Critical Analysis Of Clash Of Civilization

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Clash of civilization by Samuel Huntington is believed to be containing facts about the political scene during the cold war era and stated or hypothesized that there is a new order prior to the end of the cold war. Societies and civilizations were divided by ideological differences. Political struggle between the ideologies of democracy and communism fueled Huntington’s arguments within the book. To begin his argument, Huntington classified civilization as the broadest cultural entity he also stated that civilizations are mortal but endures for a very long time and evolves overtime. Huntington also refutes some of the past paradigms that have been ineffective in explaining or calculating the reality of the global political order. Huntington’s train of thought within the five parts of the book mainly revolved around how the civilization in general continues to evolve and adapt depending on the current events and situations transpiring around the world. He used the different sectors of religion, political ideologies, geographical and demographical scene to characterized and symbolize a certain part of civilization as a single entity. To be specific Huntington gave emphasis on the continuous struggle for influence within the western and the…show more content…
External challenges include the emerging cultural identities in the non-Western world. Internal challenges include the erosion of principle morals, beliefs, and values within the Western culture in general. He also contributes to the debate between monoculturalists and multiculturalists and states that, "Having a world with a multicultural society is unavoidable because having a global empire present is nearly impossible. The preservation of the United States of America and the West in general requires the renewal of Western
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