Superstition

13 Feb ’15 ~ QofDay ~ SUPERSTITION

Friday the 13th is only bad luck if you choose it to be.
How do you handle superstitions?

I like the definition:

“A superstition is only a superstition, when it is not a superstition.”

In other words, if you can acknowledge that the belief has little or no ground in reality, then it is not a superstition, it is only when you believe it to be a truth (when in reality it isn’t) that it is a superstition.

And I acknowledge all the truth in what Bhatta says, confidence is most important in performance. How we come by that confidence is in one sense irrelevant – it is the confidence that works. So belief does improve performance in this sense.

About Ted Howard NZ

Seems like I might be a cancer survivor. Thinking about the systemic incentives within the world we find ourselves in, and how we might adjust them to provide an environment that supports everyone (no exceptions) - see www.tedhowardnz.com/money
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