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?

Nowadays, people around the world can purchase the same products being sold in other countries and,
consequently
, the differences between countries are disappearing. In my opinion, I believe
this
is a negative development as it is disadvantageous to economies, societies, as well as people. It is detrimental to cultures when nations become similar
since
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for
traditional products that have been around for decades are disappearing.
Instead
of being interested in traditional items that distinguish their culture, young people are more interested in buying modern items and clothes due to the effect of globalization.
For instance
, many people worldwide
do not own
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does not own
any traditional items or clothes. As a consequence, more traditional shops close replaced by modern shops, which threatens the loss of traditional customs and unique goods that are invaluable. Another drawback of
this
development is that young people are detached from their cultures, which causes the loss of cultural identity. People worldwide
have lived
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has lived
lived
for decades in countries that are different from the rest of the world and have unique products and,
therefore
, had a sense of belonging to their nations. The loss of
this
uniqueness and difference is causing more people to be estranged from their traditions and are losing their personal identity.
Finally
, when the differences between countries collapse, the economies of countries can be seriously impacted. People usually want to travel to other places to experience different cultures and purchase unique traditional items.
However
, when countries lose their identity and become similar,
this
discourages tourists from visiting them, which adversely affects nations that heavily rely on tourism. In conclusion, the availability of the same products in shops all around the world can erase the differences between cultures, which has serious disadvantages for economies as well as individuals.

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