HomeIAMURE International Journal of Educationvol. 4 no. 1 (2012)

Ethical Concern in Globalization: Golden Rule

Seyed Ali Akbar Rabonataj | Ramezan Mahdavi Azadboni



The shape of universe has been changed and we, human beings are living in a global village and the globalization has taken place in advance. It is due to information-technology that has reduced the world to a global village through internet, satellite, and so on. The rise of an information society, carried by information technologies such as the digital computer and the Internet, has lead to discussions worldwide about ethical aspect of human life. Part of this discussion is ethical. It focuses on moral values, and questions of moral goodness. Efforts to establish a global ethic have received widespread international attention in recent years. Is ethics culturally relative or do moral values in globalised world having universal validity? The aim of this essay is to arrive at answer to this question. The writer argue that there are some kind of ethical values that can be considered as common ground for a globalised world to avoid the shortage of moral standard in global village.