Global civilization

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The theory of a Global civilization emerged in the late 20th century. As parts of the world, especially the First World, move toward economic and political unity, the idea of a "united Earth" has been initiated.

On the organizational side (global governance), institutions such as the European Union, NAFTA and the South American Community of Nations are examples of contribution to such a movement.

Other factors include

In reaction to this open world, opposite factors exist also, often based on fear of other people or of evolutions, which drive some people to isolate themselves in geographical or ethnic communities or in sectarian schools of thought.

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