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There is wind where the rose was,
Cold rain where sweet grass was,
And clouds like sheep
Stream o'er the steep
Grey skies where the lark was.
Nought warm where your hand was,
Nought gold where your hair was,
But phantom, forlorn,
Beneath the thorn,
Your ghost where your face was.
Cold wind where your voice was,
Tears, tears where my heart was,
And ever with me,
Child, ever with me,
Silence where hope was.
November by Walter de la Mare
Ghosts: More science than superstition?
Many people today do not think ghosts exist.
I've seen and talked to a ghost twice in my life. It wasn't a scary experience -- nothing like in Hollywood movies -- but I can't explain what happened, except that I was talking to a dead person.
With that said, there are 3 different 'types' of ghosts.
One is what is called a 'tape'. That is, it is a magnetic image that the environment (normally stone) is holding and projecting. These types of ghosts function the same way a cassette tape does. These are not dead people, but pictures or sounds from the past. Normally, if they are images, they stand in one place and do not talk or move. Stories about them normally start "when conditions are right...."
The second is what is called 'free-roaming energy' or fetch. These are what make poltergeists and the ghosts that can move objects. These are also not dead people, but kinetic energy. The best example of this is the Winchester House in California, USA. It is considered one of the most haunted houses in the world and is full of fetch. What can happen in the Winchester House is truly terrifying.
The third type of ghost is a spirit outside of its body. It doesn't matter if the body is alive or dead. You can see the spirits of both living and dead people. These are the ones we normally think of when we say 'ghost', and this is the type I've talked to.
To me, all three of these types of ghosts make logical, scientific sense and are based in scientific fact, not in superstition.
Have you ever seen, heard or met any of these three types of ghosts like I have?