Globalism, The Unstoppable Force of Western Culture on the World

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Author Michael Schuman said it best, “Globalization is very much alive and well.” He would be correct in this assumption, as many countries are accepting the western cultural influence as their own. As the authors, Foer and Appaih, strive to identify globalization with single references, as they lacks the overall annotation; globalism, and its unstoppable force. Appiah’s meaning for globalization is more specific than Schumans and on a personal, family, and religious level with acceptance and how others perceive them. Appiah’s approach to globalism is perception based, outside of what his family beliefs are and what is dissimilar by other cultures with no appeal to influence. Foer on the other hand, perceives globalization culture as it is observed through sports, specifically soccer, family influence, and other means to preserve globalization change as Americans and non Americans in the United states, with no mention of outside countries original or future influence. As each author sees the world of globalization in their own way, they actually compliment each other on there reasonings to sustain from globalization, more so by Foer. Each author relates on a personal and culture opinion, as they have clearly defined there theories on globalization and the approach. Seeing the world as these authors do, much is lost in regards to originality and freedom, more-so, with ones desires to change without external influence. In as much as the majority of the jobs are leaving America, and our economy is in shambles, it does not mean that the western influence of globalization has stalled or in decline; this just goes to she that it is stronger than ever, by means of expansion outside of America to more sparsely populated areas of undevelop... ... middle of paper ... the point, where merging back would almost lead to genocide, as each faith, sect, religion, would fight for there way of life, independence from conforming to others, the end game in inevitable; conform to globalism, or become an undeveloped country. Works Cited Foer, Franklin. "From How Soccer Explains the World: An Unlikely Theory of Globalization." From Inquiry to Academic Writing: A Practical Guide. 2nd ed. Boston, MA: Bedford/St. Martins, 2012. 639-648. Print. Appiah, Kwame A.”Moral Disagreement." From Inquiry to Academic Writing: A Practical Guide. 2nd ed. Boston, MA: Bedford/ St. Martins, 2012. 656-666. Print. Lunsford, Andrea A., and Paul Kei Matsuda. Easywriter. 5th ed. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2014. Print. Schuman, Michael."Globalization Isn't Dead, It's Only Just Beginning."Time Magazine 1.1 2013, Middle Search Plus. Web. 21 Apr. 2014.

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