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The Negative Impacts Of Global Interrelatedness

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Global Interrelatedness has increased dramatically over the past century, and exponentially over the past two decades. Technology has changed the manner in which we travel and communicate so greatly that there are virtually no barriers between people and cultures that are on the other side of the globe.
As we evaluate world events that have transpired over the past century we can see the increase in global interrelatedness. Economic fluctuations in one country can greatly affect the rest of the world. Political movements in specific regions influence ideologies all over the world. Social norms and traditions are so intertwined that it’s difficult to determine whose customs are being followed.
This interrelatedness can have both positive and negative impacts. In some situations like the dissolution of the Soviet Union, western ideas of freedom, liberty and prosperity began seeping in and caused repressed people groups to want more than they were getting out of Communism. However, in other situations like the Cuban Missile Crisis, a conflict involving a relatively small nation has the potential to thrust superpowers into war.
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