Friedman 's Globalization : The Super Story Essay

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Friedman 's “Globalization: The Super Story” is a commentary on the constant connectivity of the world today that is based on the ever growing world wide global systems, such as the global market, the various ways to communicate and interact between nations, and the invention of the world wide web or as we now known as the internet. This new system is a way to replace the previous system that was already established ever since the end of World War II, the cold war system. The cold war system was designed to grow your nation’s power and a way to physically confront and balance between states. This turn into a minor conflict of power balance issue between what was considered the two superpowered at the time: the United States and the Soviet Union. And as times when on and the ever improvement of technology and the new invention that comes with it, the World Wide Web. A new system emerges into the light and changes the way how we see through our social lens that is constantly evolving. That system is called Globalization.

Globalization was defined by Friedman as: "the inexorable integration of markets, transportation systems, and communications systems to a degree never witnessed before in a way that is enabling corporations, countries, and individuals to reach around the worth farther, faster, deeper, cheaper ever before..." (P. 392). This spoke out to me as it is basically describing the many new ways we can connect to different individual today, such as through different…

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