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How superstitious Beliefs Can Help a Person As Well as Ruin a Person

By Stuart Owens Subscribe to RSS | February 17th 2012 | Views:

Beliefs were part of man’s life from the days of early man. Early man considered sun as god and used to worship the sun as soon as he gets up early in the morning. However, on the other hand he was scared of lightning and Thunder. He used to feel that the god’s were cursing him during times of thunder and storm. This has been carried over even in the modern days; however, people have a logical thinking towards the same. If we get a chance to go around the world, you will find various kinds of beliefs. I have gone through a plenty of information while browsing through my Fast Internet. For example, let’s start with the tattoos that people wear on their body. This has become a new trend and style for most people today. However, if we look at the history of tattoos, you will find that tattoos were worn on a man’s body for various reasons. Most designs that they had an inner meaning; some of them were part of the worship. Due to these reasons men and women from those regions had to wear on a tattoo and this was made compulsory.

Similarly, there are many beliefs that different kinds of people have. Say for instance, the belief about Friday the 13th. This could be contradicting for many people and there are many arguments about them even today. However, this day is considered inauspicious and many people fear bad omens on this day. Likewise, if we visit parts of Asia, you will find people cutting goat and offering it to the gods. If we ask, you are likely to get different reasons from varied people and most of them you will not be convinced about. For this fact, all the beliefs in this world are not agreed by many and are accepted only by a small community. Say for example a cat is crossing the road. You are on your way to do some important work. On the way cats cross in front of you. This could be considered as inauspiciousness and people say you will not be successful in completing the work on that day. Likewise, spotting an owl at night is also considered bad luck. These could be some of the bad omens that people have while looking at some things.

Likewise there are good beliefs as well. For example, eagles have been with man since the ages. People used to tame eagles as they were considered a symbol of good luck. Similarly is a case with the golden fishes. Today you will find most people have in their aquariums. The reason behind this is that golden fishes are considered to full-fill your wishes. If you have a goldfish at home, then it is said you will have success in your life and you will get what you want. Another instance of the good luck sign is to spot a shooting star at night. Shooting stars are considered one among the million stars and these can be spotted very rarely. There are numerous instances that can be quoted as examples. However, some of them really helpful especially the ones which have signs of good, they provide us motivation to carry on with all the good things in life. On the other hand the bad omens can be taken either way. Some of the theories are true to some extent; however, most of the times we miss out lose out on good things happening in our lives due to these mis-concepts. Hence to conclude it is up to a person to believe in superstitions. It always depends on the mindset of a person and the time. According to me time plays a major role while all these things are in place.

Stuart Owens - About Author:
Stuart is a freelance writer who has written articles on various topics. He was browsing through is Fast Internet the other day and came across of the superstitious beliefs that people have. He wants to share some of his thoughts across these ideologies.

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