This [the so-called Enlightment in the West (on which is modernisation based)] has led to an emphasis on science as a source of knowledge and later on emphasising the market as a source of prosperity. From there it is easy to criticize other cultures but poses at the same time a serious problem in appreciating the fullest potentials of humanity, civilization and communication. This is the more so now it has become clear that Modernism is threatening the sustainability of the natural world as the whole of life supporting systems for mankind.

Semplice. Da un punto di vista asiatico.