A new global personality

Kishore Mahbubani says, “I try to distinguish between modernization and Westernization.

“They are not the same thing at all. The paradox that the West hasn’t grasped yet is that you have modernization and de-Westernization taking place at the same time. That is something that doesn’t fit the Western mindset. For them, modernization can only be Westernization.

“There is a kind of new cosmopolitan global personality emerging….”