A：What do you think of advertisements?
B：Well, there are both advantages and disadvantages.
A：I gueyou are right. But sometimes they are really annoying, we may see advertisements everywhere in the city, and it's damaging the beautiful feature around us.
B：I can't agree with you more. They are also disturbing our peaceful lives by sending uselemessages by mobile phones or by email.
A：And in TV programs and the Internet as well.B：To tell the truth, many people are fed up with it, though it makes life easier at the mean time.A：I see, do you mean that we can save time to look for the products that we wish to buy?B：Exactly, we are thankful for those advertisements that brings us the very things that we are looking for, and sometime it saves both time and money.A：Now that's a great deal.B：It sure is. So it is both sides about advertisements.
* Increased free trade between nations
* Increased liquidity of capital allowing investors in developed nations to invest in developing nations
* Corporations have greater flexibility to operate acroborders
* Global mamedia ties the world together
* Increased flow of communications allows vital information to be shared between individuals and corporations around the world
* Greater ease and speed of transportation for goods and people
* Reduction of cultural barriers increases the global village effect
* Spread of democratic ideals to developed nations
* Greater interdependence of nation-states
* Reduction of likelihood of war between developed nations
* Increases in environmental protection in developed nations
# Increased flow of skilled and non-skilled jobs from developed to developing nations as corporations seek out the cheapest labor
# Increased likelihood of economic disruptions in one nation effecting all nations
# Corporate influence of nation-states far exceeds that of civil society organizations and average individuals
# Threat that control of world media by a handful of corporations will limit cultural expression
# Greater chance of reactions for globalization being violent in an attempt to preserve cultural heritage
# Greater risk of diseases being transported unintentionally between nations
# Spread of a materialistic lifestyle and attitude that sees consumption as the path to prosperity
# International bodies like the World Trade Organization infringe on national and individual sovereignty
# Increase in the chances of civil war within developing countries and open war between developing countries as they vie for resources
# Decreases in environmental integrity as polluting corporations take advantage of weak regulatory rules in developing countries