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Not Apathetic

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

They're not voting because...

Democracy in it's current form is worthless...

Democracy in it's current form is worthless. All this system provides is a government elected by a minority. If the party you vote for doesn't win then the whole process was a waste of time and your vote counted for nothing. How is that fair or just to all the people who don't vote for the winning party? Should they feel satisfied that a government they dislike got in.. but at least they had their chance to vote![/sarcasm]

Even the people who do get the party they vote for are still stuck with a government that can (and usually do) change their policies at any time and make unilateral decisions on behalf of the country regardless of how many people support it.

Not voting is the only (pathetic) weapon I have available to me against this illusion of equality and fairness. Their should be a new option on ballots; a vote of no confidence in the system.

written 12th Apr 2005


jb replies: Agreed..

written 12th Apr 2005

Adam replies: Abso-f*ckin-lutely!

written 15th 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.