Globalization And Our Nation 's Foreign Policy Choices

1384 Words Dec 10th, 2014 6 Pages
Even though the concept of globalization is complex, it is no longer deniable that we live in a globalized world. Thanks to the new technologies of communication, we are well informed about our closest and farthest neighbors across the entire world. Our nations and, indirectly we, the citizens, are all impacted by international matters and our nation’s foreign policy choices. Generally, globalization has affected many nations in various ways; economically, politically, and socially. It’s a fast integration and association of various nations, which shapes the world affairs on a global level. The concept of globalization is evident in the many difficult challenges that come with it, involving our cultural differences, and the regulating challenge of globalizations. The phenomenon of globalization has affected many cultures around the world, resulting in the Americanization of other nations.
Globalization makes us aware of other countries leading us to recognize the differences among all cultures. Perhaps the U.S. can learn from other cultures just as well as other cultures are learning about the American way of life. Humankind would be a better place if we were all just citizens of the world. In Martha Nussbaum’s essay “Patriotism and Cosmopolitanism” she argues whether children should be taught in education to be patriotic or cosmopolitan. Nussbaum’s definition of cosmopolitanism is a person whose primary allegiance is to the community of human beings in the entire world.…
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