Globalization And Its Impact On Society Essay

732 Words Jun 20th, 2016 3 Pages
Globalization can be defined in many ways, but the most prevailing characteristics of the term focus on beliefs - be they spiritual/religious, economically driven, what pushes an economical power to accumulate various sought after commodities, etc. - spreading on a macro, or rather, global, scale. There are many more specific ways to define the term "globalization" that delve deeper into its intricacies and genuine impact on the parts of the world that the system affects. It is a force both driven by and incorporating international trade, environment, Information Technology (IT), investments, culture, population health and well-being, and much more (globalization101.org). It is the spread of ideas and systems in order to better the lives and cultures of those involved (generally).

You see, one cannot determine if globalization is wholly "good" or "bad." What is more quantifiable is whether or not the system is indeed "inevitable." The reason one cannot simply point to the impact(s) of globalization and say whether or not they stand by its effects is yet again because of those intricacies in the way that it is implemented. As an example, let 's look at the impact of globalization with/on culture. I emphasize the difference between "with" and "on" because, generally, a culture working with an encroaching globalistic view normally strengthens not only its internal workings both commercially and spiritually, but that very same culture is usually seen to also strengthen the…

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