#3 Ghosts I - Ghosts are Fun

Spirit photograph by Frederick Hudson (c.1872) depicting Georgiana Houghton, child and spirit. Credit: College of Psychic Studies. Originally found here.

Spirit photograph by Frederick Hudson (c.1872) depicting Georgiana Houghton, child and spirit. Credit: College of Psychic Studies. Originally found here.

Do ghosts exist? Should a person believe in them? Whitney makes the case for ghosts; Dustyn is skeptical. The two go down the Rabbit Hole of Amazon’s HQ2. 

Main Resources

  1. Tiffanie Wen, “Why Do People Believe in Ghosts?” The Atlantic. 2014.

  2. Adam Boult, “Most Haunted team claim to have caught 'ghost' on camera - are you convinced?” The Telegraph. 2017.

  3. Michael Nees, “Hearing ghost voices relies on pseudoscience and fallibility of human perception.” The Conversation. 2015.

  4. David Corner, Summary of David Hume’s Of Miracles. Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy.

Further Reading

  1. David Hume,  "Of Miracles." An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding. 1777.

  2. Carl Sagan, The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark. Ballantine Books. 1996.

  3. Benjamin Radford, “Ghost-Hunting Mistakes: Science and Pseudoscience in Ghost Investigations.”  Skeptical Inquirer, Volume 34.6. 2010.

  4. Stefan Heck's Tweet on Tech Companies.