Since moral actions don’t spring from abstract principles, but from good judgment in context, and because even the Buddha wasn’t omniscient, knowledge of context is always partial. As such, we recognize and expect that there will be misunderstandings, errors, and occasional misdeeds. As such, we commit to listen to and investigate claims of failings through a Reconciliation process, facilitated by the Reconciliation Circle. An important function of the Reconciliation Circle is to encourage an intention of mutual respect and reconciliation whenever conflict arises within our community. In the rare occasion that a more formal process may be necessary, the following process is available.