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Each era is unique in its distinctive culture. The asclepius wand, or asclepius rod is is an ancient Greek symbol associated with astrology and with healing the sick through medicine. Sometimes a whole chariot was buried with them. In the northern part of India stand the Himalayan Mountains and the Hindu Kush stand in the North West. The pervasiveness of being several-things-at-the-same-time in the natural world is reflected in the ancient Chinese yin-yang symbol, which has a white dot in the middle of the black side and a black dot in the middle of the white side.

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