Spotlight 9. Superstitions. Предрассудки и убеждения.
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Spotlight 9. Superstitions. Предрассудки и убеждения.

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14.09.2021
Spotlight 9. Superstitions. Предрассудки и убеждения.
Superstitions. Предрассудки и убеждения. 9 класс. Spotlight..pptx

Superstitions Irrational beliefs or cultural mores

Superstitions Irrational beliefs or cultural mores

Superstitions Irrational beliefs or cultural mores

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Contents: 1. The meaning of the word

Contents: 1. The meaning of the word



Contents:
1. The meaning of the word Superstition
2. The most popular and interesting beliefs
3. Superstitions in different countries
4. The origins of common superstitions
5. Conclusion

The meaning of the word Superstition

The meaning of the word Superstition

The meaning of the word Superstition

To medieval scholars the word was applied to and beliefs outside of or in opposition to

To medieval scholars the word was applied to and beliefs outside of or in opposition to

To medieval scholars the word was applied to and beliefs outside of or in opposition to Christianity;
today it is applied to conceptions without foundation in, or in contravention of, scientific and logical knowledge.

Superstition, as of today´s understanding, is thought to derive from the both meanings of

Superstition, as of today´s understanding, is thought to derive from the both meanings of

Superstition, as of today´s understanding, is thought to derive from the both meanings of Latin “superstes” composed on
super (over, beyond) and
sto (to stand):
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belief that stands outside the bounds of clerical religion

Many superstitions can be prompted by misunderstanding of causality or statistics

Many superstitions can be prompted by misunderstanding of causality or statistics

Many superstitions can be prompted

by misunderstanding of causality or statistics.
“folk beliefs”.
a result of misinterpreting correlations as causes
- urban legends.

Many extant superstitions are said to have originated during the plagues that swept through

Many extant superstitions are said to have originated during the plagues that swept through

Many extant superstitions are said to have originated during the plagues that swept through Europe.

The Roman Catholic Church considers superstition to be sinful in the sense that it denotes a lack of trust in the divine providence of

The Roman Catholic Church considers superstition to be sinful in the sense that it denotes a lack of trust in the divine providence of

The Roman Catholic Church considers superstition to be sinful in the sense that it denotes a lack of trust in the divine providence of God

Yes, we are what we think …our world and the people around us behave the way we expect them to …

Yes, we are what we think …our world and the people around us behave the way we expect them to …

Yes, we are what we think…our world and the people around us behave the way we expect them to… While as a species, some beliefs are common to us all – many core beliefs and attitudes, like our superstitions, tend to be culturally-based. In fact our superstitions tend to define growth and evolution within our cultural frameworks.

Our superstitions say a lot about who we are, how we feel and how we think about our world

Our superstitions say a lot about who we are, how we feel and how we think about our world

Our superstitions say a lot about who we are, how we feel and how we think about our world. Those who choose to believe, find their world delivering what they expect…and those who don´t, are not affected.

The most popular and interesting beliefs

The most popular and interesting beliefs

The most popular and interesting beliefs

Knock of wood When you mention how good things are, or how successfully things have been, knock with your hand on wood

Knock of wood When you mention how good things are, or how successfully things have been, knock with your hand on wood

3. Knock of wood

When you mention how good things are, or how successfully things have been, knock with your hand on wood.

…..means bad luck, having a quarrel

Throwing water When someone leaves the house, for travel, for instance, the one that is left behind throws some water, outside the house in the…

Throwing water When someone leaves the house, for travel, for instance, the one that is left behind throws some water, outside the house in the…

2. Throwing water

When someone leaves the house, for travel, for instance, the one that is left behind throws some water, outside the house in the direction of the person.

Black cat Seeing a black cat in the street, means bad luck…

Black cat Seeing a black cat in the street, means bad luck…

4. Black cat

Seeing a black cat in the
street, means bad luck….
In England a black cat
crossing your path is lucky.






When you sit at the corner of the table you will never marry.

Wedding ring One should never hand over a wedding ring directly to some else

Wedding ring One should never hand over a wedding ring directly to some else

6. Wedding ring

One should never hand over a wedding ring directly to some else. At first one should put the ring at the table so the other person can pick it up. Similar to this, before the wedding no one should try the ring neither bride nor someone else.

Travelling If you travel you should not turn half way; even when you forget something

Travelling If you travel you should not turn half way; even when you forget something

7. Travelling

If you travel you should not turn half way; even when you forget something.

Opening an umbrella Never open an umbrella in the house

Opening an umbrella Never open an umbrella in the house

8. Opening an umbrella

Never open an umbrella in the house.

Sit down before departure Before leaving, beginning a travel, the person has to sit down

Sit down before departure Before leaving, beginning a travel, the person has to sit down

9. Sit down before departure

Before leaving, beginning a travel, the person has to sit down.

Present with something sharp

Present with something sharp

10. Present with something sharp

It is not good to give a present that contains something sharp, like a fork or a knife.

Friday the 13th superstition

Friday the 13th superstition

Friday the 13th superstition

Friday the 13th superstitions are among the most pervasive of all bad-luck beliefs. On this day, many people believe bad things are bound to happen, and any luck is bad luck.

Learning about the history and evolution of

Learning about the history and evolution of

…Learning about the history and evolution of Friday the 13th may relive people and allow them to face their phobia (known scientifically as paraskevidekatriaphobia).

Why 13? Numerology has strong pagan and

Why 13? Numerology has strong pagan and

Why 13?

Numerology has strong pagan and Christian traditions as well. In early pagan rituals, 13 was a powerful feminine number, linked to the lunar calendar. Pagans traditionally honoured the 13 lunar cycles each years.

It has been suggested that 13 is an “unlucky” number because

It has been suggested that 13 is an “unlucky” number because

It has been suggested that 13 is an “unlucky” number because Christianity has sought to distance itself from pagan traditions and ostracize the followers thereof….

In France, Italy, Spain, probably

In France, Italy, Spain, probably

In France, Italy, Spain, probably Portugal too 13 is actually a lucky number. Interesting that in Italian culture, the number 17 is their 13. It comes from the Roman numeral XVII, which anagrammed becomes VIXI, Latin for “I lived”, the implied meaning being “my life is now over”.

Why Friday? Throughout history, humans have divided time into segments to be tracked and noted

Why Friday? Throughout history, humans have divided time into segments to be tracked and noted

Why Friday?

Throughout history,
humans have divided time
into segments to be tracked
and noted. The Western
calendar in its modern form
has its origins in ancient
lunar calendars, with
approximately 30 days.
These days were divided
into 7-day blocks with
named days.

Noah´s flood started on a Friday, and

Noah´s flood started on a Friday, and

Noah´s flood started on a Friday, and Christ was crucified on a Good Friday. Christians also noted that twelve witches plus one devil are present at Satanic ceremonies so Friday and 13 make a deadly combination. Friday was traditionally feared as a day of doom.

As the unlucky association with

As the unlucky association with

As the unlucky association with Friday continued, many people refused to do certain tasks on this day. European ships avoided launching on Fridays, and public hangings in Great Britain were held on Fridays. Today, many people in the Western world still hesitate to invite bad luck on Friday the 13th by avoiding driving, eating our or hosting a party.

Too often we are superstitious and interpret signs in negative of hostile ways

Too often we are superstitious and interpret signs in negative of hostile ways

….Too often we are superstitious and interpret signs in negative of hostile ways. Because we don´t believe in ourselves, we tend to think that fate is against us.

But life isn´t for us or against us

But life isn´t for us or against us

But life isn´t for us or against us. If we are attentive, we will see many signs of promise during each day. Signs of promise, signs of goodness, signs of beauty. And if we trust ourselves and our Higher Power, we will know how to interpret the world and use it to do good.

One thing we are leaning to be sure of – in this world of signs, we are not alone

One thing we are leaning to be sure of – in this world of signs, we are not alone

One thing we are leaning to be sure of – in this world of signs, we are not alone.
I don´t want to believe in a hostile fate. The world is good and I am finding my way in it by being patient and learning to read the signs.

Information sources . dpwilson@uarl

Information sources . dpwilson@uarl

Information sources



.dpwilson@uarl.edu
.http://www.life123.com/holidays/halloween/superstitions/chinese-.superstitions.shtmlhttp://www.pitt.edu/~dash/superstition.html
.http://www.falkor.org/relax/superstitions.htm
.http://www.life123.com/holidays/halloween/superstitions/friday-the-13th-superstition.shtml
.http://wiki.ask.com/Japanese_superstition


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