STD: partly due to Globalise that results in an insular society.
DEFINITIONS: Globalise→ to spread or make the effect known worldwide ………. insular → detached, narrow minded
Introduction para(?):Thanks to modern technology, the spread of American-style capitalism and the protection offered by the empire’s military forces, we all, apparently, play on the same level field of global commerce. We also wear the same clothes talk the same language English, share the same credit cards and worship the same Go.
NO, I disagree that its totally due to globalization that caused us to become insular.
KP 1: increase interaction due to technology → humanitarian efforts
Evid: (June 20) The Red Cross Society of Beijing partnered with YeePay, a leading payment service provider in China, to launch an online donation website immediately after a major earthquake hit China on May 12. Within one month, YeePay has raised more than 18M RMB ($2.6M) through online donations.
Evid: Haiti earthquake (18 jan 2010) Two SAF planes carrying Red Cross humanitarian assistance carried a field hospital and tarps, blankets, hygiene items, buckets, shelter supplies and kitchen sets to Port Au Prince on 22 Jan.
Evid: (2008 aug) The Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) is donating US$80,000 worth of humanitarian assistance and disaster relief (HADR) package to Chengdu, China to support the People's Liberation Army's relief efforts. They also sent Two full-loads of C-130 aircraft transported about 10 tonnes of HADR package, consisting of blankets, groundsheets, tents and medical supplies. The C-130s left Paya Lebar Air Base this morning at 0900 hours and are expected to arrive in China at 1600 hours.
E: cos of convenience in globalisation (Transport and new media) → more opportunities and easier to show compassionate through visible efforts
so many individuals are willing to make a contribution through online donation, each donation might be small, but the Internet has the power to activate millions...