In last Sunday’s Philosophy in Action Webcast (Nov 6th), I discussed when and why people should vote, given that politicians are mostly horrible. The question was:
All the candidates are nearly perfectly horrid, just in different ways. Why should I even bother to vote?
My answer, in brief:
We’re not always faced with choice between two varieties of evil in elections, and in those cases, it’s proper to vote. Also, it’s good to vote for ballot measures. So vote selectively!
Here’s the video of my full answer:
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