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Meaning and philosophical significance of Dwantire

Ram’s head. A symbol of innocence and guiltlessness. From the proverb, “Dwantire se: Me tiri mu faa; okwasea bobonya menni fo nti na mabo hyire,” to wit, “The head of the ram says: My conscience is free; the righteous fool who never tastes of guilt should not be dressed in black, hence, I am always in white.” The idea here is that the guiltless fears no accusation.


The meaning of the symbol was taken from Cloth as Metaphor by G. F. Kojo Arthur

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