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Food fallacies and superstitions

United States. Department of Agriculture. Radio Service

Food fallacies and superstitions

by United States. Department of Agriculture. Radio Service

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Published by United States Department of Agriculture, Office of Information, Radio Service in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Spinach,
  • Menus,
  • Planning,
  • Nutrition

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesHousekeepers" chat -- 12-13-29, Housekeepers" chat -- 12-13-29.
    ContributionsUnited States. Bureau of Home Economics
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 l. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25596355M
    OCLC/WorldCa869741761

      Given all of the world's scientific advancements, one might assume that old wives' tales have taken a backseat to logical thinking. But there's nothing logical about the superstitions spread throughout society—and because these mystic fallacies promise to ward off evil spirits and bring good fortune, people cling to them like : Morgan Greenwald. Provides an abbreviated survey of current beliefs and practices, which are traceable, for the most part, to primitive, and other symbolic origins and expressions. k Analyzes superstitions concerning birds, bees, human hair, snakes, marriage, pregnancy, food, dreams, disease, water and drowning, and numbers.4/5(1).

      Popular Food Superstitions, Explained. By The Editors of Women's Health. WH Editors. Halloween and all of its superstitions are upon us. And while I don’t believe in them per se, I. Superstitions are as old as the human race, and many of them revolve around food. Many of these beliefs make little sense and are born out of a fear for .

    Logical fallacy is a flaw in reasoning. Strong arguments are void of logical fallacies. Weak arguments tend to use logical fallacies to make them appear stronger. Logical fallacies are like tricks, illusions of thought. Politicians, media, and silver tongued deceivers will often use them in sneaky ways. Don't be fooled! 10 Elaborate Superstitions From Unlikely Places. But in fact, this attitude often makes us victims to one of the oldest fallacies in the book: Someone who believes in nothing can end up believing in anything. This is just one of several superstitions around the world that try to make up for the disgusting with a karmic balance.


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