It’s Okay to Ignore Politics
Chris Freiman addresses new objections to political abstention. Because participating in politics is not an effective way to do good, Freiman argues that we actually have a moral duty to disengage from politics and instead take direct action to make the world a better place.
Is abstaining from politics permissible? Is it impossible to ignore politics? Why should we care about the quality of someone’s vote if it doesn’t matter anyway?