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Research Paper | Social Science | Afghanistan | Volume 9 Issue 7, July 2020
Economic Losses of Cultural Self-Alienation in the Youths of Third World Countries
Sayed Khalil Kohi | Sayed Muhammad Baqer Hussaini 
Abstract: Youths and teenagers of backward countries including Afghanistan are trapped into cultural invasions and cultural misidentification; specific programs like: globalization, media materials and announcements according to alien cultures, information materials and technological devices, and the consuming materials which are imported in powerless countries by industrial countries gives this invasion an increasing power which results in more metamorphosis of cultural identity and separation of youths and teenagers from their culture and national dignity. Globalization as a strong plan which wants to alter the world into a village and gives its destiny to the hands of people and nations which have political, economic, … power. Youths and teenagers of powerless countries are attracted to this plan without any wisdom of the plan. And the media materials which are stored in the space stations, containing welfare, lusts excitation, and disparaging national values of weak countries helps the globalization phenomenon and attracts the youths of weak countries. Media advertisements of potent countries institutionalizes this idea in the minds of youths and teenagers of powerless nations that weak countries can nowise develop in the future world. Therefore, annually, billions of dollars’ asset from powerless countries which have been spent for their youths’ education in addition to migration of thoughts and brains are flown towards west. Cultural misidentification for the benefit of powerful countries, trained youth with the cost of powerless countries, attraction of thinking brains with lack of belief in their powerless nation’s future are the consequences of it.
Keywords: Economic, Youths, Culture, Self-alienation, Third world countries
Edition: Volume 9 Issue 7, July 2020,
Pages: 1139 - 1147