They're not voting because...
- Because I do not wish to lend credence...
Because I do not wish to lend credence or support to the idea that political authority lies with the People.written 21st Apr 2005
Anthony replies: Well, if the People don't take authority, then it will be inmposed upon them, and that's worse.
If you think that mainstream parties have effectively done this already, then vote for a non-mainstream party.written 21st Apr 2005
H replies: It's not that I don't like any of the parties, in fact I'm quite attracted to some of the policies offered by at least two of them. But voting implies that the choice between correct and incorrect ideas is one which is based on their relative popularity, which is repugnant. Essential principles should not be up for debate.written 22nd Apr 2005