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  • Notify Design

    Awesome design. I love the screen print texture.

  • Fera Schoen

    Yeah, there are informed young voters. Yes, some of them do not vote because the system is inherently flawed and they see it as meaningless. Based on my personal experience, however, most of the young people who do not vote are a stupid, apathetic, easily distracted, uninformed people. It just doesn't matter to them. Voting is boring, clubbing is fun. Honestly, I'm fine with all those douchebags and tools not voting at all: the only things they care about are sex, drugs, and their shallow reputations. A lot of the young people in this country, just like a lot of the old people, are completely worthless in almost every way you look at them. Many have a kindergarten concept of history (at best) and know more about Brad Pitt's love life than how our government functions (or rather, seeks to function). These are people who think the president writes the laws, congress advises, and the supreme court often doesn't even exist in their worldview. Simply put, these people are worthless and we can't change that about them: they've chosen willful ignorance over informed autonomy and they choose it again and again, every day.

    It's a crisis of culture. Our culture is retarded and that's the kind of people it fosters. The more shallow and cruelly ambitious a person, the more 'successful' they'll be (the more things and sex they'll have) in this country. Everyone else gets to shut up and stay invisible. People see themselves as worthless and then they fulfill their own prophecy and everyone else confirms it.

    This country doesn't want or respect its citizens. All our culture is interested in is breeding replacements for the puppet consumers who've been pulled along a path of greed all the way to the grave. Why vote when you can go shopping instead?

    • Ben Goldhirsh

      this is a brutal assessment. I agree there are elements of culture that deserve the crisis moniker, but there are also so many awesome people doing so much awesome stuff, that i think it's a bore to shit on the scene. that said, you're right in terms of the disjointed focus afoot, and the question is how does that shift. Or is your perspective that the train is off the tracks and it's downhill from here? I can't and won't agree. I think we're gonna turn this around. Things go sideways at times, but I buy the perspective of the arc of history is long and it bends toward justice/goodness/awesome. I just think that it takes work and time and hustle.