Quote Originally Posted by TheFlyingCamera View Post

that's a cultural conceit, insisting that the "future" be to the right.

It's also a right-handedness bias. To a certain extent, this is expected, since 90 % of the people on earth are right-handed. But just because it's expected, doesn't make it "right" .
Oh, I'm sorry I'm European For you Americans the past is lies to the right

That's the way it was always told to me.
A possible proof lies in the fact that one of the companies I worked for adopted a new logo with a head facing left. It went broke within the year. :rolleyes:

On the other hand, expectations make up a lot in symbology.