Describe One Of The Four Megatrends That Jack Goldstone Believes Will Change The World
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2)Describe one of the four megatrends that Jack A. Goldstone believes will change the world?
According to the “New Population Bomb’ article international security will not depend on how many people inhabit the world but how the global population is composed of and distributed. The third of the four megatrends discussed by Jack Goldstones “The population of the poorest, youngest and the most heavily Muslim is g rowing the most”. By 2050 70% of the world’s population growth will occur in 24 countries. These countries will have problems providing employment and quality education for their growing young population. This will cause these young people to immigrate to developed countries who lack necessary workers to fill needed jobs because of an aging population. It will be important for developed countries to build alliances and assist with security, employment opportunities, and education this must be done to assure stability of the region. A region that according to the “2006 Pew Survey” where more than half the people surveved found that Muslim/Western relations as bad and blamed the west for their state of affairs. It will be very important for Western developed countries to improve their relationships with these countries, if these regions do not have the assistance and capital needed to ensure a stable environment they will be vulnerable to extreme radicalization. If this occurs the entire world will pay the consequences of disruption and instability