Diverse forces are changing the face of the anthropological map---call it globalization or anything else---change on a global scale is accelerating. Nation states are becoming obsolete and new centers more capable of promoting world order are emerging. The UN can play an important role in transitioning nation-states from the debilitating role they play in today's world to a one world concept in which humans can live in peace with each other and with nature. Nation-states contributed constructively on the one hand in the integration of a plurality of cultures, but, on the other hand engaged in fruitless wars of domination. European states as well as Israel are experiencing waves of refugees, no doubt a product of the failure of the nation-state paradigm.
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from the article: Downtown Tel Aviv is nearing a racial boiling point