Fascinating meanings of numbers around the world
Are you superstitious, or just a little-stitious?
Have you ever wondered why you always look at the clock at a certain time? Are you extra-cautious outside on Friday the 13th? Is there some number you always take as a good omen?
Over the course of hundreds of years, many people from all parts of the world have studied the significance of numbers, and have consequently assigned meaning to them—some good, some bad, and some seemingly redundantly. Pythagoras, the Greek philosopher and mathematician, went so far as to believe that numbers had souls and created the basis of the entire universe. In contemporary times, especially with the introduction of numerology, numbers still bear special meanings and associations across different cultures. Click through to check them out.
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