"If voting could change the system, it would be illegal."
If voting could change the system, elections would be stolen. Obvious
"Adorno... argued that advanced capitalism had managed to contain or liquidate the forces that would bring about its collapse and that the revolutionary moment, when it would have been possible to transform it into socialism, had passed. As he put it at the beginning of his Negative Dialectics (1966), philosophy is still necessary because the time to realise it was missed. Adorno argued that capitalism had become more entrenched through its attack on the objective basis of revolutionary consciousness and through liquidation of the individualism that had been the basis of critical consciousness.
"If you ever hear a fellow student say, "I'm not turned on politics," give that student a history book because if you don't turn on politics, down to the air you breathe, the water you drink, the racial profiling you detest, the health insurance many people don't have, and on and on, If you don't turn on politics, politics will turn on you in very disagreeable ways."Ralph Nader, On The Stump