Superstitions

By definition a superstition is, “a widely held but unjustified belief in supernatural causation leading to certain consequences of an action or event, or a practice based on such a belief,” according to google. Some may take superstitions very seriously and revolve around the idea of their superstition. Others take superstitions as a joking matter and remember  typical ones such as; a four leaf clover,breaking mirrors,black cats,etc.

Oxnard High School senior, Brandon ,says that he has experienced supernatural events, stating, “yeah I was laying down on my bed and my tv just turned on out of nowhere.” He says that he did not know what caused that to happen because he was the only one in the room at the time. Brandon also stated that he believes in “Karma.” “yeah dude I believe that if I just do something bad, then something bad may happen, but it also goes the other way around. If I do something god now I will get something good in return.”

Others like Sean Cuenca,senior at Oxnard High School, says that he has culture has superstitions, “ Yeah there’s like witches that exist. There’s like this thing called ,duenos, and they control people.” He also said that his grandmother’s brother had also experienced some supernatural event too.”It was my grandma’s brother and this other chick and they saw these two little kids that seemed to be floating with no legs, one a boy and a girl, they were holding a chest that looked like it had gold or money inside. My grandma’s brother and the other girl went to go see what the two little kids were doing,when they turned the corner on a building they disappeared.”

Others like Fernando Jimenez say that superstitions don’t exist, “ Yeah I don’t see what’s the big deal in everyone’s head, they make up something that not real and add that to their reality.”Fernando had stated that he has had a reasonable explanation for everything that has happened to him.” You just have to see that things happen to people that may not be expected and as individual everyone should recognize that anything can happen to anyone.”

Superstitions are believed upon and sometimes are taken to a serious point,others do not think about it too much and just go about their day like anyone else. Superstitions have been around mankind for the longest. Some may use their superstitions to explain of certain happenings that occur. Although no one can truly conducted an experiment to see how superstitions work, anything can happen to anyone