that there are natural laws that determine how societies form, operate, thrive, or fall apart, from the simples ant colonies to packs of predators to human societies. These natural laws are so primary, so fundamental, that every religion takes what they are able to discover and understand about these natural laws and make them sacred. They could collectively be called the Word of God - however you define "God." These laws determine what works and what doesn't work in cultures, societies, gro…