Oct 9, 2008

Compelled To Vote? Why?

I believe in personal responsibility. It’s the reason I am very careful and generally reluctant to join organizations and groups. Joining with others, in my view, makes one personally responsible (to a large degree) for the positions (which oneself may not agree with), actions, and results that group does. I cannot draw some imaginary line, distancing myself from what any given group does, if I have joined my name, will, and support to it. Same goes for who I vote for. I view the voter as culpable for whatever an elected politician does, that is if there was ample evidence of who that person was and what they stood for, before the vote was cast...READ MORE

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