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西方文明的影响

The influence of western culture Refers to Western civilization in Western Europe, North America's modern culture, including the Western world, common standards, values, customs and so on.

In the world, the elements of Western culture on other cultures have a strong influence. Many cultures, including Western and non-Western, will be "modern" and "Westernization", namely, of course, there are many non-Western people, opposed to the adoption of Western ideas and values, as all social necessity. Some members of non-Western world, they will be scientific and technological progress with the different values associated with the West, as Western values and their local community values differ, as reasons to oppose most of the "modernization."

As in culture, art, literature, history, the cornerstone role in Western culture in Europe and occupies a dominant position in the school curriculum. The 1970s, a policy known as multi-cultural awakening of a new culture, began to encourage learning in the West African, Asian culture, history and art, this policy into the 1990s to speed up progress.

In addition to food, literature, art, music, religion and politics, there are many aspects of Western culture is different from the rest of the world culture. Freedom is the most important value, causing

many other kinds of sub-culture; it has a strong scientific and technological innovation, while convinced that progress; on privacy and civil rights have a strong sense; of sex, monogamy's attitude is somewhat arbitrary; restrained with other cultural differences, personal honor suicide rarely result in duties, in the name of suicide; agree that political corruption will lead to economic inefficiency; focus on nuclear families, rather than the family. But its founding philosophy is different from other Western countries, the United States are different.

A major feature of the Western world is committed to science and technology, and good at creating new processing, new materials, and thus the formation of new products. It is in the West, the steam engine has been developed, and is used in factories to produce electricity. Four-stroke cycle internal combustion engine and the invention and early development have occurred in the West. Nuclear power plant is invented in Chicago. Generators and lights, can be said that almost all of the familiar electrical appliances, are derived from the West. New communications equipment and systems, such as the telegraph, telephone, fax, radio and television, Internet, World Wide Web, which can be attributed to the West. Some common materials, such as concrete, aluminum is a Western invention. Made of steel ships, bridges and skyscrapers, first

appeared in the West. Vaccination, anesthesia and antibiotics are all pure from the West. In mathematics, calculus, statistics, logic and topology are developed from the West. Biology, evolution, genetics and molecular biology methods used are in the West first. Mechanical physics, quantum mechanics by the West to create. Atom, nucleus, electron, neutron and proton revealed by Westerners. Most of the chemical elements, including its composition, have been found in the West. Nitrogen fixation and petrochemicals is also a credit to the West. Chemistry is the science in the West to become a member. Westerners of the Earth and space exploration known. The first sailing round the world was in the West, first set foot was in Antarctica, the first moon landing were Westerners. Robotic Mars and asteroids, planets were travelled to explore outer layer, these are the achievements of the West.