Nationalism vs. Globalism Homo Deus, Sapiens TED Talk was an interview basically. A dialog. He views mankind's history as epochs or eras based on large-scale phenomena. A "50,000-foot view" of mankind's development. Many can do something together that they cannot do individually. Local or national problems can be solved by a single country, but... global problems cannot be solved by many countries individually. There must be a global approach and solution. Automation will take away many jobs and make humans "useless". clothes (cloze) me 6:12 PM Let's speak about definitions a little bit, what is - identity, can you put in words your identity? - nationalism, globalization - sentient beings Lee Wright 6:13 PM In the USA, our job profession defines us (for men) stereotype? culture social values country, job, family hobbies Gerard Arbat 6:15 PM t Lee Wright 6:15 PM politics, religion In India, your social class. pets Gerard Arbat 6:17 PM t Lee Wright 6:18 PM food vegans, vegetarians sexual preference me 6:20 PM identity Lee Wright 6:20 PM your value set what is important to you me 6:21 PM nationalism, globalization Lee Wright 6:21 PM -ism = aspect or viewpoint -ization = action-based, technology involved Globalism is win-win. Nationalism is win-lose. me 6:23 PM sentient beings Lee Wright 6:24 PM feeling, generally intelligent sentient = has five senses to interact with environment (living) suffering me 6:26 PM What jobs are bound to disappear in the next 20 years? Lee Wright 6:26 PM unskilled manual labor taxi drivers simple, repetitive jobs sewing, assembly line inevitable dash buttons human interaction automation => less personal choice teachers can be computer-based training remote teacher Vasanth Prabakar 6:31 PM bartenders, shopkeepers. Lee Wright 6:33 PM tutor private tutor self-paced Vasanth Prabakar 6:34 PM t Lee Wright 6:34 PM multiple evaluators grade your work "average" grade to learn social skills interact with a human has value robots can "express emotions" now. Gerard Arbat 6:35 PM q Lee Wright 6:35 PM parents disciplined shared resources collective working location co-working metallurgy teaching drivers Vasanth Prabakar 6:39 PM c Lee Wright 6:40 PM safety and cost Yandex taxis in Russia AI will be able to write programs. neural networks Vasanth Prabakar 6:42 PM t Lee Wright 6:43 PM orchestration music, rhythm, beat sheet music Skynet... Chess, Go (Chinese game) grand masters are being beaten by computers Alpha-Go AI me 6:48 PM 3.Can you imagine yourself or your society being ruled by global government Lee Wright 6:48 PM Global warming EU has a "government". UN They issue harsh statements. "The Giver" Gerard Arbat 6:52 PM t Lee Wright 6:53 PM ISS regions I would like to see a world ruled by scientists perhaps. colonization A robot army to enforce the rules. Gort, The Day the Earth Stood Still. obesity Gerard Arbat 6:58 PM t Lee Wright 6:58 PM current (KER rent) Facebook social media empty activities
Questions from the padlet:
1. Do you think globalizing will improve human life?
2. What are the impacts of globalization in your opinion? Are they good or bad?
3. According to this speaker, US nationalists deny climate change. What about your country’s nationalists? Do they have such qualities/agenda?
Let’s speak about definitions a little bit, what is
– identity, can you put in words your identity?
– nationalism, globalization
– sentient beings
2. Do we really need a catastrophe to change our way?
3.Can you imagine yourself or your society being ruled by global government
4. Can you deliver speaker’s point of being disembodied?
5. Do you agree that human brain is too weak to understand the complexity of global problems already
What jobs are bound to disappear in the next 20 years? Nationalism is one of many ways to identify ourselves, name other ways.
- What near future global problem worries you the most?
- Is it possible to reconcile nationalism and globalism?