McLuhan’s idea of a “global village” theory is idealistic. It assumes that the globe shares a single history, economy, and culture. Whereas a common history and economy are arguably present, a shared culture is less realistic. How can the world be a village when war, poverty, indifference, and ignorance have led to the ruin of so many people?
"Religion, Culture and Habits: Boundaries Within a Global Village,"
Reason and Respect: Vol. 4
, Article 14.
Available at: http://docs.rwu.edu/rr/vol4/iss1/14