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 Money Fairy 5 years ago
I mostly use the library for the internet. I don't own a cell phone as I have to many other bills to pay for and can't afford one. I'm just wondering if anyone out there uses a real phone anymore and if anyone writes real letters anymore or is it all about texting and e-mailing and facebooking...
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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...
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People from other planets are watching us. Why don't they contact us?
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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