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What's the difference between superstition and religion? [closed]

Both are based on what people say and believe to, so is it a matter of faith?
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Why the difference is measured in the absolute units (but not for time)?

I am successful at asking challenging questions. My latest victory was to ask why does python language has a special type for the time difference? I am familiar with phisics a bit. I therefore ...
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How are 'proof of inexistence' and 'proof of impossibility of existence' different?

What is the difference between proof of inexistence (A) and proof of impossibility of existence (B)? Does A implies B? Does B implies A? I know that there is a scientific axiom that says 'proof lies ...
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What is the difference between Fact and Truth?

I'm curious about the difference between Fact and Truth. I was searching on the internet if I could find it. But still I'm confused about the exact meaning. I first read the forum discussion here Fact ...
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Difference between ‘determinism’ and ‘fatalism’

What is the difference between determinism and fatalism?
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Rationality in Eastern and Western Philosophy

I am aware of the way Western philosophers define rationality but I do not know whether Eastern philosophers define it. Are there any differences between the Eastern and Western philosophical ...
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How can one differentiate nonexistent entities?

How is it possible for things that do not exist to not be the same? How can one differentiate nonexistent entities? How can I know the difference between ghosts and werewolves if neither exist?