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It's easy to roll our eyes at the ludicrous things people still somehow believe.

For instance, the earth is flat, or the moon landing never happened.

All of which are nothing more than sensational conspiracy theories with no facts to back them up.

That being said, even those who laugh at others for believing ludicrous things often still believe a conspiracy theory or two of their own.

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Little boy peeking through a crack
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"Don't step on a crack or you'll break your mother's back".

"If you make too many funny faces, they'll eventually get stuck."

"Watching too much TV can make your eyes fall out."

Three of the many superstitions parents, teachers, and other authoritative adults tell children in hopes of getting them to behave.

It doesn't take long for children to realize that these are all merely myths.

This doesn't mean that there aren't plenty of well-educated adults who still believe silly myths like these.

In spite of bountiful scientific evidence, not to mention common sense, some people remain convinced that superstitions and folklore, no doubt meant to frighten or entertain, are actually based in reality.

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Confused man
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There's an endless supply of knowledge in the world, and we're bound to get some of it wrong.

But it sure is annoying when a person continues to believe false knowledge after it's been disproven.

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Organized religion is somewhat targeted by the lack of scientific evidence surrounding it.

But, regardless of one's stance, the lack of any conventional evidence behind it is also what makes it beautiful.

That people don't need proof of some sort of higher power, all they need is their faith that it exists.

Of course, unequivocally believing in something despite no significant evidence can also be dangerous, as that is more or less how conspiracy theories are born.

As a result, the things people choose to believe or believe in, despite having nothing to back it up, can be a hilarious, terrifying, and completely eclectic collection.

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People Dispel Common Survival Myths That Could Get You Killed
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We are living in an age where misinformation is readily accessible and is wrongly implemented to disastrous effect.

Specifically harmful are the ones that entail spurious tips on how to survive in moments of peril.

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