Old Money, New World

Kings, queens, dictator, politicians and historical figures… Faces on banknotes are arguably most visible and seen portraits in the countries that issue them. They represent “money”, the neccesity of life whether we like it or not. They are everywhere. In a way, they dominate our lives. How many of us, however, can remember the face of a banknote ten years after a new design was adopted? Similarly, how quickly we forget the systems, customs and values that dominated our lives for so many years… even when they took the most draconian, inhumane and cruel form!

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世の中の至るところで目にし、意識するしないにかかわらず生活の一部だった制度や習慣や価値観。ある意味で生活を支配していたともいえるのに、私たちはすぐ忘れてしまう。例えば。。。

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