So naturally wired I did a report on this and then asked one of the leading political thinker and writer and also heavy FB user Zhang Dachun about his take of FB and if we can improve civic engagement. He said: “No, it just feels as if we have participated. We can very easily get tens of thousands of likes but if you want to mobilize people to go to some place then only maybe10 people will go because people were lazy on FB. Anything that requires more than a minute of your time they won’t do it.” So you have to think of something practical that only costs a few seconds to make a civic impact. So we have to describe g0v with just one short sentence. We are a movement that tries everything to create a way for lazy people to engage in real action. That is the g0v motto.

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