Why Voting Is Dumb

Democracy is just a game of class struggle, and right now the rich have rigged the game and are taking it all

Voting is dumb and Aristotle said so. He said, “all the magistrates should be chosen out of all the people, and all to command each, and each in his turn all: that all the magistrates should be chosen by lot, except to those offices only which required some particular knowledge and skill.” His preferred method was sortition, something closer to jury duty than the periodic anointing of the…

Indrajit Samarajiva is a writer living in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Sign up for my newsletter at www.indi.ca, and you can reach me at indi@indi.ca.

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