A short while ago, a young man asked me if I thought it was important to vote. I said yes, as it is your chance to be heard. He said, “Well all my life I have waited to be old enough to vote, and now with all the confusion, disrespect and corruption I wonder if it really matters if you vote.”

I held my breath for a second and said, “Some good comes from everything, and it matters even though on the face of it things look bad. But for some reason we have no better way to improve.”

James Tiede


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