But if the title of the article was what caught my attention, it was really the last sentence that stuck with me:
Investigating the paranormal has gained popularity these days, with several reality ghost shows currently airing on TV.Slow news day plus subject of great public interest equals this story. Now I get it. But why has investigating the so-called paranormal become increasingly popular?
Perhaps this is another indication that traditional religion is losing at least some of its appeal. Maybe interest in ghost hunting and the like reflects a growing desire to experience the supernatural entities which religion insists are real but provides no way to access. Could it be that those who are drawn to such "investigations" are merely trying to validate what they have been told to believe?
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