Do Ghosts Really Exist?
by Daniel Garduno, age 10
Some people say they have had frightening experiences with what they think might be ghosts. This thought has troubled many people for decades, however one question stands: do ghosts exist and is there clear evidence for their existence?
People from all over the world have claimed experiences of paranormal activity. According to some people, ghosts are spirits that can interact with the living. These people say ghosts interact with those who are trying to reach them or show interest in them. People who believe in paranormal activity say you have to be very careful not to be manipulated and controlled by such spirits.
There are people who claim to have heard ghosts or seen ghost activity. But what does that mean? Objects may fall or move from where you put them, or you may hear weird noises and screams. Some even claim to see and capture pictures of blurry figures and shadows.
Many fantasize and enjoy the activity of spirits by watching tv and movies. Some also celebrate this weird activity during a national holiday in the fall. Halloween is a big holiday celebrated by many. The holiday encourages scary activity. Believers in the paranormal say that what people don't realize is that they can be consumed with bad energy from these events and that can result in future negative experiences.
“Evidence” of ghosts is tricky to understand because those who believe in spirits claim to have seen one in person, but scientists say it's impossible. However, scientists do understand why people may feel like they have had encounters with spirits.
While some people say ghosts do exist, there is not enough evidence to say that this is true.
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