Superstition is a belief in a non-physical (i.e., supernatural) causality : that one event causes another without any physical process linking the two events.
Why do we believe that those not linked circumstances will decide our fate?
Touching wood to get or stay lucky, avoiding every black cat that crosses our way. There are tons of mysterious rules people do observe. It makes us feel kind of safe to live by following these individual things. It's a phenomenon. We sometimes hardly believe in the obvious but we do believe in those crazy, little rules thathat affect our
Superstitions have various birthplaces: some are cultural, some are passed on by family members or friends and others.The most funny ones I think–are the ones we invent ourselves, often subconsciously (... )
Actor and writer Gintare Parulyte collected some great examples for our WRONG ISSUE.
"NEVER PUT NEW SHOES ON THE TABLE."
SHOES: MIU MIU
"NEVER LEAVE THE HOUSE WITHOUT LIPSTICK. BAD THINGS WILL HAPPEN."
LIPSTICK: ARMANI PRIVÉ
"IF YOU HAVE A GHOST LIVING IN YOUR HOUSE, DON'T PANIC. INSTEAD LIGHT A CANDLE FOR HIM/HER. IF STILL AFRAID, REPEAT"
PHOTOS: MATTHIAS WEINGÄRTNER
More about Superstions and what they are good for written by Gintare Parulyte in ISSUE NO.7.
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