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We just dress it up differently. Plenty of people in the West still look at their Astrology, with varying degrees of credulousness. People have┬álucky numbers and colours, ‘Lady Luck”, superstitions and the like.

A Chinese friend of mine used to look at his Western Zodiac and predictions regularly & took a degree of comfort from them. When I asked him why he didn’t read the Chinese version, his response was along the lines of ” I know that it is a load of old rubbish, these are much better, more credible“.

And to be a bit controversial, the influence of fundamentalist religion is regarded as a concern in certain Western militaries. (https://www.economist.com/blogs/erasmus/2014/09/religion-and-american-armed-forces

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