Multiculturalism

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The problems and conflicts that have taken place in our world recently, are based on the cultural differences between countries and civilizations, since a civilization is an hermetic and close set oftraditions, customs and behavior that are unique, each civilization that doesn’t understand the other’s culture and behavior, tends to attack and be opposed to the others. Based on the survey mostthe people are aware of the fact that most of the conflicts have their roots on the differences between cultures. However, some of them believe that the equivalent n of the misunderstandbetweensuperpowers in the cold war, is now represent by conflicts between rich countries and poor ones.
The economic status between countries does represent a source of conflicts, the gap between poor and richnations causes problems and discontent between these nations, however education represents a key element in order to improve the countries’ economy, it encourages creativity and tolerance.
Thesurvey shows that most of the people believe that our world is form by various countries that take care of their own interests and security, however, the economic interests and financial objectives of eachcountry are deeply bound with the social and economic development of the other nations, this process of depending on others and taking benefits of the other countries advantages is calledglobalization. But globalization’s benefits are not distributed equally, most of the wealth produce by the exchange and the open of the markets,is directed to big, developed and powerful countries, so thepoverty is increasing and the gap between rich and poor nationsis getting wider, this inequality can cause discontent in such countries that are not being benefit by this process and they would rather closeand avoid the interaction and integration with the rest of the world. However, the process of globalization itself is not the only way of achieving development and quality of life. Must of the...
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