A dialectic is a contradiction leading to tension, conflict and compromise. For example at Wikipedia there is sometimes a tension between neutral point of view and new troll point of view which tends to break impasses and lead to constructive and creative solutions as each trolls nest challenges Wikimedia.

A tensegrity is multiple separate tensions that constitute a stable structure: see quorum key and geodesic dome.

This page was removed from the Green Party of Canada Living Platform as part of a general purge of any attempt to specify organization protocols effectively. This would challenge formation of a single command hierarchy that could ignore the GPC Constitution. It appears above in exactly the form in which it was published and remained in the LP corpus as of February 6, 2005 as the Friends of Crookes made its final power grab of the GPC.