Peace Symbol

A number of peace symbols have been used many ways in various cultures and contexts. The dove and olive branch were used symbolically by Jews and early Christians and then eventually became a secular peace symbol, popularized by Pablo Picasso after the Second World War. In the 1950s the "peace sign", as it is known today, was designed as the logo for the British Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament and adopted by anti-war and counterculture activists in the United States and elsewhere. The V hand signal and the peace flag also became international peace symbols.
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    … It apparently doesn’t take long for everyday items to be appropriated as the unifying symbols of a movement. Take the Guy Fawkes vendetta masks that came to signify the Occupy Wall Street movement or the rainbow flag that represents the LGBTQ movement. Now there is Hong Kong’s “Umbrella Revolution,” the student-led civil disobedience movement…

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