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If democracy is everyone’s responsibility why is voting optional in most democracies?


Confucius confusions | Do you have any answers to this modern question that would have baffled the wisest sages of old?

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  • Jmiller17 4 years ago

    Agreed. This is an extension of what I was trying to say in my response. Sometimes, if there are not canidates worth voting for, not voting is the better option.

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    Di (Aussieteacher) 4 years ago

    In Australia we can register as a 'conscientious' objector (usually on religious grounds), but other means re available. If people choose not to vote, they should be on a register so that someone cannot vote in their name, as does happen.

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    days leaper 2 years ago

    is there an option "none of the above" or "unable to decide"? surely forced voting doesnt remove apathy but has people just putting anything!

    3 years might actually be good. 5 lets power go to peoples head a bit & it takes longer to get rid of n

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