The Case for the Companion Flag; or, Pinpointing and Resolving ‘The Great Correctable Error’

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Let’s start with your elevator pitch. What is the Companion Flag? And what is The Great Correctable Error?

The Companion Flag is a symbol of all that human beings have in common despite—or I should say in addition to—our differences. The idea is to fly the Companion Flag below the other flags of the world on the same pole, never alone. Thus, its name. Flying the two flags together sends the message: “Here we are proud of our differences, our diversity, and our special affiliations, but we are mindful, too, of our essential humanity and all that we share in common with people everywhere.” The Great Correctable Error doesn’t lend itself to an elevator



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