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The hate now infects my favorite anime website, crunchyroll. Makes me sad. Anyhow, to allow some smiles into this thread:

Funniest things about this thread
1) Talking about globalism on a website about imported anime using foreign-made computing devices
2) Talking about majority rules concerning an election where the majority of voters lost
3) Discussing alien civilizations to justify contemporary political viewpoints

Time to go watch some anime.
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Posted 17 days ago

isisprince wrote:

The hate now infects my favorite anime website, crunchyroll. Makes me sad. Anyhow, to allow some smiles into this thread:

Funniest things about this thread
1) Talking about globalism on a website about imported anime using foreign-made computing devices
2) Talking about majority rules concerning an election where the majority of voters lost
3) Discussing alien civilizations to justify contemporary political viewpoints

Time to go watch some anime.



1) Good point, although there seems to be some disconnect between cultural/trade globalization and global governance.
Obviously this site would not exist without globalization in a cultural/trade sense.

2) The USA is a Republic for better or worse, not a pure democracy

3) ???
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isisprince wrote:

The hate now infects my favorite anime website, crunchyroll. Makes me sad. Anyhow, to allow some smiles into this thread:

Funniest things about this thread
1) Talking about globalism on a website about imported anime using foreign-made computing devices
2) Talking about majority rules concerning an election where the majority of voters lost
3) Discussing alien civilizations to justify contemporary political viewpoints

Time to go watch some anime.



its a good thing we're not a pure democracy or else we'd be ruled by a gorilla corpse.
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I honestly haven't seen any hate besides maybe 2 threads... you either don't like politics or your team lost.. this is the discussion section. American culture is being subverted by the Democrat ELITE by pushing policies that run counter to rule of law. Me saying this isn't hateful because 67 percent polled want immigration drastically reduced. It's a point of view that has nothing to do with hate. Just like most of both the left and the rights points of view neither side is 100 right and neither side has moral high ground. There are benefits and costs to everything.. the Middle class American worker hasn't had a pay raise since 70's when fixed for inflation. Massive immigration hurts legal immigrants and the poor black and white Americans who have to compete with a ever growing FOREIGN population, Negative to the republican side is the negative aspects of enforcing the rule of law which include breaking families apart, and possibly harming people currently living in mexico because remittance payments are a huge boon to Mexican economy. Neither side is perfectly good, but who is our government supposed to put first? I hope both parties fall apart and people become more right on economics and more left on social issues..
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Globalization is a long-term goal. I think the issue is that there is too much immediate focus on it, which takes attention off other important things that are needed to support it. Nationalism is still very much an important thing, and each nation should still take care of its own people and problems before bending over backward for others.
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personally i think one world government would be terrible thing now or in the near future would be a dictatorship for sure and likely a full blown tyrannical one at that and personally think its not going to truly happen ever least not while restricted to one planet nor should it. i do think though thats its good for people to get along and such less war more exchange of ideas etc though but every country becoming one super country would i think cause more harm then good plus many of the advantages of multiple countries would be lost and wars would still happen no matter what just most people would refer to it as a civil war and not a war between countries among other things.
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Gone are the days when you'd never travel beyond a twenty-mile radius of your home. With newer tech and improvements in transportation, travel is becoming easier than ever. It is beneficial in the long run to adopt a worldview rather than one based just on where you happen to be but, as with all things, there needs to be a balance and there needs to exist something that makes this a practical (or at least not harmful) thing to do. People on the fad train right now are diving in without any prep, basically, and expecting their society to be able to support decisions based on this when they are clearly not yet equipped to do so. This is not globalization, but lunacy.

Globalization does not mean lawlessness and intentionally failing to consider the circumstances when making policy decisions. At least, it SHOULD not, I'd hope, although I am finding that I am more and more astounded by how some leaders seem more willing to protect strangers rather than their own people. Nations still ought to have borders and they ought to enforce their immigration laws, just like all their other laws. Globalization also should not mean unrealistic idealism. That will never work no matter what term you hide it under.

I do not think globalization should mean one government for the world, either. I don't think it's possible to unify people like that, for one thing, and they still require a sense of otherness as well as belonging in order to remain competitive. But it's not harmful to be aware of events and people around the world, since the ability to easily travel essentially brings them much closer to you, and they become more relevant in your life than ever before. You're going to get increased exposure to foreigners whether you like it or not, so it does seem that an awareness of these people is necessary.

Nationalism and globalization don't need to always be mutually exclusive.
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>like it isn't already

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XxNaruTheNarcissistxX wrote:


ZenZaku wrote:

Why is globalism bad?

What's inherently wrong with a single world government?


Everything. There will be no longer be different cultures or ways of life. Everything will be dictated under a one world government.


The United States in one country and you cant find tons of different cultures and ways of life spread across it.


Exactly my point. We are our own country, we have our own culture and way of life and globalism will remove that. Globalism starts under the pretense of "multiculturalism", but but will ultimately destroy individual cultures. Besides, we already have multiculturalism: each country has their own culture.
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sundin13 wrote:

The United States in one country and you cant find tons of different cultures and ways of life spread across it.


Exactly my point. We are our own country, we have our own culture and way of life and globalism will remove that. Globalism starts under the pretense of "multiculturalism", but but will ultimately destroy individual cultures. Besides, we already have multiculturalism: each country has their own culture.


I'm sorry. My post was a disaster of English. I have no excuses.

My point was that even though the USA is one country, there are multiple cultures spread throughout it. The country is far from homogeneous.
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rawratl wrote:


XxNaruTheNarcissistxX wrote:


ZenZaku wrote:

Why is globalism bad?

What's inherently wrong with a single world government?


Everything. There will be no longer be different cultures or ways of life. Everything will be dictated under a one world government.


I can't tell by your picture, but if that is you I think you look Asian of some sort. Tell me, how has living in the USA affected your culture? Do you feel you've lost it? Do you feel you are destroying American culture in some way?


That is me in the picture, I'm of Asian and European decent, and my culture is predominantly Western/American culture. My parents grew up in the Netherlands, and then moved to the US where I was born so Western culture is dominant in my upbringing (my first language was Dutch and learned English i kindegarten).

The part of Chinese Culture I did experienced was martial arts. My dad is a practitioner of Haka style Shao Lin, and have practiced the style since I was very young. This I'm very grateful of, because I never really got bullied growing up. On the one occasion I did get bullied (ironically, by an Asian) I quickly and embarrassingly ended it. I got suspended, but the principal told my parents that I wasn't in any real trouble

My ancestral culture is safe in China and the Netherlands and I can visit it at any time. The Great Wall is still there and so are the windmills, tulips, wooden clogs and damned good cheese. And as long as no one tries to destroy those cultures, I'm perfectly content.

Since, I'm in agreement with American culture, I don't think I'm destroying it, rather, I'd look to defend it. Seeing the effects of mass immigration in the EU scares me, and I would never want that for America.
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Cultures and subcultures are sometimes indistinguishable from one another. Cultures are generated on their own and go extinct on their own with the passage of time and changes in circumstance and changes in how people view the world.

There's really no need to jump through hoops just to make all cultures survive, since that's impossible, anyway. I would not go so far as to forcibly exterminate them unless they are more objectively harmful than beneficial, but there's basically no way you can stop changes in culture even if you isolate a country totally from others. Think of culture as a language.

Globalization does not mean an end to different lifestyles and one ruling world government. You still have to play your hand based on what you've drawn and nothing will change that.

It's just that it makes sense to be aware of other cultures since transportation and communication tech makes the world a whole lot smaller.

That being said, again, as I've stated in a previous post, globalization is also not about throwing away all barriers and blindly mashing all kinds of people into one crowd. That doesn't work. You still must enforce your laws, act prudently when enacting things that affect public policy, etc. Differences ought to be respected if they cause no harm and bring about good but, the thing is, it's not a terrible idea to be aware of them when they are coming closer and closer to you as the years go on. To me, globalization is merely about having a broader worldview rather than blindingly accepting differences and ignoring common sense.
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Posted 16 days ago

sundin13 wrote:


XxNaruTheNarcissistxX wrote:


sundin13 wrote:

The United States in one country and you cant find tons of different cultures and ways of life spread across it.


Exactly my point. We are our own country, we have our own culture and way of life and globalism will remove that. Globalism starts under the pretense of "multiculturalism", but but will ultimately destroy individual cultures. Besides, we already have multiculturalism: each country has their own culture.


I'm sorry. My post was a disaster of English. I have no excuses.

My point was that even though the USA is one country, there are multiple cultures spread throughout it. The country is far from homogeneous.


True. And that's fine, but what I do fear is a culture hostile toward American culture.
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True. And that's fine, but what I do fear is a culture hostile toward American culture.


We already have enough of that as it is.
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Posted 16 days ago , edited 16 days ago

XxNaruTheNarcissistxX wrote:
True. And that's fine, but what I do fear is a culture hostile toward American culture.


But multiple cultures can coexist, even under "globalism". There is no reason that the US would lose its culture if the world became more globalized. Culture would evolve, but evolution is the natural state of culture.
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