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    given by the regular way of reading in this culture (left to right) which is subconsciously an indicator for backward/forward movement in an still image/graphic design, Lincoln is the only one facing forward, whilst the other are facing backwards.


    For the sake of debate – three is the lowest number by which one can reasonably establish a pattern; the psychological tendency for people to begin our analysis with the establishing of such a simple pattern is the basis for a lot of comedy. As you can see, Lincoln is still an outlier within an established pattern – though we subconsciously associate the direction of “right” with “forward” and “correct” (see etymology of ‘right’ (dexter; ready, correct) and ‘left’ (sinister; left, unlucky) we also strive towards normality, harmony, and most of all, socially beneficial conformity. Either way, whether Lincoln can… Read more »


    outstanding in many ways, indeed.


    Also, notice how his coin is colored unlike the other whites in the row.

    Because he freed the slaves!

    Or something.

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