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Well, I guess on one level, both represent growth, one in the spiritual sector, and one in the physical...

But the reason for the shape is a little more prosaic, I;m afraid...they are derived from the Ancient Etruscan alphabet, and modified for carving, hence the straight lines...and thats how they ended up...
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