October 22, 2014 in Commentary
During the process of globalization in all walks of life, mostly in the fields of culture where we find the most important source of national and state identity in which strong tendencies of unification are present, the process imposes a form of depersonalization and a false value system.
The modern world is faced with attempts at mondialization and the globalist project, which aims to create a uniform model of the world, without tradition, identity, religion and historical memory. The ideologists of globalization propagated the theory of cosmopolitan culture and identity. Under such culture and identity, consider a world in which all differences between disappearing traditions, nations, and religions. In that type of world they create a universal language and a unique cosmopolitan culture, canceling their identity. The cosmopolitan culture and value system is moving in the direction from West to East and from North to South.
Proponents of cosmopolitan culture and identity denies any diversity of national identities, cultures, traditions and religions, stressing that cosmopolitan culture extends all local horizons, particularly emphasizing how it shapes similar thoughts, tastes, styles, diet ( McDonald’s ), clothing, etc.
Cosmopolitanism is primarily a feature of the West. Some authors (Peter L. Berger, et al) view cosmopolitanism as “Davos culture” (World Economic Forum in Davos) , since the Davos people control all international institutions. The so-called “Democratic ” global order creates a ‘hard exterior shell’ by force, with the aim of imposing Western values, lifestyles and cultural models. Such an order creates the intersection and meeting of the cultural and spiritual interaction, allegedly creating mutual respect for difference and acceptance of the significance of universal values. Read the rest of this entry →