A Critical Analysis Of Thomas Friedman's The World Is Flat

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Final requirement in Polsc008- Introduction to International Relations
A Critical Paper for ‘The World is Flat’ by Thomas Friedman

Bachelor of Arts in Political Science – 2

Mr. Stephen Jae Fontanilla- Professor

THE GENESIS OF THE NEW WORLD Globalization, as observed in today’s modern era, is very much profound in our society. It is commonly defined as the increasing incorporation and interdependence of domestic and overseas markets heartrending the world or others say- interconnectedness of states as general. We can view this in all possible aspects not only in the field of economics but also in terms of politics, arts, sciences, technologies, and culture. This let us exist in an epoch ‘when the walls started falling all around the world, and integration, and the backlash to it, went to a whole new level’ as what Friedman says in his book. In the international arena, globalization had undeniably become the soul of every state to maintain its connections to other states as evident but more than that, we can also see individuals being affected by this so called ‘world-changer’. As every individual become more curious and intelligent, they consider themselves to compete and share with others of different cultures, religions, philosophies, businesses, races, and even languages to all people around the globe. Obviously, we live in a world of competition. The indication alone covers us in accepting and going with the flow of the new
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