Contribution Of Globalization To Modern Society

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Sir, Regarding the claim that “globalization has only brought negative things to modern society”, there has been heated discussion. There are polarizing opinions regardless of which definition of globalization is in question. Either way, such a bold statement should be contested, because something something go back and edit this later this sucks First off, let’s look at the different definitions of globalization. One is defined as the flow of the free flow of capital and trade all over the globe as well as tapping cheaper foreign labor markets, and the other is about international integration with other cultures and people. So you have the economic aspect and the cultural aspect. Personally, I understand where people are coming from when…show more content…
Resources are lopsidedly drained and distributed to the point where, for example, poor South American farmers have to live in squalor so wealthy North American and Chinese businessmen can import their product and sell it. This is an example of what economic globalization does to the world. The wealthy purveyors of capitalism and the white Western world likes to push the narrative that overpopulation is the reason for the ever-increasing lack of resources. However, the way it is estimated that Americans alone throw away $160 billion, or 130 billion lbs., worth of edible food a year says a lot about the realities of how supplies are being dispensed. (source this). Economic globalization is not only draining resources, but it is also gives corporations power over governments. TTIP is an example of this, and would have opened up for market access and freer trade between the EU and the US. This has now, thankfully, been called off, but an agreement like this would potentially include the ISDS clause, which would allow for corporations suing countries over things like changing their laws. In fact, this has already happened many times. What could possibly be democratic about a world in which conglomerates can hold power of a government? On that note, what could possible be positive…show more content…
Multiculturalism is what allows us to freely travel the world and share parts of our cultures, such as food, music, fashion, art, and so much more. It’s what allows us to be part of diverse societies and learn about other points of view and ways of looking at the world. In short, multiculturalism is what connects all of us as people. This is what makes globalization good, or at least one definition of it. Without this part of globalization, we wouldn’t have the varied world we have today. Multiculturalism also encourages a society that adapts to social issues well, and Of course, things such as imperialism and colonization could be argued as having tainted or at least stifled multiculturalism to some degree, since it has heavily attributed to racial, ethnic, and religious tension. Cultural appropriation and struggling to hold on to one’s own individual cultural identity can also be negative aspects of this. Yet I would say in the case of true multiculturalism, the good outweighs the bad, and modern society keeps moving towards a more culturally diverse and accepting way of life. To conclude, I would claim that saying globalization has only negative aspects is incorrect. I think it’s important to acknowledge that there are several definitions of the word and to oppose the negative parts while allowing the positive parts to flourish. No matter how you look at it, whether

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