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    I value our flag(s), but it doesn't bother me how the designs are used unless it was on something really sleazy related to porn or sex. Even seeing a Muslim or whoever burning the Union Jack doesn't bother me - the spirit is unharmed.

    I know that in the USA flag desecration is a criminal offence.



    Where does that attitude come from?

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    I hadn't really thought much about it, but to me it would be the burning of the flag, destroying it in some other way, defacating on it, using it as a statement piece for something stupid (like the women with vagina hats and vagina outfits who protest but don't really know what they are protesting) or generally using it as a tool for hate. I would think it's tacky to make clothes or anything else out of an actual flag. The symbol of the flag on clothes or other things is generally considered patriotic, but obviously can be worn/displayed in an unpatriotic way as well. I don't get offended if someone wears a flag on clothes or has flag napkins or paints it on a dog or really anything else as long as it's in a respectful or celebratory way.

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    As LillyCaterina stated succinctly in her brief response to this topic, I respect what our national and State flags represent, without condoning the obvious corruption our government is rife with. And I would not hesitate to intervene should I witness such a disrespectful act anywhere near my home, because I would take such an affront to be a contemptuous assault on me personally. Much the same as having a cross burned on my property.

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    Spice Girl Geri Haliwell's famous Union Jack dress:


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    I recall when being a kid, during the National Day march, we were constantly given strict orders never to hold the flag downwards. It was always to be pointed up or held straight out at all times. Holding it pointed down (as a lot of exhausted kids would do after getting into the second or third hour marching around) was considered desecrating the flag.

    Other than that, one is fairly free to fly the flag in what ever way one pleases. It is also very common to decorate the Christmas tree with lots of tiny little Norwegian flags. Not sure if I've seen that being done in other countries...
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    The only thing I can think of is the problem of (currently) public and private organisations that wear a flag patch on the wrong arm. For in the US, the rule is the starfield faces forward, as you are charging into battle. If you wanted to buy a flag patch to wear on a uniform, you can buy it facing in either direction. BUT what happens is many places buy the "common" flag (starfield on left, facing) which is only to be worn on the left shoulder. And thus they put this onto the right should, which signifies turning your back to the enemy or defeat.

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