Water is so much more fine and sensitive an element than earth. A single boatman passing up or down unavoidably shakes the whole of a wide river, and disturbs its every reflection.

Thoreau’s Journals

When I vote, I think about ripples in the water.

It’s easy to think your vote doesn’t matter. That I’m already living in a Blue State, so I might as well not vote. Or that other people will vote instead.

But every action you make — every thought you think — sends out ripples, like the boatman passing down the river.

If you think your…


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