Ghost Hunting For Thrills is Tactless And Cruel

This is an excellent article and a must read for any paranormal investigator or amateur ghost hunter.

The Search For Life After Death

It’s October!  There’s a beautiful sense of withdrawing as the nights become longer and the trees give up their green for gold.  For thousands of years, this was celebrated as the time when the veil between the worlds was thinnest and communication with the dead was possible.   We continue this tradition through the modern holiday of Halloween and with it, all that represents our dark affection for all things paranormal.  Unfortunately, October is also the month that paranormal and ghost hunting shows are at their zenith, and a new crop of so-called ‘ghost hunters’ appear each year, parroting the awful techniques they see on television.  For some, ghosts are something to be exploited for thrills and YouTube hits.  Well, I think it’s time I finally put my two cents in about it.

I discovered ghost hunting long before cable television was filled with paranormal reality television shows. Digital cameras were still new on the market, and I was…

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Published by Jazzi Ryan Ranes

Disseminator of anomalous information. Curator of Letters, Word Maker, Poet, Freethinker.

One thought on “Ghost Hunting For Thrills is Tactless And Cruel

  1. I agree. I’m not fond of the term “ghost hunter” either. I prefer “paranormal investigator.” I like writing about spirits because I am inspired by them. In talking about the spirits, I am trying to figure out my own life journey and where I fit in the bigger picture. The Universe is full of mystery and we should explore it.


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