The Problem of Cultural Identity & Base

  • Dr. Shahid Ashraf
Keywords: Culture, Cultural Identity, Nationalism, National Pride, Globalization, Intellectual Revolution, Culture & Civilization.


The cultural identity and national base of a nation is always questioned. Modern world seems to be overwhelming such concept. The problems of base and identity were born in last century and there was revolution on intellectual level. Globalization considers individual identity and base as a barrier to its own path. New terms have been introduced and world powers have forced small nations to adopt common culture and civilization under their agenda. However, the nations are always reluctant to lose their cultural identity resulting in chaos and deprivation of resources being provided by the super powers. In this article the crisis of identity and the concerns of the present and future have been discussed.