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

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Voting itself makes no difference at...

Voting itself makes no difference at all to the grand scheme of things. All the promises made in election campaigns are pie in the sky, they never materialise or if they do they're mismanaged to the point of failure/collapse. The only things you can guarantee are that you're going to end up paying more for less because it's all about MONEY. Taxes are the only things MPs are guaranteed to 'improve' and not for our benefit.

written 8th Apr 2005


Paul replies: One would consider this the 'cynical' view. No longer believing that politicians aim to do good, one looks at the process as somehow worthless. Maybe less reading about all the things they do wrong and more balancing it by reading about the wonderful things they do right too.

I mean there's 600+ MPs and in the past 10 years we've maybe had 120 political scandals (1 a month) so I reckon statistically most MPs are at least trying to do good, even if they fail regularly.

written 8th Apr 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.