With our technology, is a direct-democracy possible?
If so, would that be wise? Why or why not?
Do you mean where officials are elected directly by a popular vote, eliminating the electoral college for presidential elections? Sure, it is possible technologically. I haven't given it too much thought but on the face of it, it does sound appealing. I understand the original reasons for the electoral college but am not sure those reasons are still valid. The ramifications would have to be given some serious thought, though.
by Scott Belford 2 weeks ago
What does that suggest to our allies (Europe) and enemies (Russia) about how vulnerable we are to attack?Oh yeah, he told his appointees to go back to school in another Tweet. Doesn't say much about Trump's ability to pick the best and the brightest like he promised to do (and didn't...
by nextstopjupiter 7 years ago
People from other planets are watching us. Why don't they contact us?
by rafken 7 years ago
Do you think our future will be like Startrek or Stargate?In the future, do you think we will travel in spacecraft, through space at speeds that exceed that of light? Like Startrek or do you think we will travel by warp holes, through time and space? Like Stargate.
by aslanlight 7 years ago
Do aliens stay away because we're violent?Well if I was from a peaceful race and watched earth with all its wars it wouldn't be my favourite holiday destination! What do you think?
by Janis Leslie Evans 3 years ago
Are non-tech savvy people slowly but surely being shut out of participating in society?If you don't have an iPhone, or cable tv, or Netflex, or a Facebook account or Instagram, you might feel shut out. Now, if you don't have the right type of resolution on your computer, you can't share hub...
by Michele Travis 6 years ago
Why does the United States have an Electoral College?Every 4 years, Americans vote for a president. After the people's votes are counted, one candidate is the winner in each state. Then that candidate wins all the state's 'electors'. The electors from each of the 50 states are counted up like...
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