There's also a lot of folly, superstition and craziness, but I like to concentrate on the energy and resilience aspect of it.
While liberation from superstition and autocratic oppression is the great legacy of the Enlightenment, to perpetuate the repression of all spiritual expression in the name of reason is to continue to deny our innate being.
It's a Hoodoo tale, which means it features the peculiar magical practices that combine voodoo with Louisiana black arts culled from Tahiti, Native American, and slave superstition .
We have become conditioned to expect certain things in a genre film, and anyone who comes at this one expecting big scares could easily miss its philosophical questioning of superstition and religion, and find himself or herself bored.
On the one hand it was a repository for formalized superstition ; on the other it stood ready for interpretational abuse in criminology, eugenics, ethnography, and the construction of racial stereotypes.
The document further calls on government departments to make a finer distinction between religion and superstition so that people can worship religion without interference.
Reason has not, and will not, ever completely displace man's belief in the unknown, be it in religion or superstition .
she touched her locket for luck, a superstition she had had since childhood
He also claimed that Philosophy alone douses the flames of superstition .
You'd say what seems to be on the rise is not art or science, but religion and the medievalism of superstition and the tyranny of who owns whose soul and the soul of what nation.