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Cultural melting pot

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Your correspondent John Arnone (''Don't look to the chaotic West'', Postbag, Oct 21) must have a very different and narrow definition of ''culture'' to me. 

He says: ''Western culture is a waste of time because there is no Western culture any longer.'' You might not like the way Western culture has evolved, Mr Arnone, but Western culture most certainly exists.

We must understand that all cultures, with the possible exception of the cultures of rare and isolated aboriginal communities, are a fusion of many influences, ideas, people migration, trade and a thousand other things.

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