Smashing Superstitions – A Way to Divide

  Part of an ongoing series. See also part one “An Introduction to Personal Mythology“, and part 2 “Even Pigeons Can Do It“. As I alluded to in earlier pieces in this series, superstition often originates from an idea or learning that has some kind of utilitarian or practical purpose.These superstitions often owe their existence to one of two scenarios: 1. A utilitarian or practical reason for the...

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Smashing Superstitions – Even Pigeons Can Do It

  Continued from Smashing Superstitions – An Introduction to Personal Mythology. Our superstitious nature is not a man-made behaviour. In fact, superstitious behaviours may well be a contributing factor in humanity’s success as a species. One may ask how throwing salt over their left shoulder or shunning the number 13 could do such a thing, but instead of looking at individual cases of superstitious behaviour, we must instead,...

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Smashing Superstitions – An Introduction to Personal Mythology

  We all have our quirks and eccentricities. Depending upon our upbringing, our education, our societies, interests and influence, we all take on-board different habits, and perform rituals, whether they be the order that we do things in the morning while readying ourselves for work, or more structured rituals like the ones performed in religious ceremonies. The attributes help to shape us as individuals, and make us the people we are. Of...

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Imaginary Friends Show #155.8

  Dan Arel, Religious Tourist and Emily Deitle and I join Jake to talk about the recent revelation that the Jesus ┬ámyth was made up by the Romans to pacify the poor and bring them together. Enjoy!   Download MP3 here. Subscribe to the Imaginary Friends Show podcast on iTunes here. VN:F [1.9.22_1171]please wait...Rating: 0.0/10 (0 votes...

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