• Mahendar Kumar PhD Scholar, Greenwich University, Karachi, Pakistan



Virtual life, Virtual property, Virtual security, Virtual establishment, Virtual freedom


This research was intended to highlight how the latest technologies like social media and virtual reality (VR) have influenced upon basic principles of current democratic political system, which includes individual freedom, freedom of speech and individual privacy. Hence, this research has illustrated few constitutional articles of first formally documented social contract- An American constitution. The research explained the need to change the three articles including the first and fourth amendment of “Bill of rights” and section one of the 14th amendment. By that means, the researcher concluded at the end that, if the concept of social contract has to be relevant then it must include terminologies like virtual life, virtual freedom, virtual property, virtual security and virtual establishment in at least those three mentioned constitutional articles. Moreover, the articles were actually enacted in the era when only physical life and property were needed to be secured form external attacks but, the new technologies have changed that landscape. Hence, it is the need of the time to alter the founding principles of American constitution in order to provide safe, secure and peaceful internal and external environment to the American populace. 


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