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What is your argument for or against "Voter Apathy"?

What is "voter apathy"?

People should always vote, right?

If you do vote, can you affect a system of government, or if you don't vote, can that have a greater impact on a system of government?

Ye or Ne?

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    Oct 24 2012: This is only pertinent if you believe that we live within real democracies. I believe history will show that we do not. To remedy this underlying problem we need radical change within the way we govern ourselves. I am not suggesting anything less democratic, but thought through changes. Unless we do this fairly soon, as automation takes more and more people out of the work loop and continues to highlight major flaws in our current economic and political processes, we could end up being disenfranchised from democracy altogether.

    see: Ideas for better Political systems:
    http://www.commonsensethinking.co.uk/philos.html

    jp

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