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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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A majority of the population believes in the afterlife, and that encountering a ghost is possible. Non-believers have even changed their stance after experiencing unexplained paranormal phenomenon. Believing in ghosts is not illogical, and just because you can’t explain something doesn’t mean it isn’t real.
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Spirits have been documented in numerous world cultures

Ghosts, or spirits, are believed worldwide. In almost all cultures, the depictions of ghosts are seen in the same way; an invisible or translucent human-like figure that is believed to haunt places, objects, and sometimes, even people. Many cultures also have similar religious practices that involve the dead, such as exorcism and spiritualism.
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