Symbolism

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Symbolism is the usage of imagery or objects to reference or represent another object. Examples include a crucifixion cross representing Christianity, Square and Compasses referencing the Freemasons (Illuminati), the Pentagram referencing Paganism (Illuminati), the Tomoe representing Japanese Culture (Illuminati), and the Google Chrome logo represents... uh... Google Chrome. (666/Illuminati). It is not to be confused with the art movement that took place in the late 1800's as a reaction against the naturalism and realism movements.

Conspiracies[edit]

In conspiracies, everything is a symbol, even something as simple as covering one of your eyes. Symbolism is often shoehorned into everything including Video Games, Music Videos, and every celebrity. If you ask a Conspiracy Theorist if there is even one hand sign that wouldn't be considered Illuminati related, don't expect to get an answer.

Hand Signs that will make you Satanic[edit]

A-ok[edit]

It used to mean exactly that. Use it in front of the wrong person, and they'll think you support the Loominarty.[1]๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿ‘Œ

V-Sign[edit]

Whale.to decided to make a Pseudohistory about it.[2]

Any signs involving two hands.[edit]

Sorry, NarutoWikipedia's W.svg fans!

Also sorry to:

Jay-ZWikipedia's W.svg fans, S3RLWikipedia's W.svg fans, most modern Pop fans, etc.

Covering either your eyes[edit]

Bonus points if you do the A-Ok sign at the same time!

Rock-On[edit]

They're the Devil's Horns. No seriously.

Why they're everywhere[edit]

Genetic fallacy. The meanings for symbols change and vary constantly. Just because the Egyptians used an eye to signify Ra doesn't mean the Eye of Providence has anything to do with Egypt. In contrast, the pentagram was only relatively recently adopted by Satanism. It has had various meanings and been used by various cultures throughout history.

External links[edit]

TV Tropes has a great article about this.Try not to crash your browser while you check it out.

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