Thomas L. Friedman's The World Is Flat

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Thomas L. Friedman encourages the world being flat, for this is a misinterpreted term. We are not talking about the theory where people think we can walk off of planet Earth but something much greater. In Friedman’s novel The World is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century, he explains this ideal phrase in chapter six named The Untouchables. A flattened world is a world where no one wants to be the ‘Average Joe’. Everyone has their plan on how to get on the next level in the industry; furthermore, this world is filled with thinkers that will work at being the best they can be. We call these people untouchables. In Friedman’s eyes, untouchables are, “…people whose jobs cannot be outsourced” (Friedman 238). An outsourced job can be
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