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    Taiwan's provocative "Recycle" Icon



    Great design.

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    I like that design it makes it more sense, because all the inward arrows produce a product which is represented by the outward arrows.

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    someone was NOT thinking when they designed that

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    Quote Originally Posted by mimin
    someone was NOT thinking when they designed that
    You thought it looked like a Swastika, too?


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    Quote Originally Posted by Le Type Fran├žais
    You thought it looked like a Swastika, too?
    no tood looked like the olimpic games flag....circles....
    Last edited by adi chicago; 12-20-2007 at 04:55 PM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Le Type Fran├žais
    You thought it looked like a Swastika, too?
    yup

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    probably

    one of the most misunderstood and maligned symbols in the world.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swastika

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    Quote Originally Posted by gpbullock
    one of the most misunderstood and maligned symbols in the world.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swastika
    agreed, but, like wiki says,

    Though once commonly used all over much of the world without stigma, over time the symbol has become a controversial motif, especially in the Western world.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mimin
    someone was NOT thinking when they designed that
    Actually, I expect that someone was thinking very clearly when they designed a recycling logo that includes a symbol that means balance (among other things).

    but, like wiki says,

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    Though once commonly used all over much of the world without stigma, over time the symbol has become a controversial motif, especially in the Western world.
    You will note that Taiwan is in the East.

    C.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tiger Racing

    You will note that Taiwan is in the East.

    C.
    Ha, can't argue with that!

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