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Writers were happy to note the superstition, either to goose it along or knock it down.
THE WINGS OF WAR: SOME PEOPLE BELIEVED CICADAS CARRIED A DIRE WARNINGJOHN KELLYMAY 31, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The problem is that our government sometimes wobbles between science and superstition.
HOW TO CONQUER COVID-19 AMID A CONFEDERACY OF DUNCES - ISSUE 99: UNIVERSALITYERIC TOPOL & ABRAHAM VERGHESEAPRIL 7, 2021NAUTILUS
I believe that in America it’s very similar, except we’re not wobbling between science and superstition, but between science and suspicion, fueled by social media.
HOW TO CONQUER COVID-19 AMID A CONFEDERACY OF DUNCES - ISSUE 99: UNIVERSALITYERIC TOPOL & ABRAHAM VERGHESEAPRIL 7, 2021NAUTILUS
Though I don’t follow many superstitions, I definitely won’t cut my hair.
THE COMFORT OF A LUNAR NEW YEAR IN ISOLATIONBETH NGUYENFEBRUARY 11, 2021TIME
It helps that baseball has always been a sport of strange superstitions, with no clock and long odds — where you never know if you’ll connect with the incoming fastball, but you swing anyway.
HOW THREE MINOR LEAGUE TEAMS SAVED HOMETOWN BASEBALLNICK FOURIEZOSFEBRUARY 3, 2021OZY
They were, it’s universally assumed, the Dark Ages—a time of superstition, when physicians floundered in the face of a pandemic and leaders scorned scientific expertise.
THE IDEA OF THE 'DARK AGES' IS A MYTH. HERE'S WHY MEDIEVAL SCIENTIFIC PROGRESS STILL MATTERSSEB FALKNOVEMBER 17, 2020TIME
It is beyond the comprehension of any man not blinded by superstition, not warped by prejudice and old-time convention.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
I see no infinite goodness here, but only the infinite foolishness of sentimental superstition.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
Buchanan the historian was, from his learning, thought in his days of superstition to be a wizard.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
I believe that from the beginning of time the misery of the world has been caused by the superstition that love was all.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SUPERSTITION

  • adage
  • belief
  • custom
  • doctrine
  • enlightenment
  • erudition
  • experience
  • fable
  • folklore
  • information
  • knowledge
  • learning
  • legend
  • letters
  • myth
  • mythology
  • saga
  • saw
  • saying
  • scholarship
  • science
  • superstition
  • tale
  • teaching
  • tradition
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