The Guy Fawkes Mask Is The Perfect Symbol For The Millennial Generation

Ever since the Occupy Wall Street Movement of 2011 proliferated the world, the Guy Fawkes stylized mask has become synonymous with Anonymous “Hacktivists,” rioters, and disenchanted millennials. Everywhere from the streets of Brussels to Melbourne, from the streets of Dublin to those of Washington, Fawkes’ stylized representation has become emblematic for the post-modern protest movement.
But who was Guy Fawkes?
Guy Fawkes was the most famous (or perhaps infamous) member of the Gunpowder Plot of November 5th 1604, whose objective was to assassinate James I and re-establish a Catholic theocracy in England.
Starting with Elizabeth I English Catholics were subjected to harsh statutes Read More

Source: Return of Kings

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