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If the whole world is "globalizing", then won't all countries eventually turn out the same?

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There are many things to consider when answering this question.

First, we have to consider the element of time.  It may well be true that all countries will end up the same in the long run.  The problem is that we have no way of knowing how long this will take.  We cannot simply look at the world today and say that countries will never become identical.  All we can say is that they have not yet done so.  For all we know, countries may eventually all be identical but it could take centuries for this to happen.

Second, we must consider how...

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