Originally posted by comecloser
reply to post by iamcamouflage
May I ask you why you are that upset about how others think/feel about ghosts ....does this topic scares you ?
Yup you guessed it. The idea of ‘ghosts’ scares me so I suggest looking at the topic from a rational, scientific viewpoint. Did you read any of
my posts? I am open to the idea that what people are seeing are ghosts, but as far as I can tell there is not one shred of evidence to prove that
they are in fact ghosts and not some other quantum event or something else that has yet to be hypothesized.
I just find it to be very narrow minded to assume that these events are ghosts or the spirits of dead humans when there is not any evidence to prove
that they are.
I would love for aliens to be real and have had visited this planet. The implications of such a thing are mind blowing (as they would be for the
existence of ghosts). The math behind the size of the universe says that there should be life elsewhere. But as of right now the only 'evidence' we
have for the existence of aliens is eye witness accounts and other circumstantial claims and evidence. In my opinion, this is not enough evidence for
proof that aliens have or are currently visiting this planet. So, the alien phenomenon could be aliens (one hypothesis) or it could be the government,
or it could be some other quantum phenomenon or again it could be some other explanation. We just don’t have enough evidence to say which one, if
any of the proposed hypotheses are true.
Same thing holds for the existence of ghosts. Lots of eye witness accounts and other vague circumstantial evidence but nothing even close to proof.
I have been polite to all posters I have responded to and I have not questioned whether or not they have seen something strange. I have not belittled
anyone for their claiming to have seen something, I have only asked what leads them to believe what they are seeing are ghosts and if anything I have
gotten rude responses. That I'm not educated, or that I need to read up on ghosts (yet no one will provide any links to scientific data or studies)
or that I am unable or unwilling to know why or that I'm trolling or that I'm scared of ghosts. I am only trying to deny ignorance, the mantra of
this site. If people want to believe things without evidence, fine but don’t act holier than thou and bask in secret knowledge of the after life,
while at the same time feeling it is below them to provide any data that is relevant.
But if you want to take all my posts and hypotheses and attempts to look at this phenomenon from a scientific and rational viewpoint, and sum them all
up into, me being afraid of ghosts, so be it. Your attempts to belittle me only reflect upon yourself.
It could be said that those who believe in ghosts without evidence are scared to research this phenomenon any further, as it may lead to a truth that
does not fit their belief. Thus collapsing their vision of the after-life and destroying their ego driven ability to dismiss and tower above all who
don’t believe as not being open to phenomenon that cannot be tested by traditional science. Of course I wouldn’t say this because I do not wish
to insult people; I only wish to see a scientific discussion of this topic.
Science may have its short comings but it’s currently the best system we have for unraveling the mysteries of the universe. Science may not be
perfect but it has long surpassed blind faith and unreasoned belief as a better form of learning and reasoning. People are free to believe what ever
they want but to tout belief as science is insulting. They are two completely separate concepts, one is speculation and the other validates that