Globalization And Its Effect On Society

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Joona A. Pang Ant 126 The term ' 'globalization ' ' is so saturated with conclusive idealism that such economic philosophy can only appear to intend principles of fairness or freedom. Before the 18th century, the belief was that societies were in a state of decline amongst ancient civilizations. However, during the Enlightenment period, the notion of progress became pervasive, which eventually prompted sociological and cultural revolution, the Western stage theories of progress. In the course, we have so far discussed the emergence of developmental thinking from its conception to its prevailing influence on modern society. The teleology that it has established is that progress is innate and that we are on the same trajectory to the state of betterment: an economic freedom. However, I would like to discuss the adverse effects and consequences of such fixation on progress and development, illustrated by the state of globalization and the imposition of rational order throughout the world. The enthusiasm for ration and technology to govern the human and natural world encourages entities to attempt developmental projects or create solutions that only benefit the sovereign or force developing countries into a Western framework. According to lectures, stage theories represent "an attempt by enlightenment thinkers to classify and delineate progress into naturalized steps based on ration. This view fully embraces reason and science while creating a negative view of the past,
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