Thursday, June 5, 2008

The Swastikas Origins and Meanings: Cultural Context

Have you ever wondered what the swastika symbol stands for? Did you
know that the swastika has been found on artifacts that are over 3000
years old? According to the American-Israeli (2007), the word swastika
was used to describe the hooked cross. Would you be surprised to learn
that is a symbol of being fortunate, not Anti-Semitism (Smith, 2007)?
In some cultures, they actually turned the symbol clockwise or added
something to it. (Read more)

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