The Effects Of Globalization

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Every major city is inhabited by all kinds of people. Nearly in every corner of this planet, there is demand for goods from all over the world. If your favorite kind of food is from a culture other than your own, then you too are unconsciously a part of globalization. The influence of other cultures is so engrained and present in all of our lives that we are almost numb to it. Your car can be Korean, your phone American, and even if you shop at a local supermarket, most of your groceries are from all over the country or world. Today, due to the amazingly efficient transportation system, we can consume fresh produce from halfway around the world. This is something that was technologically impossible hundreds of years ago. This has created a world full of interwoven cultures and influences. Even though it has caused many cultures to contaminate each other, globalization is inevitable because it is a natural process of social evolution that propels the future of the human race.
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And yet, the “hybridization of culture through travel, trade, or conquest is hardly a recent development.” (Appiah). This is why it is not unusual when people wear their forms of native dress at formal ceremonies, whether it be a suit, kilt or kente cloth. Kwame Anthony Apiah makes this argument in his article “The Case for Contamination.” He elaborates on the fact that globalization implies a change for the better. He also discusses how the loss of original culture may lead to improvement of civil rights, economics or quality of life and he relates it to his own native city in Ghana. Intuitively, it is impossible to promote both the progress of a society and the preservation of its culture. Is has been change that has brought about more successful and fair

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