World Is Flat: A Brief Term Paper

Length: 5 pages Sources: 1+ Subject: Teaching Type: Term Paper Paper: #68030240 Related Topics: World, Christopher Columbus, Time Capsule, Nasa
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NASA cannot afford to create new technology, and that is a sign of our lack of support of new science and engineering, something that could be critically short in years to come.

In conclusion, there are clearly many advantages to the flat world economy that has developed with the advent of the 21st century, and Friedman does a good job of spelling out those advantages quite well. There are disadvantages, as well, and Freidman recognizes them and gives them priority in his book. America really began this free trade idea that helped shoot technology around the world...

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America will continue to innovate and create new ideas, technologies, and innovations that will make our world a better, safer, and healthier place, and as they do, they will continue to generate the best jobs and ideas right here in this country. Education is the key to that continuance, and American education needs to be improved to make sure we are up to the challenge of this flat world.

References

Editors. "Average mathematics literacy, reading literacy, science literacy, and problem-solving scores of 15-year-olds, by sex and country: 2003." National Center for Education Statistics. 2003. 10 July 2008. http://nces.ed.gov/programs/digest/d07/tables/dt07_389.asp?

Editors. "Constellation Program." NASA.gov. 2008. 10 July 2008. http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/constellation/main/index.html

Friedman, Thomas L. The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century, Release 2.0. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2006. (ebook).

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Editors. "Average mathematics literacy, reading literacy, science literacy, and problem-solving scores of 15-year-olds, by sex and country: 2003." National Center for Education Statistics. 2003. 10 July 2008. http://nces.ed.gov/programs/digest/d07/tables/dt07_389.asp?

Editors. "Constellation Program." NASA.gov. 2008. 10 July 2008. http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/constellation/main/index.html

Friedman, Thomas L. The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century, Release 2.0. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2006. (ebook).


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