I think we are all a product of our own culture. We see everything through a veil of conditioning, this veil is worn by us from a very early age, and it is worn unwittingly by most of us. All of our learned ideas, consisting of everything we have absorbed from our surroundings, history, parents, taught religion (as we all tend to be more informed about a particular religion, than religion as a whole) media and peers, have been absorbed through this cultural veil, and these new absorbtions, over time, can add to the veil and define the way we see the world through its holes more. It may also be the case that we reject some ideas as we live, thereby retaining the veils shape. But we still wear it.
As an example, and it is a mild example... In the UK it is polite to finish your food when dining as a guest in someones house, to have seconds is to show you enjoy the meal. It can often, and commonly is considered rude to leave a substantial amount of food on your plate. In Nepal, in the same scenario, to finish your meal is to show that the portion you were given was not enough to satisfy you, and can lead to embarrasment for the host if more food is not available. To leave food on your plate, even if you are still hungry, is commonly considered to show your satisfaction with, and enjoyment of the meal. Which cultural veil is correct? And is it possible to remove the veil? If it were what would we feel? What if it could be removed on mass?