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Killerhurtz  ·  2300 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Why are you what you are politically?

I'm also disappointed in the political choices of the East - and that's because it's mostly old fucks and ignorant people who vote for those who are voted in.

Seriously - it's all dick-bananas politically right now.

I still DO vote because it's a proof of caring - and one day it will matter.

Cwiggs  ·  2299 days ago  ·  link  ·  

How is voting proof of caring? It's it possible for someone to vote but not care?

Killerhurtz  ·  2298 days ago  ·  link  ·  

This is personal experience - but mostly, people who vote care.

And it's proof of caring in the sense that - not voting for the person you'd like to see in office is, in a way, voting against them. And since everyone whines that the current leaders suck, the only way to get someone who sucks less in office is to vote for them.

Cwiggs  ·  2297 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Would you say then, that not voting = not caring?

My gripe with what you said before is that i could not care and vote, and i could care and not vote. There doesn't seem to be any causation. There might be a correlation but I don't know of any evidence for or against, and I think setting up a study like this would be difficult.