chapter  7
e Future of Globalization: e Unknown Worlds to Come
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Of all the world-important phenomena in human history, globalization may be, in its way, the most difficult to figure. It would be hard to imagine who on the planet has not, in some way, however small, been touched by globalization. Rich and poor, young and old, rural and urban, literate or not-everyone, it seems, has been affected by globalization. At the least, few are they who cannot readily figure out that it is. e difficulty is with what it is, why now, and where does it lead? Of these, the last is all but impossible to answer. Still, in this life, as it has come to be, we are always up against questions of the future.