Taking Responsibility

It is common for the majority of people to view “The Government” as a supreme and untouchable entity, like a sacred monolith avulsed from the real world.

Political discontent it’s a common trait in every democracy, in every part of the world, and this leads to a couple of questions.
It’s this kind of democracy the best possible solution to administrate a group of people?
And then, it’s people ready to take responsibility and aknowledge that in a democracy, where every single vote counts, everyone is to blame for a failure?

The voter soon forgets that it’s only thanks to his vote that a particular Party is in charge. For sure, often politicians are corrupted, inefficient, ignorant, useless,  but they were elected. So, the majority of people, in total freedom, choose to put that kind of person in comand.
Who is it to blame? We accuse politicians, but they would be nothing without a large group of people supporting them.
In democracy, as stated by many thinkers way better then me in the past, the government truly rapresents the actual value of the people.

There is no democracy until there is not the deep awareness of each one’s potential and limits. Each voter should understand when to take a step back and, with humility, decide to not decide in fields out of his cultural reach. This is the best form of respect for your vote and for every other voter. We must learn to say “I don’t know” and stop pretending to talk and vote about everything just for sport.
Nobody can know everything.

To vote is not a birthright, but a responsibility.
It has to be earned through studies and exams, to protect the very value of each single vote.

 

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