If you are asked whether you like paying more or less taxes, almost everybody will answer "less".But maybe the question should be "Do you want to enjoy more or less public services?" If the question was this one, maybe the answer would be rather different.
Here you have some articles where you can check that the countries where people pay more taxes are those that enjoy more and better quality public services, those where poverty is lower, there are less economic differences and the needy get what they need to have a decent life:
WHY DO THE FRENCH TOLERATE SUCH HIGH TAXES?
WHY SWEDES ARE OKAY WITH PAYING TAXES:
WHY DANES HAPPILY PAY HIGH RATES OF TAXES
BETTER PUBLIC SERVICES WILL INEVITABLY MEAN HIGHER TAXES (about Ireland)
Here you have vsome graphs in which you can compare the consequences in real life of paying more or less taxes and having more or less public services. The comparison is between Denmark and the USA:
CHILD POVERTY RATES
WEEKS OF PAID PARENTAL LEAVE
WEEKS OF GUARANTEED VACATION
Finally, here you have an animated video paid by the California Federation of Teachers to explain the consequences of paying less taxes and reducing the amount of money the wealthiest people pay:
Do you continue to think that that paying lower taxes is better?