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Monday, February 8, 2010

Taiwan's Flag

According to a Taiwan government website, Taiwan's flag may be understood as follows:

The 12 points of the sun represent 12 two-hour periods of the day.

Blue, white, and crimson stand for the
Three Principles of the People:
  1. nationalism
  2. democracy
  3. social well-being
But they also represent:
Blue:   brightness, purity, freedom
White:   honesty, selflessness, equality
Crimson:  sacrifice, bloodshed, brotherly love

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