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RenterGotNoNBN t1_je7grtq wrote

That's not the reason it was built - sure it commemorates the victory - but I heard a theory that it was used as a kind of show of wealth to underpin their economy - like a modern central bank.


Zandrick t1_je8c9ys wrote

I don’t understand why you think those things are mutually exclusive


Bill_Clinton-69 t1_je8kpim wrote

Some people just like to say 'No' to people. Even when they agree! It baffles me, but I think that's what's happening here.