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Letters on the truths contained in popular superstitions

Herbert Mayo

Letters on the truths contained in popular superstitions

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Published by J. D. Sauerlænder; [etc.,etc.] in Frankfort o/M .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Superstition,
  • Hallucinations and illusions

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Herbert Mayo, M. D.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF1775 .M3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 152 p.
    Number of Pages152
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6291157M
    LC Control Number33016701
    OCLC/WorldCa759680

    The right-hand panel presents a hellscape of tortured figures lit by fiery explosions. Bosch’s work has always struck me as ironic: serious but still poking fun at established superstitions via his outlandish and clever exaggerations of the horrors of hell and the spiritual warfare his Church claimed was an .   T HE great majority of our superstitions had their birth in attempts to interpret natural phenomena from erroneous ideas which consist of fancies suggested by the imagination. In other words, most superstitions are attempted short cuts to explain phenomena while omitting natural causation. The average man loves superstition, loves the fictitious, both loves and fears the supernatural and is.


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