Do Curses Really Work?

@eichs1 (1934)
Philippines
February 6, 2009 11:10am CST
My father was reading a newspaper when he just blurted "nabaos da" (they were cursed). I took a closer look and I found out that my father is referring to this company who become prominent for having three accidents within the past two weeks. I was thinking, it could have been just a matter of not having safety measures. My dad pointed though that the latest accident involved the company's bus while taking the employees to their homes and it happened outside the company's premises. My father insisted that someone cursed the company. It could have been someone who was hurt when the company is being established in the site or one or more of the a company's top official/s have aggrieved someone who knows how to curse. Could he be true? Does cursing really works?
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@BlueGoblin (1833)
• United States
6 Feb 09
A gypsy woman cursed me at the local carnival because I told her she was a fraud and kicked dirt at her feet. She then spoke three words in a language I didn't understand. She said I'd pee green for a week and that if I wasn't nice to elderly woman it would be permanent. I really didn't pee green that week but it was a weird color. I don't know if it was the curse or my imagination. On the other hand lucky charms do work. My friend swallowed a lucky rabbits foot on accident and won the lottery. He also married a smokin hot librarian. He lives on a huge ranch now and throws wild parties. I tried to swallow my own rabbits foot to get good luck but i gagged and threw up on myself.
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@eichs1 (1934)
• Philippines
9 Feb 09
The gypsy thing is scary. The rabbits foot is . Try again. Use a smaller rabbit foot so you may not gag this time. Wait, what is lucky rabbits foot? Is it the rabbit's right foot or the left one?
@rymebristol (1788)
• Philippines
6 Feb 09
who knows? but as what i've seen on movies and Televisions..i think it is something that is still unexplainable. i do think and personally speaking it still all about "CONSEQUENCES" and how the will of fate takes the individual. i don't have any personal experience to share, all that i am talking is based on my perspectives.
@xParanoiax (6998)
• United States
24 Feb 09
I'm not a believer of coincidences...and as I pagan, I believe in magick. BUT on one hand, if someone didn't curse them...maybe someone's sabotaging them? Same motivation as people cursing the company, revenge for getting hurt, being wronged, whatever. Only...slightly more sophisticated and less on psychology. Magick and science are relatives, imo. They're not the same thing, but they occasionally work together. xD Psychology, physics, and as another person here said "the invisible" do best when together for some reason. But then maybe this is just another crazy girl's opinion xD PERSONALLY, I'd check for saboteurs first, curses second. There's a proper order and the process of elimination to consider. xD
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@eichs1 (1934)
• Philippines
24 Feb 09
You got a point there. We should check things first before going to unknown and unexplainable. But in this case, the accidents happen in different departments and even in different places. And, there are no mechanical failures noted in the accidents. It's plain that the accidents happened due to human error. The bus accident for example, the driver was speeding too much. Then another accident involving a fork lift took place because the driver is not looking at the side mirror while backing. He accidentally killed another worker for that mistake.
@tudors (1556)
• China
7 Feb 09
very interesting, good topic ! Yeah we do curse people and hope the cursed turn into what we wish, but it never works. Maybe we are not powerful enough to change them. Anyway, to adjust our way of thinking is the key point.
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@eichs1 (1934)
• Philippines
9 Feb 09
One of my sisters once told me that if you have genuine reason to curse, your curse will be felt. For that reason, she always reminds me not to be hasty in words specially if you are angry of something. She also pointed out that basing on Biblical teachings, cursing is a little bit harsh as it can affect up to the next generations of the people you cursed.
@Shar19 (8236)
• United States
6 Feb 09
I don't think so but I do think a lot of things are just coisidences.
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@eichs1 (1934)
• Philippines
6 Feb 09
Many really calls it coincidence. I myself believe it is just a matter of not following safety measures. I was just baffled when my dad said it is a curse. Could it be that the this coincidence is a result of the curse?
@rosdimy (3936)
• Malaysia
7 Feb 09
I think people who do not believe in the existence of invisible beings would say that what happened was a coincidence. I believe in coincidences, and I also believe in curses. Some effects may be psychological. We believe that the curse uttered will become true. But there are cases where it was not due to the victim's belief in the curse. There are incidents which cannot simply be cast aside with the word 'coincidence'. Try telling that to the person who passed water into the coconut placed near a diety, watched and later on cursed by a priest. He went away laughing, not believing the curse. Later he regretted it. However it is said that we can counter a curse if we are mentally/psychologically strong. It also helps if our trust in God is unwavering. all the best in your daily tasks, rosdimy
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@rajeshfgh (1627)
• India
6 Feb 09
No, I don't think so. To some extent I believe in luck, but forcing some evil on somebody by a chant seems far-fetched and illogical to me. So, I would say that curses don't really work.
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