There are many researchers that believe that the “Heart” Symbol had nothing to do with the Human Heart but was a secret representation that originated in ancient times to depict something significantly more erotic. However, in its modern context it has become the ultimate symbol of – Love!
The Peace, or Ban the Bomb, symbol was originally designed in Britain by Gerald Holtom (a WW2 conscientious objector) during the month of February 1958 for the Direct Action Committee against Nuclear War (DAC) march on the Atomic Weapons Research Institute at Aldermaston.
The pentagram is an extremely ancient and natural symbol that can be seen in the stars, flowers, crystals, starfish and the extremities of the human body. It is also the shape created when two arrowheads are laid on top of the other.
This is the ultimate symbol of Communism. This symbol is distinctly modern in its origin although its components are ancient. The hammer is the symbol of the Norse God Thor and represents enormous power. The sickle is the symbol of the Reaper representing the transition from life to death.
The Yin and Yang or Yin-Yang symbol essentially represents the existence of opposites (or opposing forces) in both nature and in life. Taoist philosophy states that the Ultimate Principle is divided into two diametrically opposed forces – as are all things that arise from this principle.
What we’ve been able to find out is that the world-recognised symbol of the Nazi SS (Schutzstaffel) was first worn by the Leibstandarte in 1933. It originated from the “Sig” or “Sigel” or even “Siegel” rune and was part of Hitler’s widespread use of occult symbols.
Barbie Doll & Action Man (G I Joe) are the some of the most successful toys sold by the Mattel Corporation (TM). They make many millions of dollars each year from their sales. Being smart, you’ll notice that they weren’t called Geeky Doll and Boring Man. If you want to understand the “stereotypical male and female” sex symbols then take a look at these toys.
Most cultures say just as much with their hands as they do with their words. Here’s our list of hand gestures you definitely should know. Just note that hand gestures can mean different things depending where you are in the world. Always check local customs first.