Monday, November 29, 2004

Capture the Jesus flag: 'Darwin fish'

Ring of Fire's Darwin fish emblem is seen as a symbol of capturing the enemy's flag.

Science Blog : "In several respects, displaying the Darwin fish is the symbolic equivalent of capturing and desecrating an enemy's flag, an act of ritual aggression,' said Dr. Tom Lessl, an associate professor of speech communication at the University of Georgia who studies the rhetoric of science. 'The Darwin symbol's obvious emulation of a religious symbol gives it unique power to express ridicule in a vivid and symbolically pointed fashion.'"