Globalization: Good or Bad Essay

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Globalization: Good or Bad

Plamen Peev Augustine Worth
ENG 290 – Advanced Writing
Argumentative Essay
November 30, 2010
“I, Pencil, simple though I appear to be, merit your wonder and awe, a claim I shall attempt to prove. In fact, if you can understand me—no, that's too much to ask of anyone—if you can become aware of the miraculousness which I symbolize, you can help save the freedom mankind is so unhappily losing. I have a profound lesson to teach. And I can teach this lesson better than can an automobile or an airplane or a mechanical dishwasher because—well, because I am seemingly so simple. Simple? Yet, not a single person on the face of this earth knows how to make me.”(Read, 1958) In his classic essay “I,
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If globalization did not existed, people around the world would have to use only the products that they produce domestically. For example we would not be able to drive cars in Bulgaria if not for globalization, because we do not produce them ourselves, and I would not have written this paper, because City University would never had come to Bulgaria.
Countries who engage in economic activities together are less likely to be belligerent towards one another. Ten percent increase above the world mean in bilateral trade means 1,9% less chance of military conflict between two adjacent states(Lee & Pyun, 2008). At the end of World War II the world leaders ordered the historians to find out what caused the war, because then they had nuclear weapons, which could wipe humanity off the face of the earth, and decided, that we must not have another world war.. It was soon found out, that the war was a result of extreme political solutions to the Great Depression. The Great Depression came, when each country devaluated its own currency in order to be competitive on the world market and promote exports, and imposed high tariffs, do discourage imports, which shut down eighty percent of world trade(Caldwell, 2010a). If the reason for going to war is the halting of world trade, than the promotion of world trade may lead to peace, so the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade was born. It's goal is free and liberal world trade, and while not

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