A symbol is merely there to represent. What matters more is the belief of the person wearing that symbol.
In the end, it all boils down to the positive.
The larger number sees the positive and lives the lifestyle.
The representation matters more; it goes beyond the symbol.
The popularity of the Peace sign is largely recognized among the hippie culture.
Holtom’s monochromatic symbol now evolved to a more colorful and playful symbol.
The hippies have now expressed their “love and peace” lifestyle through their actions, and their outfits.