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    2 : "Superstition is only the fear of belief, while religion is the confidence." - "Superstition is the religion of feeble minds." - Edmund Burke "Superstition is an unreasoning fear of God." - Marcus T. Cicero
    3 : Some Meanings ofSuperstition A belief or notion,is not based on reason or knowledge A system or collection of such beliefs A custom or act based on such a belief Irrational fear of what is unknown or mysterious, esp. in connection with religion Any blindly accepted belief or notion
    4 : Reasons why peoplebelieve in superstitions A belief in superstitions gives people an illusion of control in an uncertain world. Many superstitions originated at a time when little was known about how the physical world functions.
    5 : Human beings always seek to understand their surroundings and interpret life by that understanding. Superstition is just one more method of understanding life bit illogical at times.
    6 : Superstitions primarily represent the underlying inherent fear of mankind, caused by the uncertainties of this world. In a way, it is a sign of acceptance of our ignorance and limitations of our power.
    7 : Some Examples of BadSuperstitions Black Cats Black cats have long been believed to be a supernatural omen since the witch hunts of the middle ages when cats were thought to be connected to evil. Since then, it is considered bad luck if a black cat crosses your path.
    8 : Broken Mirrors An ancient myth our ancestors believed was that the image in a mirror is our actual soul. A broken mirror represented the soul being astray from your body.
    9 : Owls If an owl looks in your window or if you seeing one in the daylight bad luck and death will bestow you.
    10 : Unlucky Number #13 ? ? The fear of the number 13 is still common today, and avoided in many different ways. Some buildings still do not have an official 13th floor and many people avoid driving or going anywhere on Friday the 13th.
    11 : Some Examples of GoodLuck Superstitions If your right hand itches, you will earn money. ? ? If you find a four-leaf clover, you will have good luck. ? ? If you see a horseshoe which was lost, you will have good luck.
    12 : ? If you throw rice on a new bride and groom, they will have so many children. ? ? If you dream about a white cat, you will have good luck. ? ? If you see a black cat which walks towards you, it brings you good luck.
    13 : ? If your right ear itches, someone is speaking well of you. ? ? You can hang up garlic in your house for good luck. ? ? If you put a mirror just across the door, you will have good luck.
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