Wednesday, March 21, 2007

Globalization as a Religion?



From Zack Exley's What Progressives Can Learn from Evangelicals?:
Globalization isn't just an aggressive stage in the history of capitalism. It is a religious movement of previously unheard-of proportions. Progress is its underlying myth, unlimited economic growth its foundational faith, the shopping mall its place of worship, consumerism its overriding image, 'I'll have a Big Mac and fries' its ritual of initiation, and global domination its ultimate goal.

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