L. Steven Sieden via Examiner.com:
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When asked if he voted, Buckminster Fuller adamantly replied,
“Of course I don’t vote. I’m completely apolitical.”
For most of his life Fuller championed a world that works for everyone and the fact that political leaders can never achieve such a vision. He felt that voting only encouraged politicians and others to believe that they were in power and capable of making the changes we so desperately need. He correctly predicted the growing cultural trend of people not voting, and that trend continues to provide many people with great as we move toward an age of true democracy. His often quoted statement about politicians is even more relevant today, than it was decades ago when he first made it.
“Political leaders look out only fort heir own side.