“Countries are becoming more and more similar because people are able to buy the same products anywhere in the world. Do you think this is a positive or negative development?”

It is said that countries are becoming similar to each other because of the global spread of the same products, which are now available for purchase almost anywhere. I strongly believe that
this
modern development is largely detrimental to culture and tradition worldwide. A country`s history, language and ethos are all inextricably bound up in its manufactures
artifacts
a man-made object taken as a whole
artefacts
. If the relentless advance of international brands into every corner of the world countries, these bland packages might one day completely oust the traditional objects of a nation, which would be a loss of richness and diversity in the world, as well as the sad disappearance of the manifestations of a place`s character. What would a Japanese tea ceremony be without its specially crafted teapot or a Fijian
kava
ritual without its bowl made from a certain type of tree bark? Let us not forget either that traditional
products whether
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products, whether
these be medicines, cosmetics, toys,
cloths
clothing in general
clothes
, utensils or food, provide employment for local people. The spread of multinational products can often bring in its wake a loss of jobs, as people turn to buying the new brand, perhaps thinking it more glamorous than the one they are used to.
This
eventually puts old school craftspeople out of work.
Finally
, tourism numbers may
also
be affected, as
travelers
a person who changes location
travellers
become disillusioned with finding every place just the same as the one they visited previously. To see the same products in shops all over the world is boring, and does not impel visitors to open their wallets in the same way that trinkets or souvenirs unique to the particular area do. Some may argue that all people are entitled to have access to the same products, but I say the local objects suit local conditions best, and that faceless uniformity worldwide is an unwelcome and dreary prospect.
Submitted by Serhii Baraniuk on

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