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Do You Believe in Ghosts?

Author Howard Norman’s latest novel features a ghost, but it’s not the usual kind. In this interview, he shares his views about spirits, creativity, and the lastingness of love. Read More

Demonic Spirits

"Ghosts are nothing but demonic spirits impersinating
dead folk.

You're kidding, right?

Unless you believe in demonic spirits. Which doesn't seem very likely to me.

Religious fanatics and bible

Religious fanatics and bible thumpers have a simple explanation for everything...

...that's usually either ridiculous or just plain wrong.

Honestly I don't believe in

Honestly I don't believe in ghost, yeah but I heard something about them, I heard then in our world between us they have their own world and they are staying with us but we can's see them but, at some proper time and date or some special day like full moon night or at dark night when the time is hard that time you can feel them, nothing else and I heard many cases about ghost and unfortunately its was either at full moon night or dark night.

Unreliable accounts

Hearing cases of ghost appearances? That's just unreliable second-or-third hand anecdotal evidence. Mankind has always seen scary things in the dark.

Yes, ghost stories are just

Yes, ghost stories are just stories.

But, experiences with the paranormal are a different thing. They are always very personal and unprovable, leaving little or no evidence.

The experiencer is always left wondering if it was real.

The only way to know is to have an open mind and if you do experience something, don't plan on anyone believing you.

I'm an Engineer -- very

I'm an Engineer -- very practical and scientific in my thinking.

But, in spite of my skeptical take on the supernatural, I have experienced too many strange and difficult to explain to maintain my complete skepticism.

At this point, I believe there is something more to this Universe, I don't know what it is, but it looks like its there nonetheless.


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Susan K. Perry, Ph.D., is a social psychologist and author. Her current focus is on the creative aspects of rationality and atheism.


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