In the dominant dynamics of our days marks, with increasing force and vehemence since the fateful events from 9/11, the debate about the relationship between Western culture and the other cultures takes places. In this analysis it is highlighted how the capacity and the need to export a political model, of undeniable Western matrix, in areas of the world characterized by an individual substrate and unique characteristics, is even more difficult to realize. The examples cited, such as Singapore, Japan, remember how the values of a culture are not forcibly, on the whole, changeable from the outside. A journey in the discovery in Singapore, where the nation dominates the community, society stays above the self, family is a central social unit, the respect and the help prioritize the consent and not the conflict between different races and religions. The essay, published for the first time in 2006, retains its validity and the insights offered, especially in light of the most recent events that have characterized the conflicts and revolutions from the last decade.