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Submitted by George Keselman (United States), Oct 16, 2015 at 20:12

In my opinion, there's no way to say more succinctly than Rudyard Kipling did.

"OH, East is East, and West is West, and never the twain shall meet, ..."

Evidently, the twain have met but each remains self. Asynchronous development for two thousand plus years. Alhamdulillah. Hinduism. Pan-Slavism. I'm convinced it's genetic.

They seem enchanted by past. Ancient Hebrews thought that past is in front of us. We know the past. Future is behind us. Do Turks walk backwards to a cliff?

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