History of the Internet and Globalization

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'The Advantages and Disadvantages of Globalization'

syahid Apr 9, 2010, 10:03am #1
Even though globalization affects world's economies in a positive ways, its negative side should not be forgotten. Discuss.

Globalization has contributed a lot to the world today. It boosts countries economies, advance technologies and improve daily life of the people. But in the meantime whether it is a blessing or a curse has sparked much debate. This is because the benefit of globalization always come with the drawbacks. For me, the advantages of the globalization are outweigh its disadvantages.

Convincing argument can be made that globalization has led to advancement in technologies. This advancement has built the new world without boundaries. So, the communication can be made with any other parts of the world through technologies such as internet and telephone. Hence, ideas exchange can be done among intellectuals,journalists, scientists or ordinary people. As a result, the best ideas will be spread all over the world which led to enhance the world achievements.

However, there are some disadvantages of the globalization. The absence of boundaries of the world through technologies could create harmful to the people. To illustrate, the access to the bad website in internet such as drugs and pornography could affect people minds. For example, recently, an actor was caught for being involved in drugs processing. He admitted that have learnt the process via internet. So, no boundaries of the world also affect people to change their behavior which related to the crime.

In conclusion, there is no doubt that globalization has both good and bad effects towards people and the world. However, the disadvantages of globalization could be reduced if the...
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