Toward Constructive, Peaceful, Globalizing Countries


Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service

A Rhymed Reflection

When dozens of processes/products a country can globalize
Such globalizing country how do other countries recognize?

If there were globalizing indicators
Which globalizing forces would be considered assimilators / motivators?

When constructive, peaceful trends a country could globalize
What proportion of the world population would those trends mobilize?

Francisco Gomes de Matos, Ph.D. is an applied peace linguist from Recife, Brazil. He has degrees in Languages, Law, and Linguistics. He is Professor Emeritus at the Universidade Federal de Pernambuco where he is active in the Dom Hélder Camara Human Rights Commission. He is one of the pioneers in Linguistic Rights (author of 1984 Plea for a Universal Declaration of Linguistic Rights) and in the emerging area of Peace Linguistics. Currently he is President of the Board, Associação Brasil América ( He can be reached at

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