The Swastika - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • James Martin
    • 21.08.10 | 02:07 (IDT)

    Though I understand the concern over the shape of the building and what it might mean, but I have to say the symbol was not always evil. The swastika is an ancient symbol that has been used for over 3,000 years. (That even predates the ancient Egyptian symbol, the Ankh!) Artifacts such as pottery and coins from ancient Troy show that the swastika was a commonly used symbol as far back as 1000 BCE. So I feel a building shape as seen from the sky should be kept in perspective.

    from the article: Focus U.S.A. / The ongoing saga of the U.S. Navy swastika building
    First published 10:34 20.08.10 | Last updated 10:34 20.08.10
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