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Is it good to be called "Global Citizen" rather than a citizen of home country?

Under the influence of globalization, the world becomes shrink and people are free to go and do things in other places out of their home nations much easier than before. It is no longer that one country can stand alone though there are still a few remain.
The term Global Citizen comes up and people seem to feel comfortable to be called themselves in this way.

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It is even more important in a sense of addressing global inequality. Anybody is part of the world regardless of where they area. Calling people in this way can be a motivation, however, it might be as our colleague here said good for less popular countries.
Do you think so?

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  • Feb 26 2013: I think that it is great to be called a global citizen, but not in place of a citizen of one's own country. Of course, we should all be proud of our own countries respectively, but we cannot be too much as to drown out our global citizenship. We are all inhabitants of earth, whether we like it or not. So why should being a citizen in one country drown out our global awareness? In my view, everyone should be both, since being an active global citizen gives us a unique view that can help us solve the problems in our own country.

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