The origins and meanings of some of the world’s most famous symbols
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Since the beginning of human civilization, symbols have played a vital role. These cultures used symbols as a way to express themselves in various ways. The prehistoric man carved his life experiences on cave walls, not expecting we'd still be talking about them today. Indeed, to this day, we still use many of the symbols inherited from the past. Be it in religion, political ideology, or art, we still come across many of these symbols in our day to day, often without knowing their true meanings and origins.
To learn more about the world's most common symbols, check out the following gallery.
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