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making progress in multicultural times

In the age of multiculturalism, globalization and extreme fast communication, we should ask about danger of losing self-identity (in a private context) and ending civilizations (in a global context).

We saw the end of many civilizations: Hellenes, Romans, Aztecs, even Macedonians with Alexander the Great at the front. Despite the fact, that Macedonians were interested in different cultures, they gave a big autonomy to conquered nations, they stayed in military conflict with them. I think that Macedonians looked at The Other with curiosity but without understanding and adaptation, so without making progress.

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