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How young is too young to voice opinions on how our country should be run?

I'm 14. I want to know if people think that is too young to have opinions on how our country should be run. I know there will be people who refer to the voting age as a valid restriction and it is. However, I want to know now people's answers and reasons differ from mine. Also if people agree that my generation ( at least that responsible ones) should be included in the talks about the MASSIVE amount of debt that this country has since we and our children will be living with it.

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  • Dec 30 2012: I am 18 and I did not vote in the recent election. I had my reasons and one of them is what I know about how the country should be run: I know nothing at all. I don't think I deserve the right to impact a presidential election because of this. I'm not confident that an age barrier is the answer to overly-uneducated decision making, but all of my ideas on how elections should be run are borderline extremist.
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      Dec 30 2012: "all of my ideas on how elections should be run are borderline extremist"

      it does not mean they are wrong. in surprisingly many cases, the majority opinion is utterly and ridiculously wrong. in such cases, truth looks extremist. give it a chance.
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      Dec 31 2012: Post an idea about your ideas! i would like to see the changes you would propose. And I agree, the biggest issue with elections is the uniformed voter just checking a box because it says one particular party or the other.

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