[pp.int.general] LQFB: status quo in Germany // was: liquid feedback papers and/or data?
seykron at partidopirata.com.ar
Sun Apr 27 15:54:00 CEST 2014
It is very funny that most of people involved in this discussion is
taking the problem as a technical issue (or systemic problem, in the
best case) and they're blind about "real-world people" (it is more
impressive if we put more context: we are leading political parties).
Most of time I also vote according to my "last two weeks impressions"
because I know I cannot participate in any decision of any political
party I could choose. Voting is not "participation", it is simple and
boring delegation on people you will never know and most important,
they will never understand your daily life problems and perspectives.
Please, stop thinking as developers and technocrats and go to
ask people: "why don't you get involved in our party?". You will
certainly find it very surprising.
On Sun, 27 Apr 2014 13:46:11 +0200
Francisco George <francisco.george at gmail.com> wrote:
> The problem is people voting/delegating with "Hears and guts" instead
> of voting with their "heads"
> Lets take an example.
> Although i reside in Spain i'm belgian and during 24 years I
> participated in elections in my country. (Belgium has an open list
> The firsts elections I voted with "H&G"...but with the time i changed
> to "Head". In Belgium we use to have vatious elections grouped in one
> day. The results were first...I voted for persons and not parties.
> The second one was voting for persons of different parties judging
> them for their capacity and not the ideal they represented.
> The consequence was I was almost voting for different parties
> accordind to the type of elections.
> My vote was not a monolitic one and learned to value work instead of
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