Most Controversial Symbols

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The Top Ten

1 Swastika Swastika

Used to be a symbol of peace, but then the Nazis stole it and now it's a symbol of hate. - JoeBoi

The swastika used to be a peaceful symbol of the Hindu religion, but ever since Adolf Hitler got a hold of it, things got really ugly. Now it's used by modern day neo-nazis and anti semetics who hate the Jewish religion, and use it as a propaganda against the Jews. - Not_A_Weeaboo

It was a peaceful symbol, to represent good luck, but people soon believed it to be racist after the Nazis stole it and put it on their play.

This ancient symbol can be found in Native American artwork, Egyptian stone carvings & many other cultures way before Nazi party.

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2 Confederate Flag Confederate Flag

Since a couple weeks ago I was swimming at lake Martin and when I saw a boat with the confederate flag up I was very ticked off that I called them racists! - Kevinsidis

It was the flag used by the Confederate Army during the American Civil War. Although there are many documents that the war wasn't entirely based on slavery of the African Americans, it is still used by white supremesists against other races. - Not_A_Weeaboo

This flag can still be seen in some places in the southern United States - Randomator

Yeah its controversial for sure. - EliHbk

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3 Rainbow Flag Rainbow Flag

Wow, no wonder it was very controversial. I could understand the fact that flag is hated but I shouldn't need to explain that to you. - JoeBoi

I hate this symbol. Everybody claims it stands for "love" and "equality" but to me, as a kind Christian, it represents bigotry and intolerance and in my opinion is worse than the confederate flag. - Solarian

Absolutely a controversial symbol because there are so many people who support it and so many that are against it.

I can totally understand, many in the world are very mixed towards seeing this type of flag. - htoutlaws2012

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4 Blood Drop Cross Blood Drop Cross

The emblem was used by many klansmen of the KKK white supremists. - Not_A_Weeaboo

5 Jihadist Black Flag Jihadist Black Flag

Another religious symbol misused by propaganda: the black standard was flown by Muhammad by Islamic Tradition. The flag was used by terrorist members (ISIS) as a propaganda technique and recruitment strategy. - Not_A_Weeaboo

6 Inverted Pentagram Inverted Pentagram

That's's brutal - jkk

The symbol of dark magic. Used to be a good symbol of the 5 senses but got a bad rep associated with evil magic and witchcraft.

I feel that the inverted cross implying Evil is a hypothetical case..Many I've had a conversation with blatantly dismiss this notion and deem it to be a huge misconception and that its connected with the history of St. Peter being executed upside down as he considered himself unworthy to be crucified in the same manner as Jesus Christ...Even thorough research led me to this conclusion.

It is a symbol for Satanism created by Aleister Crowley, an English cultist, representing the descent of spirit into matter. It is highly frowned upon by many religions, mainly Christianity. - Not_A_Weeaboo

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7 Hammer and Sickle Hammer and Sickle

In my opinion the soviet russians were worse than nazis. They killed way more people. But the Swastika is more controversial - venomouskillingmachine

Symbol for industrial workers and the peasants used as the emblem of the former Soviet Union and of international communism. - Not_A_Weeaboo

8 The Rising Sun The Rising Sun

I think that Japan still use this flag on their naval ships. And to think that flying the WWII Nazi German war flag will land you in prison! - Bolshoy_Brat

It's a beautiful flag full of beneficial symbolic meaning, but this flag was used by the Japanese Imperial Army back in World War 2, a bitter enemy of thy US back then. - Not_A_Weeaboo

9 Burning Cross

It represents kkk - Dvafan2

10 Atomic Whirl Atomic Whirl

Ok, that is TOTALLY one of my ultimate symbols right there. Read my profile to know what I'm talking about. - PhoenixAura81

A symbol of Atheism. Frowned upon many religions. - Not_A_Weeaboo

Not that atheism is bad or anything, just saying that it's been a heated debate among many religious people. - Not_A_Weeaboo

I’m looking at you GodIsHell. - Not_A_Weeaboo

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11 Israel Flag

Controversial in Islamic countries - Dvafan2

12 Inverted Cross Inverted Cross

This was supposed to portray Apostle Peter, who was crucified upside down. So you can say this was a beneficial symbol... back then. Recently, however, it is common for the upside-down cross to be used as a symbol of anti-Christianity, atheism, humanism, and the occult. Several black metal bands use an inverted cross to call attention to their supposed devotion to Satan. - Not_A_Weeaboo

This is so metal - Skullkid755

13 Illuminati Illuminati

What the hell this is a meme

Good for making memes though - Not_A_Weeaboo

14 North Korea Flag

Do I need to say anything - Dvafan2

15 Leviathan Cross Leviathan Cross

I believe its satanism's symbol, am I mistaken. An emo girl on youtube said it so I trust it - EliHbk

Symbol of Satan. Apparently there are way more than the pentagram and the inverted cross. - Not_A_Weeaboo

16 Washington Redskins Logo Washington Redskins Logo

Well, I've heard people complain about it being offensive. - JoeBoi

17 Taiwanese Flag Taiwanese Flag

Don't know how this is controversial. Whoever tells me gets a cookie! - Not_A_Weeaboo

I think its because China hates the existence of Taiwan, but hey what do I know. - codydoestuff

18 Make America Great Again Sign

Controversial by liberals and trump haters - Dvafan2

19 American Flag
20 Kosovo Flag

Controversial in Serbia - Dvafan2

21 Apartheid Flag of South Africa Apartheid Flag of South Africa
22 Nazi Flag

It’s called the Swastika. - Not_A_Weeaboo

23 Flag of Iraq
24 Sigil of Baphomet Sigil of Baphomet

Basically the pentagram, but looks a bit more sinister. - Not_A_Weeaboo

25 Unicursal Hexagram Unicursal Hexagram

Yet another symbol of Satan! - Not_A_Weeaboo

26 Golion’s Sigil
27 Anarchy Symbol
28 Yin/Yang
29 Arcane Sigil
30 Pepe the Frog Pepe the Frog

Considered a hate symbol - Dvafan2

31 Anarchist Flag

Considered treason and wanting removal of government - Dvafan2

32 Flag of West Papua

You can get arrested in Indonesia by displaying this flag - Dvafan2

33 Black Cat
34 Western Sahara Flag

Considered controversial in morocco - Dvafan2

35 Catalonia Flag

Considered bad by Spain now since it represents the sepertist group - Dvafan2

36 Raven

Also another symbol of bad luck - Dvafan2

37 Feminazi Sign

Yeah, Women should be a little more modest,
and stop throwing there fists around.

The female gender with a fist is considered bad - Dvafan2

38 Celtic Cross
39 Red, White and Blue Ribbon
40 Flying Elvis

The New England Patriots symbol

41 Kekistan Flag
42 The Middle Finger
43 Nestlé Nestlé
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