Vonnegut demonstrates this using sensitive topics such as Science and Religion.
Even in large cities and towns these people have a very large following. They also indulge in many kinds of anti-social and criminal activities as they easily get political protection and patronage. It has come down to us from the ancient time. Featured Essays; Duck Blind Lessons. This can be related to the car thief of the blind man near the beginning of the novel.
They have their roots in ignorance, blind faith, fear of the unknown, lack of scientific spirit and complexes.
Though we are in the 21st century, there are still many superstitions in India.