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Voting Based On Information

 

October 29, 2018



“Being adequately informed is a democratic duty, just as the vote is a democratic right. A misinformed electorate, voting without knowledge, is not a true democracy.”

–British author Jay Griffiths

In today’s society, we have a tendency to look for facts that confirm our prejudices and ignore facts that contradict our biases. All too often, people fail to even make an effort to obtain information. That is why it is refreshing and encouraging that we have in today’s Opinions of the Readers a letter from a reader who changed his mind based on information he objectively sought.

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