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User avatar #21 - darthblam (02/03/2013) [-]
All these ******* sites need to stop being **** heads and dropping their ****** watermarks on all the content that passes through them.
#1 - MrLake (02/02/2013) [-]
Those pillar-like things on Abe's armrests are called fasces, an ancient symbol of power. Also, Fascism is named after the fasces, you know, because Fascists like power. So, basically, Abraham Lincoln comfortably rests his arms on fascism.
User avatar #12 to #1 - waaw (02/03/2013) [-]
This might be a bit more effective if the memorial hadn't been made BEFORE Mussolini's rise to power.
User avatar #2 to #1 - isus (02/02/2013) [-]
They represent unity.
As it's a stack of branches tied together.
Mussolini used the fasces with an axe forming out of it.
This one is, as you can see, lacking the axe.
So it just represents unity (perhaps this is the symbolism that represents "the Union")

But this is just my humble opinion on the matter..
#3 to #2 - MrLake (02/02/2013) [-]
You're completely right.
But what you associate a symbol with is everything, and axe or no, it's still a form of fasces.
What would you associate the symbol on Buddha's chest with?
User avatar #4 to #3 - isus (02/02/2013) [-]
I never said it is not a fasces.

I was just comparing it to the one that Mussolini used.
Of course he was not the first man to use it, but the symbolism is not the same.
That was my whole point.
Also, the "swastika" is the same as the sign on Buddha's chest, but inverted.
Neat, huh? Nasty fascists ...
User avatar #5 to #4 - MrLake (02/02/2013) [-]
Anyways, the symbolism is of course not fascist or anything like that, I just found it a bit amusing.
User avatar #6 to #5 - isus (02/02/2013) [-]
Ah, those historic reposts. :)
#14 - gibroner (02/03/2013) [-]
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#16 to #14 - creepyunclebob (02/03/2013) [-]
Spiderman. What the 			****		 are you doing.
Spiderman. What the **** are you doing.
User avatar #11 - DANCINGLOBSTERS (02/03/2013) [-]
YOU try telling him to get up!
User avatar #9 - demonmaster (02/03/2013) [-]
***** im the president
User avatar #8 - doigboiger (02/03/2013) [-]
that's a new one
#7 - anon (02/03/2013) [-]
First he free's the criminals, next he acts like them. ******* CUNT.
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