Believing In Ghosts But Not Religion? Let's Discuss

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Travis Hedglin's picture
I am not sure I can agree

I am not sure I can agree that this explanation is actually plausible, as "rifts" in space-time would have far more major consequences than just people seeing things in a parallel universe. It would require an enormous amount of exotic matter with a negative energy density, which would cause a distinguishing non orthogonal quantum state and problems distinguishing proper and improper mixtures. Accordingly, a destructive positive feedback loop of virtual particles would form, circulating through such a rift, and would not be averted.

In other words, something akin to either a white or black hole(depending on the total energy state of the parallel universe) would likely form.

So, I disagree.

science's picture
An intelligent sophisticated

An intelligent sophisticated answer for something that is pure, unadulterated nonsense! It's the gullibility of people ( usually theists) that WANT to see, or believe in these things, in addition to the massive drug culture that we have on this planet, which in addition to theism, is another MAJOR reason why this world is so f@#$%d up!!

Neighbourhood0's picture
Still related in parallel

Still related in parallel universe theory. I also believe that some places have this what you call soft spots where part of the history glitch in this area. And anytime in history those people glitch in this soft spots and heard you but they just didn't know where the sound came from.

Travis Hedglin's picture
"Still related in parallel

"Still related in parallel universe theory."

I'm sorry that an actual answer fielded by someone well-educated in the subject of the kind of physics you are attempting to appeal to is something you find to be unsatisfactory. I suppose I will have to put you on the list of people who didn't like the answers science provides, I do so hope you get along with Deepak Chopra and Kent Ham.

"I also believe that some places have this what you call soft spots where part of the history glitch in this area. And anytime in history those people glitch in this soft spots and heard you but they just didn't know where the sound came from."

Nice claim you have there, be a shame if anything were to happen to it. I get the feeling that pretty much any answer I give from the fields of physics or quantum mechanics is unlikely to make much of a difference in your belief, so I won't bother telling you how unscientific or ludicrous it is. May your faith sustain you.

Stu. K.'s picture
Why thank you for your input

Why thank you for your input Kata, you are correct indeed. That plumbing story was grade A also :D. When you said "People can sleepwalk for years and ever their partners don't know". You are correct, but it doesn't quite mean that that DID happen..? Explanations do not necessarily mean they are correct. Even though I only believe in ghosts a few percent now, we shall never know who is right :O

Kataclismic's picture
It doesn't mean it DID happen

It doesn't mean it DID happen but the methods for determining WHAT actually happened are impossible and the speculation that we attribute to it now is pointless. I am convinced though that if it was actually an entity from another world there wouldn't be any confusion about it, otherwise it would be completely pointless as well.

Stu. K.'s picture
So Rational, you basically

So Rational, you basically think of what I say, but from a scientific perspective?. TOO interesting!! Totally going to look it up some more. Thank you for sharing. Even if I wanted to think of scientifically (I would love to of have, just didn't think about it and had no idea where to start), I would of never thought of what you said. But now I have a basis! :D Thank you matey, even if Travis's disagreement is true, still interesting.

Nyarlathotep's picture
Considering all this

Considering all this information, it would seem that "̶g̶h̶o̶s̶t̶s̶"̶ ̶a̶s̶ ̶t̶h̶e̶y̶ ̶a̶p̶p̶e̶a̶r̶ Santa Claus as he appears in our world may be the manifestations of accidental and occasional "rifts" in the fabric of space-time, in which a parallel universe/dimension momentarily "bumps" into ours, allowing a "g̶h̶o̶s̶t̶l̶y̶ holly jolly apparition" -- which is really just a glimpse of a human/animal/creature from another universe -- to appear during s̶u̶c̶h̶ ̶a̶ ̶w̶i̶n̶d̶o̶w̶ Christmas.

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