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What You’re Really Voting For

Well, to no one's surprise at all, things are heating up, and the frenzy is only going to escalate right up and all the way to that most glorious of days. That's the day when, at long last, you finally get to reconcile all of your worries and all of your fears; all of your hopes and all of your dreams into certain and clear solutions; the day when you step forward, and in that one act of exalted and sublime human mastery and achievement, you assert -- you exercise -- your God-given right -- that sacred right -- to have your 1 in 300 millionth say in your own affairs and the affairs of others. And you shall not be denied; oh, no! This is important business, you see. There is, of course, little to no rational basis for voting. There just isn't. But go ahead, persist in your delusion. It would be nothing new. I mean, if Jesus is Coming Again, I suppose anything's possible, and so 1 part per 300 million might really seem meaningful. But regular readers know that the utter futility of voting is not my real objection to it. And after all, if voting...

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Richard Nikoley

I'm Richard Nikoley. Free The Animal began in 2003 and as of 2022, contains over 5,000 posts. I blog what I wish...from health, diet, and food to travel and lifestyle; to politics, social antagonism, expat-living location and time independent—while you sleep—income. I celebrate the audacity and hubris to live by your own exclusive authority and take your own chances. Read More
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