If you live only in one culture for the first 20 years of your life, you become conditioned without knowing it.
How do you make any sense of history, art or literature without knowing the stories and iconography of your own culture and all the world's main religions?
I described the CEO job as knowing what to do and getting the company to do what you want. Designing a proper company culture will help you get your company to do what you want in certain important areas for a very long time.
A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.
Waiting is painful. Forgetting is painful. But not knowing which to do is the worse kind of suffering.
Your mind is nirvana.