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Tell the world why you're not voting - don't let your silence go unheard

They're not voting because...

I don't know why you are all complaining...

I don't know why you are all complaining. You should know that lying has become a prerequisite to becoming a PM or President....and it works.
Just look at the US and Australia etc.,

written 6th May 2005


dcd replies: Hey, we LIKE complaining -- yo gotta problem with that?

Because we don't actually vote (and not from apathy), some nice person put up this site for us just so's we CAN COMPLAIN... somewhere... get our voice heard.

Apart from you visiting this site (and commenting) without getting a handle on what-it-is-about... you seem to be saying that (a) lying is a prerequisite to leadership and (b) so therefore we should STOP complaining!

Personally, I think that if lying is as you say, then we have more need for complaints that ever before.

Are you saying that as lying exists we should both expect it and condone it?

written 7th May 2005

MAdMaN replies: Just because they all lie doesn't make it right. The fact that they lie is part of what makes us not want to vote for them. If there was a politician who could be guaranteed not to lie (as well as having policies I believed in), he'd have a much better chance of getting my vote than the rest of them.

written 7th May 2005

Max replies: If you had a non-lying politician all that would happen would be that he'd admit he got it wrong. Both starry-eyed and cynic are doomed to get it wrong if think they can run the exploitative system that is capitalism in the interest of the majority, it just doesn't work like that.

written 8th May 2005

Tiger43 replies: Its our right and privelage to argue and complain until wer`e blue in the face. Whether it gets you anywhere isn`t the point. Its the fact that your`e relitively confident you won`t get shot for doing so.

written 10th May 2005

About Not Apathetic

NotApathetic was built so that people who are planning not to vote in the UK General Election on May 5th can tell the world why. We won't try to persuade you that voting is a good or a bad idea - we're just here to record and share your explanations. Whether ideological, practical or other, any reason will do.

A lot of users would like us to mention that if you spoil your ballot paper, it will be counted. So if you want to record a vote for "none of the above", you can.