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Aphorism of the Day: The pointlessness of voting is implicit in the paradox of the right to vote

If the right to vote is a function of the people–individuals for whose sake the State exists–then the State can rationally claim no authority over them, in which case there is no point in voting. But if the right to vote is a function of the State, then the State must claim absolute authority over them, in which case there is no point in voting.