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The Ten Principles

The Ten Principles

Our Community Guidelines

Burning Seed is guided by the Ten Principles of Burning Man. These are not dictum or dogma but instead reflect the values of our ever-expanding community and culture, which continue to explore what these principles mean, how they interplay with each other and how we can live them both at the event and in our lives. 

Immediacy

Immediacy

Overcoming the barriers between us and recognising our inner selves.

 

Participation

Participation

Everyone is invited to work, everyone is invited to play. 

Leave no Trace

Leave No Trace

Our community respects the environment by leaving no trace.

Civic Responsibility

Civic Responsibility

We assume responsibility for public welfare and endeavor to communicate civic responsibilities to participants.

Communal Effort

Communal Effort

 Our community values creative cooperation and collaboration.

Radical Self-expression

Radical Self-expression

Radical self-expression arises from the unique gifts of the individual. 

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Gifting

 Burning Man is devoted to acts of gift giving. The value of a gift is unconditional.

Radical Inclusion

Radical Inclusion

 Anyone may be a part of Burning Man. We welcome and respect the stranger. No prerequisites exist for participation in our community.

Decommodification

Decommodification

 Our community seeks to create social environments that are unmediated by commercial sponsorships, transactions, or advertising.

Radical Self-reliance

Radical Self-reliance

 Burning Man encourages the individual to discover, exercise and rely on his or her inner resources.

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