Participation

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    • Burke and Mill said that participation matters and voting is not enough as the electorate needs to be informed on political ideas.
    • Burke said that 'it is necessary for the good man to do nothing for evil to triumph'
    • People can affect change if they are given social and political skills via participation.
    • New developments in technology mean that participation doesn't need to take time of effort
    • Happathy is a new phenomena by which people dont vote or participate because they are satisfied.
    • We cant make people participate
      • People get the opportunity to vote
        • Suffragettes fought for the right to vote and we should value this
          • The right to vote is an indicator of citizenship in democracy
            • Voters should be encouraged to play their part in the body politic

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