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Are ghosts real? Show more Show less
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Do ghosts exist? A surprising number of people believe in ghosts, or have reported experiencing paranormal phenomenon. The depiction of ghosts and spirits date back to ancient times, and are seen in almost all cultures around the world. But with new technology and advancements in science, there are a number of logical explanations for ghostly encounters. What do you think? Are people really able to make contact with the dead? Or is it all psychological phenomenon?

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The belief in ghosts stems from psychological factors. Many people want to believe that ghosts exist, or that there is an afterlife. The logical explanations for “ghost encounters” include feeling a “presence” from pulsed magnetic fields, hallucinations from toxins, or sleep paralysis. The existence of ghosts is illogical; many people just like being scared.
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Hallucinations may cause people to believe they have seen a ghost

Hallucinations are common occurrences that cause people to believe they have seen a ghost. The toxins released from carbon monoxide poisoning has physiological effects, which can make people believe that their house is haunted, Sleep paralysis is also a common occurrence that causes hallucinations, leading people to believe that they have seen or felt a ghost.
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