Historical beliefs

Believer or skeptic, how methods of spiritual communication came about is an interesting subject. Here we look at beliefs of days gone by and the methods used to protect or communicate.

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Every profession has its superstitions

Posted by Atticus on Monday, February 14, 2011, In : Superstitions 

People of many professions have their own superstitions. Most likely, they did not appear from scratch.

Doctors, for example, try not to exchange their night duties. If they do, they will have a tough night, they say. They also try not to have sex the day before the night duty. There is nothing funny about it because people usually get relaxed and become less attentive after sex.

Surgeons have plenty of superstitious beliefs. For example, a surgeon will never operate their relative or a lov...

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Theater Superstitions (in collaboration with 'The RiPA Theater Project')

Posted by RiPA Rep on Wednesday, February 10, 2010, In : Superstitions 

“Actors and actresses make magic. They make things happen onstage. They invent. They create.”

Anne Rice, The Vampire Lestat

Actors are usually considered superstitious people. In a world where the slightest mistake can spell disaster and the lines between reality and fantasy blur, it’s not hard to see why.

With so many superstitions allocated to the performances, the plot and the thespians, is it any wonder why theaters hold a certain magical aura.

So what are some of these superstit...

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