A valuable perspective indeed, cynicism to action
- 3 November 2000
Yes Webers, it is an interesting perspective, full of a bunch of truth,
whether factual or not.
When was the last time a candidate or a party actually received votes
totalling more than 50 percent of the population or at least the population
over the age of eighteen. (Not fifty percent of the registered voters, or
even 50 percent of the people casting votes.) Probably no mandates this
year, other than the questionable mandate of silence, living room
complaining, apathy? or indifference? or worst "my vote doesn't really
He is right, what matters is that each person actually participates, is
mentally engaged, perhaps even emotionally engaged, spiritually engaged, or
best of all worlds, thinks about what to do, generates some feeling about
it (other than "I don't count"), prays about it if they are so inclined,
and then actually not only casts a ballot, but follows up with doing some
kind of some good for someone nearby who can actually receive the benefit
of the service.
Thanks for the soapbox,
From: Weber <weber@...>
Subject: [ujeni] A valuable perspective!
Date: Friday, 03 November, 2000 07:41 PM
This is particularly for Paul but is a great and fun perspective. Paul,
you are looking at voting all wrong! EVERYONE SHOULD READ THIS. Why had
I never quite looked at elections in this light????