TED Conversations

This conversation is closed.

I would like those who choose to participate, to wirte a New Constitution for the United States to address the current issues at hand.

The current issues today such as abortion, guns, marijuana, racism, voting, the inability for the three branches of government to work together is costing the US trillions of dollars in unnecessary spending. I would like your input on what you would do to change the Constitution.
I will go out there and say that the American Constitution is flawed and extremely outdated and fails to address many of the issues today.
With the left and the right at each others throats, where can we find the middle ground to resolve these disputes? Each one of you at TED.com do not have the financial influences seen by the politicos being put on you to impact change in your nation for the better.
I am going to ask that if someone does come up with a suggestion that you do not agree with , that you do not ridicule but instead engage in a sensible conversation offering counter-points to back up your claims. As I always tell people, the only stupid question is the one that is not asked. The same goes with ideas.

Topics: constitution

Showing single comment thread. View the full conversation.

  • Apr 15 2013: So let me ask you. The 2nd Amendment has drawn a lot of flack from both sides based in the varying interpretations of the law. Do you not feel that it needs to be discussed?
    • thumb
      Apr 15 2013: It is organic to an individual to defend himself, I don't understand why anyone would want it any other way, save those who would want to enslave.

Showing single comment thread. View the full conversation.