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Eurocentrism can be defined as the ultimate and dominating way of life or culture according to the Europeans Euro centrism can be described by its functions- the politics economics history and other aspects of social sciences Its theory is violent and isnt recognized by any other way of life other than what is Eurocentrism By most it is the only form of how people should live According to Samir Amin in his article called Eurocentrism the following describes what is Eurocentrism material wealth and power including military might it is also the site of the triumph of the scientific spirit rationality and practical efficiency just as it is the world of tolerance diversity of opinions respect for human rights and democracy concerns for equality p98 Amin goes on to mention For others non-European people have an alternative choice either they can accept Europeanization and internalize its demands or if they decide against it they will lead themselves to an impasses that inevitably leads to their declinep98 Eurocentrism demands that other countries follow there model or there are doomed or this will lead to there decline as nations and countries both Eurocentrism has a way of placing its demands on other countries whether or not for good or bad Not respecting the values of other countries their views on traditions economical or religious values for that matterWest centrism in comparison to Euro centrism share commonalities in theory the expression to have free reign on what they wish to do with their lives enabling its citizen to do as they wish Amin also goes on to mention The Westernization of the World would impose on everyone the adoption of the recipes for European superiority Free enterprise and the market secularism and pluralist electoral democracy It should be noted that this prescription assumes the superiority of the capitalist system as well as this systems capacity to respond if not to every possible challenge in the
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