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1. The difference in social values has been attributed to the seafaring traditions of western civilisation, with its mythology depicting unique heroic pioneering individuals, while the Chinese ideals depicted conforming, lineage upholding individuals in the land based continuity preserving culture (Yu-Lan, 1948 in Beinfield & Korngold, 1991).

2. Since organ names and pathological descriptions engender different meanings to their vernacular definitions, the first letter of the word will be a capital letter to denote Chinese medical meaning in the current discussion.

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