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Old 31st October 2018, 01:51 PM   #48
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Originally Posted by Sideroxylon View Post
It is considered important that people vote, hence the fine.
But you don't fine people for going to the polling place and spoiling their ballot. You don't fine people for blindly pulling the lever. You fine people purely for the sin of not taking time out of their day to act out the superficial semblance of an empty ritual.

The fine is there not because it's considered important that people vote, but because you consider it important to have the appearance of voting.

Last edited by theprestige; 31st October 2018 at 01:53 PM.
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