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Originally posted by justwokeup
Whats going on is a global homogenisation of culture. The emerging monoculture is centred in the west purely because thats been where the economic strength has been for the last couple of hundred years. The economic strength funded the huge entrainment industry and marketing muscle thats exported 'western' culture worldwide.
As the centre of economic power balance shifts eastward eastern culture will become more prevalent in the mix. The flexibility of the english language means that a lot of the hybridised words found in 'chinglish' and 'hinglish' will be accepted back into the english lexicon.
Cultures that are facing forwards and are economically productive have nothing to fear. Only stagnant cultures running on fear and dogma will vanish without trace.
I don't know what I'm talking about, but the U.S. is hard to understand too. I mainly aimed at the U.S.A.
It's what we hear, not what I've experienced there in person, but still, I have my thoughts on it.