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Superstition

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  1. A superstition is the irrational belief that future events can be influenced or foretold by specific, unrelated behaviors or occurrences. The earliest superstitions were created as a way to deal with ignorance and fear of the unknown. Superstitions are thus a way of attempting to regain control over events in one's life.
  2. Sheer Superstition: Outmaneuvering Fate. Unexplained Mysteries of the 20th Century. Dictionary of Omens and Superstitions. Curious Customs and Bizarre Beliefs Around the World. Why People Believe Weird Things: Pseudoscience, Superstition, and Other Confusions of Our Time.
  3. noun a belief or notion, not based on reason or knowledge, in or of the ominous significance of a particular thing, circumstance, occurrence, proceeding, or the like. a system or collection of such beliefs. a custom or act based on such a belief.
  4. "Superstition" is a popular song written, produced, arranged, and performed by Stevie Wonder for Motown Records in , when Wonder was twenty-two years old. It was included on Wonder's Talking Book album and released as a single in many countries. It reached number one in the USA, and number eleven in the UK, in February
  5. Mar 12,  · Superstition was extremely popular on pre-cert video in the UK on the VTC label in the early s. It was so popular that it actually got a subsequent cinema release in , under the title "The Witch", courtesy of Bordeaux Films International/10(K).
  6. Oct 04,  · In a sense, a superstition, like other rituals, can become part of a campus, community or culture, and can help bring people together. "Most of the superstitions people engage in are perfectly Author: Sarah Albert.
  7. Jan 13,  · But one theory holds that this superstition arises from a Christian belief in the Holy Trinity: Since a ladder leaning against a wall forms a triangle, "breaking" that triangle was blasphemous.
  8. Superstition ain't the way, yeah, yeah Very superstitious, nothin' more to say, Very superstitious, the devil's on his way, Thirteen-months-old baby broke the lookin' glass, Seven years of bad luck, good things in your past When you believe in things that you don't understand, Then you suffer, superstition ain't the way, no, no, no.

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