Superstition

@ET28LV (1895)
Latvia
March 7, 2010 5:10pm CST
Hello Myloters! Today I would like to talk about superstitions. I confess that I am superstitious, every time when 13 date falls on a Friday, I nervous all day, with me happens bad things. In school teachers is very angry at me, and can put a 1 in my diary. In home containers rupture. The same also happen when I see black cat, not talk about 6 it is the devil number. Are you superstitious? If you are superstitious, the bad things is happens with you? Share with your experiences please.
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@phoenix8606 (4978)
9 Mar 10
hi! I am really not that superstitious and i really try not be superstitious at all, because it only makes my day worse. so about the 13th of each month- i don't pay attention on it, because I really don't believe in that anymore, and it is true- if you are superstitious and believe that something bad will happen to you, then it will, because you make it happen with your acts :) try to be more convinced abut that, that these are only stories for good night and that if you don't believe in it it will not happen to you!
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@ET28LV (1895)
• Latvia
10 Mar 10
Hello! Thanks for the advice! Yes better is be not superstitious, and if we do not think bad things it will not happen. It is like on movie secret all what people think can be true. So we don't need to think for bad things, better be positive.
@Lakota12 (42684)
• United States
8 Mar 10
Not really any more 13 on a Friday dont bother me and daughter says its a lucky day for her to win money Black cat is just a black cat. But I owuldnt push my luck walking under a ladder lololol
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@snoopyfan (1315)
• United States
8 Mar 10
I forgot I don't walk under ladders either. I am just afraid they are going to fall together. I don't open a umbrella inside the house either. Guess I do few I go by. Thanks for reminding me. LOL
@Lakota12 (42684)
• United States
8 Mar 10
your welocme!
@ET28LV (1895)
• Latvia
8 Mar 10
I'm glad that there are people who just smile to superstition. Your daughter can be happy for 13th Friday. Yea we don't need push luck on 13th Friday!
@bystander (2299)
• Philippines
8 Mar 10
superstition per se is a fallacy. it defies explanation is is downright illogical. but i tell you, a lot of people believe in some of them. like the friday the 13th, even television networks and newspapers do special stories on the subject. the black cat crossing your path is another. as you can see, there is no scientific explanation why these things, bad things and never the good ones, happen on that particular day and when black cats cross one's path. whoever invented that ominous date and made peculiar stories of normal street crossings, we surely don't know. but sometimes, though, i also take some precaution when i see these signs. but, of course, i don't necessarily believe in them.
@ET28LV (1895)
• Latvia
8 Mar 10
The TV shows and radio affects people brains, that 13th is really bad day, and we notice that. If we see signs, we need to be a very careful, even if do not believe to superstition.
@bystander (2299)
• Philippines
8 Mar 10
thanks for the reminder, et28lv....
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@ET28LV (1895)
• Latvia
8 Mar 10
Your welcome, my dear friend!
@JenInTN (27565)
• United States
9 Mar 10
My grandmother was very superstitous. I think most older people in my area were at a certain time. She would x out the path when a black cat crossed in fron of the car and if you spilled salt, you had to toss a pinch over your shoulder. Of course there was the common ones like ladders and mirrors and although I am not big on superstition it's funny that I sometimes catching myself xing out a path or tossing a bit of salt over my shoulder..LOL..I'm not superstitious but at the same time I guess I don't want to tempt it either..lol
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@ET28LV (1895)
• Latvia
10 Mar 10
He he, sometimes it is with old people, and some of them sees more than truth is. Yes many people is say that about salt, cat, I don't now need to believe them. Yes sometimes we need trust to this legends.
@JenInTN (27565)
• United States
10 Jul 10
Thanks for the best response!
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@ET28LV (1895)
• Latvia
10 Jul 10
You were deserved it. Keep your good work up and maybe you get another one. Have a nice day!
@eLsMarie (4148)
• Philippines
8 Mar 10
Before I was so superstitious because I was very much influenced by my grandma but now, I don't really have so much to think of it. Friday the 13th is just an ordinary day for me and as long as I'll stay away from danger, surely nothing will ever happen to me
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@ET28LV (1895)
• Latvia
8 Mar 10
Does your grandma said superstitions story's? But how can we know were is a dangers?
@eLsMarie (4148)
• Philippines
9 Mar 10
She follows a lot of superstitious beliefs and also the other members of the family too... She tells me the reason why we should follow and the possible consequence if we don't. Anyways, it won't make us less of a person if we follow it so I do sometimes make it a practice.
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@ET28LV (1895)
• Latvia
9 Mar 10
OK I will keep this in my mind, have a nice day!
@Hatley (164652)
• Garden Grove, California
7 Mar 10
ET28LV hi I am not superstitious at all as to be so is to make yourslerf unwitingly do stupid things that make it only look like its bad luck, you are actually causing your own bad luck by believing these mythical superstitions. If you expect bad things to happen to you, you will be careless,you will actually cause your own problems, you fail to look where you are going and fall down and break an ankle. you try to cross on the pedistrian light just as its about to turn red, its you yourself causing all the supposed bad things that happen, do not expect them to happen and they will not.
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@Hatley (164652)
• Garden Grove, California
7 Mar 10
oh my typo bad one should be make yourself not yourslerf[u][/u]
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@ET28LV (1895)
• Latvia
8 Mar 10
Hello Hatley! It is nice that you are not superstitious. I can agree with you, then we think about superstition all bad things is happen. Maybe it is only thoughts, if we don't think for superstition bad things don't happen? I certainly examine it next time when be a 13 and Friday!
@enola1692 (3325)
• United States
11 Mar 10
no I am not as a matter of fact i have owned black cats an if I break a mirror I say oh crap not cause 7 years bad luck but because I got a mess to clean up lol I am not superstitious but do believe in Karma what comes around goes around
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@ET28LV (1895)
• Latvia
11 Mar 10
Today when I go from school back to home, I saw the broken mirror in sixth triangles what it can be? I saw it at the bins. Yes karma is goes around all life to different people!
@mr_pearl (5037)
• India
9 Mar 10
Hiii... My friend, please do not believe in any such things.. These are not real, trust me.. It affects the human mind and makes us weaker... I mean your superstitions are bound to make you weaker... There is no Satan or Devil... There's only GOD!!! Please don't fall prey to stupid things... Have fun!
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@ET28LV (1895)
• Latvia
10 Mar 10
I know that 13th Friday is a normal day, mistakes can happen every day. If we do not think for evil, and for something bad, it will not happen. Have a nice day!
@paula27661 (15899)
• Australia
9 Mar 10
No, I am not superstitious but I do believe that if you convince yourself that something is bad luck you will more than likely attract what you fear. My father claims to be an atheist and says he does not faith in anything that he cannot physically see and touch yet he is the most superstitious person I know which makes no sense to me at all! He becomes very angry if anyone spills salt at the table and if a mirror is broken my dad will make the person responsible’s life not worth living! Totally silly in my opinion!
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@ET28LV (1895)
• Latvia
9 Mar 10
Usually if we thought for something bad, it is happen. Don't now, salt need to criticized over the shoulder. Yes if mirror is broken certainly something bad happens, I now this rule about mirrors.
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@sanuanu (11238)
• India
9 Mar 10
I won't say that I am not a superstition because I belive in certain things. I will always try and not write my name on my sales sheet until I get one in my bag. The other thing is that I won't like to give my pen to other becuase I think that this way my progress will be blocked for that day!
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@ET28LV (1895)
• Latvia
9 Mar 10
It is logic that we believe in certain things. For the pen story I am not sure.
• Estonia
8 Mar 10
I don't believe in such bad luck, like you mentioned - Friday 13th and black cats and stuff. Well, when I see a black cat crossing my way there comes a thought of that belief up in my mind, but I just smile and continue my way, knowing that no black cat can actually affect my day negatively. To be honest I once had a really bad day on Friday 13th, but I think that it was coincidence and perhaps a result of a hidden fear of that date.
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@ET28LV (1895)
• Latvia
8 Mar 10
Yes if you don't think for bad things, it do not happen. Maybe it be a fear of the date, maybe it be something more. Just need to think positive thoughts, and smile then we seen black cats!
@sushie93 (1359)
• France
8 Mar 10
No, i'm not supertitious at all. I think if you believe too hard in a thing, it will happen because it is your thought that attract these bad things...
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@ET28LV (1895)
• Latvia
8 Mar 10
Yes I agree with you, if we really thought in mind that something bad can happen, and it happens. Need to think for positive things!
• Amman, Jordan
8 Mar 10
if you want to be good in life you must understand the people you may relate. this will be good to cloase between you and them have a good life.
@ET28LV (1895)
• Latvia
8 Mar 10
Yeah actually it is true.
8 Mar 10
I can be a little bit superstitious at times, not worried about black cats or anything like that but I won't walk under a ladder.
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@ET28LV (1895)
• Latvia
8 Mar 10
Sometimes need to be little bit superstitious :) Many people don't walk under a ladder on 13th Friday!
@Buchi_bulla (8299)
• India
8 Mar 10
I am superstitious to some extent. If somebody sneezes when I am going out, I will come back, sit for a while, drink some water and then go. Otherwise the work will not get over or I will face problems.
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@ET28LV (1895)
• Latvia
8 Mar 10
Well, in your response is much true!
@Lata_45 (219)
• India
8 Mar 10
well i am not at all superstitious...... the main reason behind this stufff and getting it real is BELIEF....... whatever u believe strongly it can happen. So better use this emotion in a positive way rather than negative. EVery thing is there in our mind, our mind power.... belief... Try it... YOu will understand it.......
@ET28LV (1895)
• Latvia
8 Mar 10
OK I will try thinking more positive things, yes i now the mind power is very strong, and all what we think is come to truth!
@Sreekala (22957)
• India
8 Mar 10
Hi ET28LV, If you believe in superstitious then it will create many problems for you. It only based on some beliefs and if you believe it strongly then it will happen with you. So try to change your attitude and be positive. Divert your mind from superstitions, if you can think that nothing bad will happen then it will be like that. I heard about the 13 number and relation with Friday from mylot only. I don’t believe 13 is a bad number, I born on this date only. Number 13 is normally lucky for me. Our faiths should make something useful for us, what is the necessity to call unnecessary problems by believing nonsense. So take a decision today itself, ‘I won’t be superstitious from tomorrow’. All the best.
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@ET28LV (1895)
• Latvia
8 Mar 10
Hello Sreekala! Yes superstition make many problems in my life, I believe for it very strongly. I try to think for positive things when next come 13th Friday. I'm not saying that the number 13 is bad, the 13th Friday is bad. Except if you born on 13th Friday, then it can be not so good. OK I need to live with the idea, that I do not believe in superstition.
• Philippines
8 Mar 10
Well my experience is funny. Last Friday the 13th, I was on my way to school and I saw a black cat. Well, my whole day was just fine. I actually believed black cat is a luck for me.
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@ET28LV (1895)
• Latvia
8 Mar 10
I just think you just lucky, or you are not believe to superstition so seriously!
@marianna45 (1400)
• Romania
8 Mar 10
Superstitions are born of fear in the unknown , to believe in superstition is a defense of the subconscious does not understand something. Generally superstitions are born inside the community without an excessive level of education and were perpetuated by centuries. You think number 13 is evil, the black cat brings bad luck, as if you spread salt mean arguing .... Let's face it,i believe in tradition and religion, but not superstitions.
@ET28LV (1895)
• Latvia
8 Mar 10
I can agree with you, superstitions fear really born with unknown things, and then we began to believe for it. And this superstitions fear from year to year traveling the world. I too believe religion, but on superstition too.
• Canada
8 Mar 10
If you go through the day all worried that something bad is going to happen, something bad probably will. It's a self-fulfilling prophecy. If you are all distracted waiting and looking for something bad to happen, you will be more likely to make silly mistakes. I do, however, believe in the rule of 3. That bad things come in groups of 3. If two bad things happen to me, I always look around for the third.
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@ET28LV (1895)
• Latvia
8 Mar 10
Yes I agree with you, need to think positive thoughts, we don't need wait when bad things happens. The 3rd rule is true, if something bad happens we look back, around and other bad things happens!