well, your question is really interesting and there can be 100 pages long answer for your question, but you have used the word "MOST"....
western culture- the people can think without much influence of religion. i mean the way of thinking and decision are logical. they use science and techno in everyday life! they can think out of the influence of superstitions.
eastern cultural -> people have great lagacy of arts literature, ancient science, phylosophical literature and ancient sculpture. but most of them are not aware of their great lagacy because of law education level. what most of them inherited is i think superstitions.
well, i belong to great indian culture and i am proud of it but i have also right to point out minus points of this culture.