A the pattern for the future, well that is how No.2 of The Chimes of Big Ben saw it. What has actually been created is an International Community, with it's single currency unit, the Work, or Credit Unit. Could not the village be paralleled to the International commuinty of the Europeon Union that is Europe today? Like the village it has it's single currency, the Euro, not that every country in Europe has actually signed up to it.
Napoleon Bonaparte was the first man who wanted to bring all the countries of Europe together, to make Europe an International community, ruled over from Paris, France. To have a single currency for all the countries in Europe, the Franc!
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