This N.Y. Times article explains my ambivalence to voting. At the end of the day, the cost is more than the benefit. Apparently, the easier you make it, the less important it becomes too.
In order for something to have meaning in people's lives, they have to feel like it means something. So many of our institutions need to decentralize and sort of promulgate it- start making the point that it really is up to us, individually, to make a move. If people just sit around waiting to be led, well we won't get anywhere.