Most social fads are blessedly brief. The one American obsession that has transcended our interest in sports, musical styles, or film stars is the paranormal. It has influenced every level of society, but few have investigated this until now.
In Paranormal Obsession, the author examines the history and current situation of paranormal research, including its cultural, religious, and scientific impact. Starting with mention of the Fox sisters over 160 years ago through current research on the USS North Carolina, America’s most haunted battleship, this intriguing study will draw you into the world of the paranormal research that is so popular today.
Beyond a history and mere ghost stories, Paranormal Obsession unveils the fascinating growth of paranormal reality TV and includes interviews with cast members of Ghost Hunters, Paranormal State, and other personalities in the paranormal community.
In Irish tradition, there is a wonderful story of bile, the ancient tree. It grows by the side of a sacred well, and acorns, nuts, and apples spring from its branches.
How wonderful it would be to live in the world of folk-tradition: a magical place where the world is joined-up, the sacred is apparent in the everyday world, and every living thing... read this article