Literature Review Of Superstition

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REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE
Superstitions have been existed in our beliefs and culture for a long time and it has been an issue discussed along the years regarding the fact that it does not contain any element of reality. Superstition on the other hand is defined by Pershing (2015) as an irrational idea or belief originating from the ignorance or fear from the unknown. All superstition is one way or another linked to a concealed and unobserved energy and force prejudiced by some objects or human rituals. Additionally, Superstition in its expansive meanings also includes such matter issues as witchery, magic or sorcery. Even though none of these thoughts have in the least allotment behind this widespread certainty, the idea is so unfathomable entrenched that it has broaden to other cultures and even non-religious people. Other definitions of a superstitious belief included that certain occurrence happens or creatures exist without any real rational evidence or an excessively credulous belief in and reverence for supernatural beings. Superstitions had been around since the beginning of human consciousness and it has branched out into several fields of culture.
This component consists of relevant studies and literature from different authors and researchers. Thus, these gathered data and information were critically read and analyzed by the researchers one after the other to know the diverse perspectives related to the study.
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