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Globalisation: is it good or bad?

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Globalization! Accelerator of social progress......

Postby crystalfrogw » Sun Apr 01, 2007 2:19 pm

Surely, globalization is a good thing and can't be stopped by the willing of us.
In fact globalization is a kind of accelerator of social progress.In the advancement of human beings,communication and melting of different nationalities play an important role.Only this kind of communication and and melting are speedened recently.Despite that sometimes this mixing brings about sufferings(eg, some civilization disappears, colony ) but in long-term, the result is good.
When we say globalization is not good in fact it is not the globalization itself bad, in fact what we are afraid of is cultural capitalism.But once we realize this point, we will try to advoid it.
A stong cultural should face ,accept and absorb other cultures bravely instead of avoiding them.
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Globalization

Postby Bambang » Sun May 13, 2007 5:18 am

There are some advantages and disadvantages of globalization.

First, the advantages.
Internet is one of the products of globalization.
We all know that internet can broaden our horizon on a lot topics. This site ,for example, is a product of globalization. We can't deny that this site is very benefecial for us. We can communicate to others, share our ideas, make friends and do other positive things. Globalization also makes this world borderless. It means it's very easy for us to get information quickly as something is happening across the world.

But Globalization also has negative impacts, especially for poor or underdeveloped countries.
they are getting poor and poor due to the bad impact of globalization. For example, in trading sector. The products from developed countries are attacking the local products. The local ones can't compete with the imported ones both in the term of quality or pricing.

Another bad impact of globalization is that it can kill other countries' culture. I want to give one small example. When I was a kid, my friends and I used to play traditional games in my hometown. We used to communicate and help each other. In short, we had strong sense of togetherness. But now, the condition is totally different. we can't find kids there playing in the playing ground, flying kites, running around, laughing etc. Most of them are at their homes. The are playing video games, play station or watching tv in most of their time. They even don't know their neighbors' names, let alone to share to each other. The culture of togetherness and mutual assistance have disappeared from my village due to the attack of globalization.

So my point is, we all know that the globalization is something unavoidable and unstoppabel. All we have to do is to maximise the positive sides of it and minimise the negatives ones. Thank you. :)
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Postby javzm » Tue May 22, 2007 5:33 am

If you lived in a competitive mind country globalization is really good, it gives you oportunities to grow not only in your country but in a foreign country.
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Postby Bambang » Sat Jun 30, 2007 5:02 pm

JMD wrote:ur right my friend, what should be kept it will be kept.... moral is the same everywhere, and bad things are the same everywhere too, regardless of the culture where they happen.

COME ON PEOPLE, POST SOMETHING (NOT "SOMETHING" BUT SOMETHING)



My friend, we are not talking about "something", aren't we?
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Postby basmla » Wed Aug 15, 2007 10:22 am

hi all

In my opinion globlization has its two faces good and bad but that does not mean to close eyes about other countries and cultures. It deponds on the person himself if he or she has abitity to get benefit from other countries.
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Postby lady » Wed Aug 15, 2007 10:56 am

globalisation is good because it is improve us different culture and thinks i think it is good for everbody
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Postby Nanning » Sun Oct 21, 2007 2:16 pm

We can understand each other, adn those English speaking ex-husbands or bachelors will come one after another to China for their girlfriends.
But few girls from developed world come to China for husbands,why is that?
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Postby dera » Tue Nov 06, 2007 8:08 am

but there is a bad effect becuse many young people one to know soon and they easly leave their custom and their attitude copy their idol so day by day our culture stolen by foregin contry .
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Re: Globalisation: is it good or bad?

Postby sjujim » Sat Jun 06, 2009 4:46 am

Globalization is definitely bad. I know it will be very convenient for tourists to have Starbucks coffee in the other side of the world and all that. However, when globalization not only includes coffee, but also includes buildings, life habit and clothes, every country then will lose their characteristics. It makes traveling become boring. I don't think that we have the right to effect other countries' culture to make us feel comfortable, but not if those against human rights and damage the earth. I have already found some cities are almost the same while I was traveling abroad. I felt that I'd rather just stay in my own city, instead of spending time and money to visit the same cities.
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Re: Globalisation: is it good or bad?

Postby sjujim » Wed Jun 17, 2009 12:29 pm

Globalization increases the trade around the world. Social and cultural influences become similar gradually in all parts of the world. I personally think that globalization is mostly bad. For example, it will be very convenient for tourists to have Starbucks coffee on the other side of the world. However, when globalization also includes buildings, life habit and clothes, every country will lose theirs characteristics. I don't think that any enterprises should affect other countries' culture for their own benefits. Therefore, it can be concluded that the globalization is not good.
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