How Does Globalization Shape Identity

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“Where globalization means, as it so often does, that the rich and powerful now have new means to further enrich and empower themselves at the cost of the poorer and weaker, we have a responsibility to protest in the name of universal freedom.” ~ Nelson Mandela. The definition google gives for globalization is: businesses or other organizations develop international influence or start operating on an international scale. My position will address the following questions: to what extent should globalization shape identity? What is identity? What impact does globalization have on identity? Should we try to minimize globalization’s impact on identity, embrace it, or a mixture of both? Globalization can necessarily be a great part of the world if we use it to its highest potential. It could also be detrimental to the community we stand for, furthermore, worldwide. We live in a world where we are driven by time, are we going let it control us is the question. What is identity, and to what extent should globalization shape it? Identity could be described as how we see the world and how we interact with it. Earlier in life when we were younger, our possessions, and our activities, were our frequent liveliness, despite the advances in technology. These days, the things we did when we were children, has come to be made marginalized. For example, in the past when cell phones were not as prominent in several countries, youngsters used to play outside and use their imagination to
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