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The Globalization System 1 The Globalization System: A critique of “Prologue: The Super-Story” Thomas L. Friedman WRI 102: Critique- first draft Professor Al Merabi November 8, 2009
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The Globalization System 2 The Globalization System: In his “Prologue: The Super-Story”, Friedman succeeded in conveying his conceptions underlying globalization through reviewing a series of facts and using abstract but apt language with a touch of humor which makes it interesting and comprehensible by a typical reader. The text is mainly revolving around ideas relating globalization with many economic, social, cultural and political movements around the world. Friedman defined globalization as an overwhelming power that manipulates incorporation of national with international economies, which he described in a single word “integration”. In addition, he described globalization as a “web”, that is, the global exchange of thoughts and ideas as a result of new technologies evolving which connects the whole world and facilitates economic integration. His article was a call for people to adjust to the changes emerging from globalization. Friedman, an American journalist and op-ed columnist in the
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