Folk Beliefs
Magic

Baby in Mirror

Pablo:

 

You shouldn’t put babies in front of the mirror.

 

They would get sick if you put them in front of the mirror.

 

I think that this is a distrust of technology. The same thing occurs in Feng Shui– it’s bad luck to put a mirror at the foot of your bed. I think it is a natural resistance to relatively new things, and the fear associated with seeing one’s reflection in a mirror.

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