the big question

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  1. neilold

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    One of the most open and all encompassing questions, I've ever posed. Is globalisation a force for good or evil?
     
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    Neither. But in an inevitably increasingly interconnected global world I think globalisation is inevitable. And makes sense. But could of course be potentially abused (like any other political/socio-economic system).
     
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    It's like a knife! A knife isn't a force for good or evil but can be used to do good things and can be used to do bad things! Good question! :-D I don't like globalisation! It says other cultures must be celebrate but preserve your own is racist and I don't think so! We can enjoy our own and other cultures but not merge into United Global Countries of America!
     
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    It's essentially an evil as long as we are still stuck in our archaic traditional ways of the past.
     
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    Being opposed to preserving valued aspects of ones culture is not a natural characteristic of globalization. But that's not to say that some people who support it don't think that way. Which I think would be a good example of the knife being misused (and/or misunderstood as the case may be), as opposed to an intrinsic structural fault of globalization itself.

    With that said, I personally think the way globalization is currently being implemented has a wide range of pros and cons. But I'll end on that vague note for now as I have to get back my Assignment question (for which part of my answer incidentally links into a discussion about globalization :-) ) : "How do the themes of inequality, rights and justice help us to understand whether the state is the best protector of common resources?"
     
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    The idea itself is good, but very utopian. You can't simply get whole world together and hope it will work and all countries will respect each other.
     
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    thank you already for some interesting answers. the subject itself I chose because it has such a massively multifaceted openness to it. Including such things as capitalism, multiculturalism, immigration, emigration, economics and social issues by the bucket load. Thanks and please continue. Feebee I sorta expected you to be against globalisation, on a political level anyway. Because it encourages multi nationalism, capitalism to the nth degree and wage disparity
     
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    Neil I LOVE your signature! :-D :-D
     
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    my sig appears to have vanished on this computer, whether its being banned for some reason, or whether its just this computer I can't say! if you mean the sandpaper one, it struck me as a positive response to criticism. Though it is by no means my words, I got it from somewhere, I cant remember where now
     
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    It's still there...
     
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    Yes, it was just that computer!
     
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    Was this meant for me? If so, I am opposed to some of the ways it's currently being implemented as some kind of corporate capitalist monster on steroids...yeah.
     
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    yes it was meant for you, I got your name wrong
     
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    FeeBee Leveller - aka the Ozzie Vamp :thumbup:
     
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    I'm so glad this type of thread never happens anymore.
     
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    This thread is bad news
     
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    NO the BIG question is about that story which SPACEMAN wrote about spaceman coming through Clouds toilet!!!!!!!!

    Cloud heard the sound of something coming through the toilet and then WHEN HE LOOKED he saw the space glove of Spaceman followed by the space helmet of Spaceman, and when he looked he saw that Spaceman had crawled through Clouds toilet, and spaceman was there with his visor looking out of Clouds toilet, and when cloud saw that psaceman was in his toilet Cloud said "Awww" and he heard Spaceman say these words................

    "Cloudikins Spaceman is here, Spaceman has a lot he needs to say to you about your treatment of Neil Old"

    Cloudikins was terrorfiedddddddddddddddddddddd

    "This'd need to be some form of sick twisted joke" said Cloud

    Spaceman: Are you ready to be abducted by Spaceman?

    Cloud: "Whaaaaaaaat?"

    Spaceman: Spaceman is going to blast you with his laser stun gun Cloud

    Cloud: What

    SOUNDFX: Spaceman blasts Cloud with his laser stun gun

    ........................................................cut along this line......................................................



    Maybe we could make this a choose your own ending!!!!! Cloud u coulddecide how the story ends after you be given 3 possibilities!!!!!!!!!

    Exciting huh?

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    Now listen to the music and watch the dancing Spaceman

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  18. Nikki the Great

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    This is about as true a story as the one Danny made up about having a wife. Only even more boring.
     
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    I didn't even bother reading it because I am sure its crap
     
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