Evolution of Technology

3038 WordsMay 11, 200013 Pages
Primitive men cleaved their universe into friends and enemies and responded with quick, deep emotion to even the mildest threats emanating from outside the arbitrary boundary. With the rise of chiefdoms and states, this tendency became institutionalized, war was adopted as an instrument of policy of some of the new societies, and those that employed it best became - tragically - the most successful. The evolution of warfare was an autocatalytic reaction that could not be halted by any people, because to attempt to reverse the process unilaterally was to fall victim. -E.O. Wilson, On Human Nature As every day passes we are become more and more a globalized society. With this ongoing cycle we come across a vast multitude of impasses.…show more content…
The important question is: In the grand scheme of things what is more important, the life of a sea turtle or the Malaysian fisherman being able to put food on his families table. These demonstraters, although their cause is very noble, they are not looking at this issue through globalized eyes. The example just written about shows us a possible future look at a globalized society, but there are many more intricacies needed to give us a global mindset. A lack of communism must occur for a real step to be taken. China is one of the few communist nations left on earth, however its population is tremendous. There are well over one billion people in China. As of now, or shall we say three weeks ago, the U.S. did not trade with China, and vice versa. The Chinese market is one with such tremendous potential and capability, it just needs to be tapped. The U.S. and China talked trade and came to an agreement. One that hadn't been able to be reached in thirteen years of on and off negations (Eckholm). So what does this have to do with global mindset? One might say what the heck does Malaysian shrimp fishing have to due with global mindset. These examples are of real life events taking place now that show very clearly the path and direction our society is traveling in. You need concrete examples to show you some sort of idea how to get on this path. This leads us into the next part about what it takes from you, me, or a top-level,
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