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  • Yes, the Constitution is political perfection and infallible. Worthy of worship.

    3 6.82%
  • No, it was created by men and while it's a good document, let's not get wrapped around the axle.

    35 79.55%
  • The Constitution sucks, we need a new one every few years.

    1 2.27%
  • The Constitution surpasses even politics and is THE document for all of society and civilization.

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    Do you think the US Constitution is a holy, infallible document?

    Some people (especially here) seem to think the US constitution is the end-all and be-all of political thought, and should be adhered to like a holy document. Do you agree? Or is it possible for it to be fallible and, in fact, wrong? Should we follow it as a means to an end, or is following the constitution the highest political end possible?
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    Re: Do you think the US Constitution is a holy, infallible document?

    Quote Originally Posted by OldWorldOrder View Post
    Some people (especially here) seem to think the US constitution is the end-all and be-all of political thought, and should be adhered to like a holy document. Do you agree? Or is it possible for it to be fallible and, in fact, wrong? Should we follow it as a means to an end, or is following the constitution the highest political end possible?



    The U.S. Constitution has already been amended a good bit and it may be amended some more.

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    Re: Do you think the US Constitution is a holy, infallible document?

    Quote Originally Posted by OldWorldOrder View Post
    Some people (especially here) seem to think the US constitution is the end-all and be-all of political thought, and should be adhered to like a holy document. Do you agree? Or is it possible for it to be fallible and, in fact, wrong? Should we follow it as a means to an end, or is following the constitution the highest political end possible?
    Not even the founding fathers expected it to be the be all and end all or they wouldn't have put in avenues for changing it.
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    Re: Do you think the US Constitution is a holy, infallible document?

    Quote Originally Posted by OldWorldOrder View Post
    Some people (especially here) seem to think the US constitution is the end-all and be-all of political thought, and should be adhered to like a holy document. Do you agree? Or is it possible for it to be fallible and, in fact, wrong? Should we follow it as a means to an end, or is following the constitution the highest political end possible?
    It certainly can be wrong. However, I do think it needs to be adhered to completely. If its just a guideline, than there is little restricting what can be done. For the cases where it is egregiously wrong it can be amended.
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    Re: Do you think the US Constitution is a holy, infallible document?

    Not holy, but should be followed strictly. It is the law for government.
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    Re: Do you think the US Constitution is a holy, infallible document?

    Not what I would use as the legal backbone of a state.
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    Re: Do you think the US Constitution is a holy, infallible document?

    I have yet to see anything that was infallible. I'd say it was more a good guideline that has provisions for being corrected from time to time as we learn more. IMO, the most important part of the constitution is our ability to change it when necessary.

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    Re: Do you think the US Constitution is a holy, infallible document?

    MY religion uniquely has a passage of canonized scripture which explicitly states that God inspired the Constitution to be written and established, through men that he raised up specifically for this purpose.

    To me, the Constitution itself is scripture; perhaps not directly the word of God, but very close to it.


    And there is something I have been thinking about, that I find troubling.

    Another volume of my religion's scripture gives account of two groups of people, who, at different times in history, were guided by God to travel across the ocean, from the Old World to somewhere in the Americas, where they thrived for a while, formed great civilizations, and then fell into wickedness and were wiped out. I see our own society on a similar path today. At one point, we had the greatest civilization that the world has ever known, but we have been in decline for at least two or three generations, and are slowly falling into wickedness and destruction. I'm old enough that I will probably not live to see the end of our society, but I have little doubt that unless we change course drastically, that there are those alive today who will see this end.
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    Re: Do you think the US Constitution is a holy, infallible document?

    Quote Originally Posted by OldWorldOrder View Post
    Some people (especially here) seem to think the US constitution is the end-all and be-all of political thought, and should be adhered to like a holy document. Do you agree? Or is it possible for it to be fallible and, in fact, wrong? Should we follow it as a means to an end, or is following the constitution the highest political end possible?


    its not holy.....however it is the LAW.....if government can violate that law at anytime, by not following the few powers delegated them and the amendable process of the constitution, then why do we even have government , since the fundamental laws of America state.... "government is INSTITUTED to "secure the rights of the people", when they do not even follow the basics of the Constitution.......its adherence.
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    Re: Do you think the US Constitution is a holy, infallible document?

    Quote Originally Posted by OldWorldOrder View Post
    Some people (especially here) seem to think the US constitution is the end-all and be-all of political thought, and should be adhered to like a holy document. Do you agree? Or is it possible for it to be fallible and, in fact, wrong? Should we follow it as a means to an end, or is following the constitution the highest political end possible?
    I don't think the Constitution is infallible, but netiher are our political Rulers. Ergo, whenever a question arises, Constitutional questions should be addressed publicly and then political actions to follow according to "legally Representative' reasoning by the people's representatives. The Constitution provides protection from the character shortfalls of men, and that is not mitigated by time or alleged progress.

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