Cosmopolitanism With a Twist

Armanda Baruti


Abstract

The smaller the world due to mass migration and new technology, the bigger the conflicts due to perceiving ourselves as more different from one-another than ever. There is new hope, however, because cosmopolitanism has made a spectacular comeback to save the day. Unfortunately, everyone seems to be so caught up arguing whether the glass of cosmopolitanism is half full or half empty, that cosmopolitanism is, in fact, causing quite a stir, thus defeating its harmonious purpose. This paper calls for a time-out and proposes a cosmopolitan-approach to cosmopolitanism.

Keywords

Cosmopolitan; Cosmopolitanism; Cosmos; Polis; Cynicism; Stoicism; Mutual Affinity; Solidarity; Nationalism; Multiculturalism; Pluralism; Universalism; Cultural Diversity; World Federalism; Humanity; Ethnogamy; Cosmopoliteness; Cosmopolite; Cosmoimpolite

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