A highly controversial issue relates to whether the fact that an increasing number of towns are becoming multicultural owing to
is preferable or not.
essay explains that there are more merits than demerits.
, multiculturalism caused by
can serve as a way
strive for diversity. Individuals in multicultural towns can lead a less monotonous and boring life.
, there are a lot of stores in Osaka selling food from all over the world.
enables residents there to add spice to their lives, which for those who live in a community where only Japanese
dwell and goods from abroad are not treated is impossible.
On the other hand
, some claim that the fact that
makes more and more town multicultural leads to the loss of cultural identity and
is not undesirable. They have
opinion because being surrounded by those with different cultural backgrounds, they may forget their cultural origins.
, by being exposed to other cultures, they can become more aware of the pros and cons of their own culture.
, without being exposed to different cultures from their own, they would be parochial and be left behind in the world as Japanese
in the Edo era, when they had no contact with others from abroad.
In conclusion, there are not only merits but
demerits to the current situation that
leads to more and more cities multicultural. On balance,
, as more and more towns are becoming multicultural,
's everyday lives.
is because multiculturalism brings excitement and wider viewpoints to them.