Plumb Lines

October 15, 2009

Cheese Stands Alone

Filed under: Uncategorized — Matthew Schmitz @ 3:58 pm

Patrick, I like the bills pictured in your post. They contain no symbols of our national government, no references to our religious traditions, and no winks at Masonic hokum. This intentionally post-everything design would put Robert Langdon out of work.

Most significantly, this tossing off of the older values and their symbols does leave one symbol in place: the dollar sign. Ah, triumph of capitalism. Who needs “In God We Trust” (let alone cyclopic pyramids) when we have the one symbol that really matters?

-Matthew Schmitz

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