Can anyone tell me anything about hauntings and ghost hauntings? I think I'm being haunted but I want to be sure before I talk to a psychologist or psychiatrist or something. Please get back to me ASAP.


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Ray Dart Profile
Ray Dart answered

I'm with (most of) the others. I don't believe in ghosts. There is no credible evidence for them.

I DO believe that things happen that cannot be easily explained. Add an over-active imagination to that, and you've got a "haunting".

I have seen things I can't explain (whilst perfectly sober :) ), but I seriously doubt there was anything spectral about them.

They make nice stories for late nights, though, and they probably get exaggerated in any re-telling too!

Nov Noveltman Profile
Nov Noveltman answered

Notice that certain things we tended to believe in as kids, we no longer believe in. Santa Claus. The Tooth Fairy. Monsters under the bed.

If we extrapolate, we understand that all the things we discovered didn't actually exist are supernatural.

Supernatural things are a figment of our imaginations. You can learn enough not to fear the unseen.

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Tom  Jackson
Tom Jackson commented
Santa Claus may not exist, but the principles behind the story do---the existence of something beyond our direct experience that sustains our existence.

And that's the problem with science when it's removed from philosophy----it dismisses everything it cannot prove to exist as simply non-existent.
Nov Noveltman
Nov Noveltman commented
Philosophy has its place, for sure. But while science remains grounded in the physical, all too many times the concepts in philosophy get a little out there. It's fine for Kant to muse on how best to approach life. It is not fine to mutilate the genitals of young boys and girls because your philosophy says your deity wants that done.

Not okay at all.
AnnNettie Paradise Profile

The concept of wicked spirit creatures with superhuman powers is taught in God’s Word, the Bible. Satan and the demons have the power to influence, harm, and communicate with humans. (Luke 8:27-33) They have studied human nature for thousands of years. They know how to play on human weaknesses. Yet, Jehovah is the almighty God—more powerful than the demons. He offers his strength and protection against “the machinations of the Devil.” (Ephesians 6:11-18) We need not have a morbid fear of the demons, for God promises: “ Therefore, subject yourselves to God; but oppose the Devil, and he will flee from you.” (James 4:7)

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