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It was a peculiar order in its own right-Monasteries were at once worshipping communities and working teams. It has been observed that the routine of daily life, that arbitrary system of trifles, is a great moral support. While we (Puerto Ricans) love our country and accept the free association with the United States, we also like to emphasize our loyalty to our culture, folklore, hospitality and way of life. That is the reason why, when you talk about the oldest civilization, you refer to those societies that had developed socially, economically and culturally, and not settlements of human beings who lived a primarily nomadic existence.

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