GEOPOLITICS AND THE FLAT WORLD. Technological Determinism. Technology can facilitate globalization Internet Cell phones with cameras Capabilities create intention Technology CAN help flatten the world, but it is not a must Everyone in the world use technology ?. Technological Determinism.
—sharpened their frustration
Faced with dilemma, people grow angry
Cannot escape from unflat world
171 international patents in Arab countries.
South Korea alone registered 16,328 patents.
--Without open environment to attract international investment and stimulate local innovation.
If India, China, Latin America and the former Soviet Empire enter the flat world,
From World Bank,
1. Gasoline prices will continue to trend higher
2. Very worst political systems in the world-like Sudan, Iran and Saudi Arabia become worse
3. Environment will be damaged more and more.