“Superstition is a part of the very being of humanity; and when we fancy that we are banishing it…”

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“Superstition is a part of the very being of humanity; and when we fancy that we are banishing it altogether, it takes refuge in the strangest nooks and corners, and then suddenly comes forth again, as soon as it believes itself at all safe.”

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Maxims and Reflections

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