By Grace Ji-Sun Kim
Globalism, colonialism, and consumerism have brought on unjust discomfort (han), for the earth's exploited peoples and the exploited lands. To opposite this tragedy, we have to paintings for a more secure, sustainable planet and renew our suggestion from God because the reworking Spirit who supplies, sustains and empowers lifestyles to all.
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Html. 3 Grace Ji-Sun Kim, “Globalization and World Consumption: An Ethical Theological Discourse,” Forum on Public Policy, 6, 3 (September 2010):1. 4 Thomas Hobbes, Leviathan, ed. Michael Oakeshott (Oxford: Basil Blackwell, based on the edition of 1651), 82. 5 Malthus, An Essay on the Principle of Population, 98. 6 The rise of the economies of China and India—our two most populous nations—will have far-reaching consequences in this century. 7 Sankaran Krishna, Globalization and Postcolonialism: Hegemony and Resistance in the Twentieth-first Century (Lanham, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Nid=6371. 14 “No class of society, not even the most abjectly poor, foregoes all customary conspicuous consumption. The last items of this category of consumption are not given up except under stress of the direst necessity. ” Thorsten Veblen (2007–10–11) The Theory of the Leisure Class (Oxford University Press: Kindle Edition), 53. 15 Grace Ji-Sun Kim, “Globalization and World Consumption: An Ethical Theological Discourse,” Forum on Public Policy, Vol. 6, No 3. (September 2010): 1. 16 Tina Rosenberg, “Globalization: The Free Market Fix,” The New York Times Magazine, August 18, 2002, 28–33, 54, 74–75.
Colonialism, Han, and the Transformative Spirit by Grace Ji-Sun Kim