Questions here on our Meta site help us to determine site policy. We are generally looking for a consensus from our community, but what do we mean when we say "consensus" in this context. Is a simple majority enough?
(For what it's worth, I'm a Brit, and I can say from recent experience that 52% to 48% may be a majority, but it is absolutely not a consensus!)
The answers to the question How is consensus determined on Meta sites? on the main Meta:SE site seem to suggest that it is up to us to decide what we mean by 'consensus', here on our Meta site, when it comes to determining site policy.
So, let's address the question:
How do we determine 'consensus' here on meta when it comes to questions about site policy?