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The thoughts you create in your mind and the images you form in your daily life will help you in making what you are or what you want to become. Another Japanese custom is to remove your shoes when entering a home. The various constituents of civilizations namely machines, means of transportation, communication, etc. are constantly progressive. If, as an infant, you or I had been transported to another culture to be raised in that culture, that culture would be ours today, rather than the American one we share.

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