Examples Of Poltergeist Hauntings

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Poltergeist/Hauntings You hear a creak at night and a little boom here and there, and suddenly you think there is something in your house; little do you know your house is just old. Imagine actually having a demonic entity leaving in the same home as you, would you feel safe and secure? Or scared and alone? You can’t run. You can’t hide. So, what do you do? Poltergeists are noisy spirits that haunt locations and even objects. A poltergeist can also posses a person whose spiritual level is very low. The Thornton case and the Enfield case are two of many famous poltergeist hauntings that date back to the 18th century. The Amityville Horror is one case that happened in 1975, it is still trying to be determined as a poltergeist haunting or…show more content…
A poltergeist is said to be a spirit that harasses and torments its victims. Harassment typically includes mysterious and disturbing events such as loud sounds, moving furniture, sheets and covers being pulled of the beds , small objects inexplicably falling off shelves, stones rising off the ground and being hurled people. In a 2005 Gallup poll found that 37% of Americans believe in haunted houses and nearly half believe in ghost. Current research indicates, however that poltergeist activity may have nothing to do with ghosts or demons. Since the activity seems to center around an individual, it is, believed that it is caused by the subconscious mind of that it is caused by the psychokinetic activity. The individual is often under emotional, psychological or physical stress. No one knows for certain what ghosts are, some believe that they are spirits of the dead who for whatever reason get “lost” on their way to the afterworld; others think that ghosts are souls of people whose deaths were violent and premature. The brain is a very imaginative thing, it makes up the boogeyman that hides under your bed the bumps and creaks in the house while everyone is asleep . Psychokinesis is defined as the brain levitating an object. While no one believes that it is realistically possible to move things with the brain, it can occur and this is what a fearful person would associate with paranormal…show more content…
Shot and killed six members of his family both his parents, his two younger sisters, and two younger brothers at 112 ocean avenue, in a large dutch house situated in a suburban neighborhood. In Amityville on the south shore of Long Island, NY. He was convicted of second degree murder and sentenced to 150 years in prison. DeFeo was asked several times what had happened and stated that “ As far as i’m concerned, if i didn’t kill my family they were going to kill me, and as far as i’m concerned what i did was self defense and there was nothing wrong with it. When i got the gun in my hand i just couldn’t stop and there was no doubt in my mind who i was , i am God”. DeFeo was later asked why he did it and he gave a chilling statement “ The voices from the house made me do
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