[FoRK] Obama: communitarian, redistributionist, confused? (from NYT)

Lucas Gonze lucas.gonze at gmail.com
Mon Aug 25 11:51:28 PDT 2008


On Mon, Aug 25, 2008 at 11:35 AM, Stephen D. Williams <sdw at lig.net> wrote:
> In "The Rational Basis for Irrational..." the author makes the point
> strongly that from the individual's point of view, voting doesn't matter and
> has no value.

There might be ways in which your voting has a disproportionate impact
on other people's votes, which would magnify your clout.  For example,
when you tell a friend that you'll be late because you have to go
vote, that might influence your friend to go vote himself and to make
choices that align with your own.


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