"RED symbolizes all the positive and negative
attributes of base emotions and survival issues.
Consider the Red Coats,
red stop lights and fire trucks
waving a red cape, and "Seeing
Red"; each of which, is synonymous with either danger, warnings, control, anger, aggression or war (warrior
Conversely, the widespread use of RED in national flags
and the RED Robes of Cardinals connote heraldry, courage, protection, loyalty and
Red speaks to sexuality, fertility and procreative/survival issues. Symbolically,
we use red roses and Valentines to indicate our
passion or love, the Red Cross to demonstrate brotherly
love and unity, and in the case of physical love and where to get it, we refer to
a Red light district.
Red has the psychological affect of holding people at a distance, as it implies
power, authority and importance. Businessmen wear Red Power
Ties, very significant days get referred to as Red
Letter Days and we roll out the Red Carpet
for important people such as dignitaries and celebrities.
However, while being a very warm and charismatic colour, the polarity of RED
is control and manipulation. Remember, a Red Herring
is something that deceives or distracts attention from the truth and the Devil (synonymous
with deceit) is always depicted as red.
Horoscope Sign: Aries