*this week on SCIENCE!, we will cover a much more controversial topic-the supernatural!*
Also inspired from BuzzFeed Unsolved because their supernatural videos are very creepy and great, especially when they actually visit the supposedly haunted area!
Check these out if ya want!
and finally, the one I watched at midnight…
Now, onto ghosts!
Onto a specific debate on debate.org (here’s the link so you can see what people said for yourself: http://www.debate.org/opinions/are-ghosts-real), was perfectly balanced at 50-50. Also, it’s been recorded by a survey that almost half of Americans believe in ghosts-which means that believers ARE NOT in the majority as opposed to believing in aliens. We will talk about this later, but first let’s talk about evidence that maybe supports the existence of ghosts.
My point of view on this personally is that I think ghosts/the supernatural is a real thing, mainly because I think, like I mentioned in yesterday’s post, there is a lot we don’t know and there could very well be some kind of limbo in between death and living that isn’t being a zombie! Even if ghost-sightings are total BS, I still think there is at least a possibility at the supernatural. It’s such a fascinating, creepy, mysterious thing-if there are no answers, you can wonder, can’t you?
Man, there is a lot to cover about this! This will be fun.
On http://www.livescience.com/26697-are-ghosts-real.html, author Benjamin Radford writes, “Personal experience is one thing, but scientific evidence is another matter. Part of the difficulty in investigating ghosts is that there is not one universally agreed-upon definition of what a ghost is. Some believe that they are spirits of the dead who for whatever reason get “lost” on their way to The Other Side; others claim that ghosts are instead telepathic entities projected into the world from our minds… Ghost hunters use many creative (and dubious) methods to detect the spirits’ presences, often including psychics. Virtually all ghost hunters claim to be scientific, and most give that appearance because they use high-tech scientific equipment such as Geiger counters, electromagnetic field (EMF) detectors, ion detectors, infrared cameras and sensitive microphones. Yet none of this equipment has ever been shown to actually detect ghosts…” He continues by writing about how some people believe we may just not have the right technology to actually detect ghosts, but then others argue, “If they do exist, then we would have hard evidence of their existence.”
Everything cancels everything else out, and that’s why we still don’t have an answer. Every idea presented is only partially debunked by a particular party, leaving everyone with only an opinion and not a true answer.
Another idea covered in the article is bringing about the fact that some believe in ghosts because of something Albert Einstein had said: Energy cannot be created or destroyed but only change form. But physics respond to that by explaining that no bodily energy stays around after death, at least not detected as of yet.
But this still leaves unanswered questions, as many claim to have seen/came in contact with a ghost! Was it their mind tripping, or was it potentially something else?
Let’s dive into other opinions on this!
One believer writes on debate.org: “I’ve heard distinct voices with no one around and the voice was definitely from the immediate area. One time I distinctly heard a little girl say “HI” right behind me but there was no one else in the building and certainly no children. Me and several of my friends watched a clock detach itself from the wall, hover in mid air for well over a second and land a good 5 feet out from the wall. We did everything we could to recreate it and we couldn’t even make it fall off of the wall let alone do what we saw it do.”
One non-believer writes in response: ‘”One of my friends told me “insert spooky story” Yes… They told you a story… And? If you were not there to witness it, and all the proof is a simple story, what gives you the reason to believe the story? And maybe it did happen, but the friends could have altered the story in some way. The human brain might change the way you remember the story, causing it to be probably completely different from what REALLY happened.”
So, at the day, NOBODY KNOWS WHAT THE ANSWER IS!
*and, for now, the mystery of whether or not ghosts really exist remains UNSOLVED.*
Tell me what you think in the comments!
Do you think ghosts/the supernatural exist(s)?
ALRIGHT, NOW OTHER STUFFS!
Oh Wonder’s new album Ultralife is coming out very soon and I’M SO EXCITED OH MY!!!!
I am so obsessed with it’s first two singles, Ultralife and Lifetimes, they are so amazing, I love them. I feel like this new album has a much more colorful vibe playing through the songs, and I love that.
Seriously, I’m planning on ordering a signed LP of the album on the merch store-since they aren’t that popular, it’s a steal for one of my favorite music duos ever, so that’s amazing.
Oh Wonder is just great stuff to me.
IN OTHER NEWS…
I’m pretty obviously out of writer’s block, HURRAH!
Not just for the blog, but I’ve been writing songs like crazy. Song names are “third”, “without a moon”, “drunk”, and “to jupiter” all in the span of 5 days. I’m proud of myself!
As to whether I’m going to post them, “third” is a 100% no, but i’m not sure of any of the others.
I’m out of things to write about now….
Hope you enjoyed this post covering a load of stuff!
Have wonderful lives.
*now i’m just not doing my theatrical pieces out of laziness. sowwy.*