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Influence is the abstracted measure of the soft power of your civilization and the attractiveness of your culture to others. A highly influential civilization will command respect and keep enemies at a distance, even if its military forces pale in comparison. Conversely, a powerful military but weak influence will affect diplomacy negatively.