Do your throw salt over your shoulder, avoid walking under ladders or leave something behind for good luck when you move house? Do you ever wish on a star? Superstitions have been handed down from generation to generation from time immemorial. Here are some you may recognize and some which may be new to you.
Think of it this way - Astrology is the language of symbols just as a flag is a symbol of a country. The reality - it is a piece of cloth with a design but 1,000's have died for what symbolises - the nation, its people, its values et al. Same is true with the