Boobie, listen, I don’t know what to tell you. History is people being assholes to each other in increasingly sophisticated ways.
Fish are an important symbol in Libyan folk art and can be found as carpets and textile decoration throughout the Arab world. They are a symbol of renewal and a sign of abundant livelihood and fertility, and a good omen for the bearer. The red eye in the fish is a talisman to protect from envy and evil.