What s is the meaning the west and western civilization?


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Western culture, sometimes equated with Western civilization, Occidental culture, the Western world, Western society, and European civilization, is a term used very broadly to refer to a heritage of social norms, ethical values, traditional customs, belief systems, political systems and specific artifacts and technologies that have some origin or association with Europe. The term also applies beyond Europe to countries and cultures whose histories are strongly connected to Europe by immigration, colonization, or influence. For example, Western culture includes countries in the Americas and Australasia, whose language and demographic ethnicity majorities are European.


The west means the direction where the sun goes down. The West means western Europe, and the cultures descended from it. Western civilization means the civilization of western Europe, and those descended from it.


I think it's countries whose modern culture is influenced by America, western civilisation is pretty much any country that has a democratic policy.