This reminded me of a time when this symbol was a favorite of rebellious youth in the sixties. Except those guys back then were real rebels, and were bucking a real system, along with all the injustices which they had projected upon it. But for today's youth it seems to be more of a sign of a sheep mentality. This is understandable given the state of modern society because it would appear that the only thing today's youth have to rebel against are the mere ghosts and shadows of by-gone eras. They have a pacifist president, no draft, no old and out dated traditions being forced upon them; and-even though they don't realize it-they have prosperity. So the only thing left is to simply dress up like their old granddad in his young and rebellious days to exhibit a sort of faux rebellion.
But for those who have not been sedated by our popular culture, there is still something against which one can rebel, and in so doing, draw on that naturally rebellious spirit bound up in the heart of the naive and idealistic young. Still, given today's youth their due, they are in a more difficult position in their rebellion, for at the heart of "rebellion" is an ultimate rebellion against God. So what are today's youth to do? If they follow their natural inclinations of rebelling against God, they are robbed of the socieital sneers and confrontations once experienced by their rebel grandparents. Yet to rebel against ungodliness almost seems counter-intuitive, even oxymoronic. But rebelling against everything else is akin to rebelling against nothing. There's no fun in that.
For a glimpse of rebelling youth check out these three You Tube clips.