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The nature of the world we live in often makes it easy to understand the troubles of those who are not a part of our culture People live their own lives and oversee the lives led by people they dont know In Kwame Anthony Appiahs essay The Primacy of Practice he explains the idea cosmopolitanism which means there is no divide between people everyone is part of the human race He discusses the obligation we have to learn about other cultures and that we respect what we learn about those other cultures It is not about making the rest of the world think the way you do but to recognize culture and differences even if you dont approve of those differences to still accept When we learn about other peoples culture we begin to become a more open and less comfortable society In the article Visible Man Ethics in a World without Secrets Peter Singer shows how practices in the increasingly technological world can make others learn about peoples difference which can help us understand their values He also talks about how we sign our privacy over to gain more privileges when we are actually losing our sense of identity When posting statuses on social networks of our where about that gives others the right to invade our property and privacy Therefore we value privacy less as a result of our practices to fit in with a modernized or globalized worldModernization creates a smaller world in that practices become exposed to a global view and nations have to consider others opinions of them to the degree that they didnt have to before When it comes to practices like foot binding in China there is going to be a lot of different opinion over its necessity and the abuse it has on young girls Appiah states Or take the practice of foot-binding in China which persisted for a thousand years was
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