Not many cared to scrutinise the content of Federal Constitution. We assumed quite rightly that we were now a free and independent nation where all had a place under the Malaysian sun. And that we would grow together at work and play. The rest we left to the hands of good men (and women)-politicians, administrators, our teachers, our parents and our mentors. Zoom to the present day Malaysia, the critically integral provisions of the founding document are being questioned event debased. The writer examine some of the issues.