Legacies of Historical Globalization

956 Words Jul 9th, 2018 4 Pages
Contemporary society has done enough to respond to the legacies of historical globalization
Criteria: What acts have actually been made to respond to the legacies of historical globalization? How have these effects been made in trying to respond to historical globalization? What has changed since then? What has not changed?
Position: I disagree that contemporary society has done enough to respond to the legacies of historical globalization for many reasons.
Reasons: Some of the reasons I think this statement is not true are, even thought society has improved since historical times, society still has many problems and is nowhere near being a perfect world and fixing every flaw. We see and hear about people around us getting hurt everyday
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This just goes to show how much of a profiting company Toms really is, they make all that extra money and then just keep it for themselves when they could be helping so much more by donating it all to Africa instead of just a cheap pair of canvas shoes which doesn’t help very much in the first place. There are many diseases that can be caught easily and Toms do not provide enough protection.
The Rwandan Genocide also is still an existing issue which killed one million people, mostly Tutis and some Hutu’s, continues to be one of the most tragic and memorable events in the contemporary society of Africa. Specifically for those who were involved. Lucie Niyigena, a 70 year old woman who managed to survive the genocide, is still forced to face her fear everyday living beside someone who could have potentially killed a member of her family. This is just one of the still existing hardships for those forced to live it. This problem has not been changed since historical times partly because modern society has chosen not to make the change.
Also the Rwandan genocide is still a huge issue because there is always a possibility that it could happen again. Although the chances are very slim, the possibility is always there and will always be. Anything can happen in the world, it takes just one person to create change whether it is positive or negative, and others will always follow along.
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