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The Evil Eye Bead Essay

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Abstract..............................................................................................................1

Introduction........................................................................................................1

Common sense about the evil eye bead.......................................................... ..3

The evil eye bead in term of axis of symetrey...................................................6

The evil eye bead in term of multiculturalism...................................................9

Conclusion........................................................................................................11

References........................................................................................................12

Appendix...........................................................................................................

ABSTRACT

This paper explores the evil eye bead, used by many cultures to provide protection from the evil eye,in tems of axis of symetry, multiculturalism and common sense. The evil eye bead is an object which has been developed because of the evil eye bead. Thus, this belief has been focused on this study owing to the relationship of it with the evil eye bead. In this paper, it is suggested that there are three shadows of the evil eye bead; anxiouty abouth death, speriority complex and mistrust to the poeople.In addition, it seen that the evil eye belief is common in the world and not only evil eye bead but also different methods have been used for the same purpose. Thus, the evil eye bead has become a multicultural object. The evil eye bead can protect people from the evil eye which is supposed to cause some problems effecting people' lives in a negative way is the general common sense about the evil eye bead in the societies or cultures in which the evil eye belief and the evil eye bead are common.

IntroductionThe evil eye bead is an object used by many cultures located in different regions in order to prevent the negative effects of the evil eye which is a belief that a person can harm you, your children, your house, your health and your life just by looking at you with envy and/or praising you. It is suggested that the evil eye has been around since the beginning of time and the origins of it has been based on Middle Eastern and Mediterranean. In the history, it is seen that many cultures have developed different kinds of methods to put down the effects of Evil Eye so far. Thus, the evil eye bead has been seen as one of those methods created owing to provide 'security', one of the needs of human beings.The evil eye bead has been seen as a cultural object belonging to Muslim societies, specifically Turks. However, the first Evil Eye bead was recorded in Mesopotamia about 5000 years ago in cuneiform on clay tablets and not only Muslim cultures but also other cultures such as Jewish, Christian, Buddhist and Hindu have had the figure...

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