Professor Manny Dy
REACTION PAPER ON GLOBALIZATION
JEWELYN ANNE F. CRISOSTOMO
The purpose of this paper is to give reactions focusing on the effects of globalization. From the word globalization, you can divide it into two words, global and civilization. Is it right or wrong? Which way would you go?
Globalization or should we say global civilization can lead to different aspects in humanity. Upon reading the two articles of G.B. Madison and Oliva Blanchette, the two authors gave their different point of views in globalization. Madison tells about the harmless way and advantages of globalization in humanity while Blanchette tells about the negative contributions of globalization in human improvement. But both authors came to reach a point of human spirituality. Spirituality of human leads to the concern of humanity among all economic endeavors that man is reaching.
GLOBALIZATION: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES
BY G.B. MADISON
Madison pointed out the road to civilization. The development in civilization that is cannot be avoided. It has advantages that man can benefit from globalization. It gives us the chance to grow through globalization. By removing the barriers in gap, culture, language, nationality, and race, we can reach the whole world.
As per Madison also, the consequences of globalization such as the homogenization, groupism and universalism are the opportunities to have growth and progress in one nation. This means a chance to negotiate, explore, business undertakings to other nations.
Another benefit of globalization is a chance to be heard. One nation is globalized when they aim for the common good. Democracy is practice in a globalized country and this is a way to be market friendly and to have competitive economic position.
Thus, globalization is a tool to achieve growth and development. But still, Madison also cited some threats in globalization. In order to get away from those...