[ExI] Who has a vote that counts?

Stathis Papaioannou stathisp at gmail.com
Tue Aug 11 09:30:34 UTC 2020

On Tue, 11 Aug 2020 at 18:44, Rafal Smigrodzki via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:

> On Thu, Jul 30, 2020 at 3:13 PM Dan TheBookMan via extropy-chat <
> extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
>> Has anyone here (aside from me) read _The Myth of the Rational Voter_?
> ### I did and I think I recommended it here on the list.
> I am almost ready to do something irrational - actually vote this year. I
> have never voted, for ideological reasons and out of rational
> considerations, and I posted on the list about it a few times. Now however
> I am getting too angry to stay reasonable. Enemy attacks on my chosen
> country are so vicious and frenzied I want to express my anger in some
> concrete way, and a vote in a swing state fits the bill.
> As it is, I am nowadays staying in North Carolina, so voting here gives me
> a 1/6,800,000 chance of defeating the enemies.
> But maybe reason will prevail and I won't vote, as usual.

What is the justification for not voting, beyond the fact that a single
vote does not count much?

> --
Stathis Papaioannou
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