[extropy-chat] Re: Politics: US talks of suspending elections
brian_a_lee at hotmail.com
Wed Jul 14 15:10:28 UTC 2004
Actually, negative adds make people not vote.
So Kerry plays anti-Bush ads and fewer Bush supporters vote.
Bush plays anti-Kerry ads and fewer Kerry supporters vote.
I found this link through google:
but I also found some contrary papers so I could be wrong.
My thinking is that negative ads and hatred don't motivate people to vote
and/or to change their situation. Positivity and hope for improvement
motivate people to vote.
>From: Harvey Newstrom <mail at harveynewstrom.com>
>To: ExI chat list <extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org>
>Subject: [extropy-chat] Re: Politics: US talks of suspending elections
>Date: Wed, 14 Jul 2004 10:47:09 -0400
>Brian Lee writes:
>>The problem is that hate is not a motivator to go out and vote.
>I thought that hate was the best motivator for voting, and that was why
>politicians prefer attack ads to issue ads.
>Harvey Newstrom, CISSP, CISA, CISM, IAM, IBMCP, GSEC
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