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Mississippi College Law Review





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The paradigm used in discussions about academic globalization is the “rational” discourse of the late twentieth century. This paradigm is manifested in university and political-cultural commentary in the United States and Great Britain. The term “globalization” immediately evokes a paradox. The paradox of the globe is it risks confusing itself with the universe. One key axis of of the paradox is between “good” globalization and “bad” globalization, another between the “is” and the “ought” of globalization.

A world-wide culture, democracy, or economy is inherently fallen. Attending to the forces that would pull us back together is one key to overcome this fallen status; and the primary gathering force, manifested in revelation and procreation, is love. One first step would be to look at the extant conditions of globalization. However, decentralization may be the better way to achieve a better balance of the globe.

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Emily Albrink Hartigan, Globalization in a Fallen World: Redeeming Dust, 22 Miss. C. L. Rev. 215 (2003).

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