Globalization : The Super- Story Essay

1870 Words Sep 24th, 2016 8 Pages
Globalization a modern day way to describe the process in which different cultures are able to interact and learn from one another, through different ideas, items and people. Coming together to reconnect humans with the rest of the world, globalization is closely looked at and studied by those who want a clearer understanding of what it takes for people to be able to reconnect with cultures different from there’s. Thomas Loren Friedman, three time Pulitzer Prize winner, and current writer for the New York Times foreign affairs column since 1995, is a famous journalist who took a closer look into Globalization. Covering the topic in his prologue “Globalization: The Super- Story,” from his book Longitudes and Attitudes, Thomas Friedman uses his knowledge on Mediterranean and a Middle Eastern studies to form his opinion on what globalization is and how it is still effective. Graduating from Brandeis University in 1975 with a degree in Mediterranean studies, and from the University of Oxford with a Master’s in Philosophy in Middle Eastern studies, Friedman based most of his reportings on the Middle East and his interest in how their affairs worked different from ours. Following the tragic events of 9/11, Thomas Friedman went as far as moving to the Middle East where he used a brand new eye to understand what had just occurred. In talking about Globalization and getting an understanding of different cultures and how they handle situations, I will be arguing about why Thomas…

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