Believe in Ghost a letter to a friends about your life

Essay by poppy6776College, UndergraduateB, April 2013

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Belief in Ghosts

Dear Kris:

Have you ever seen a ghost in your life?

Have you thought about whether ghosts may be actually live with us every day?

Do you think that the ghosts can be good characters or bad characters?

The world we live in is filled with miserable and mysterious events which happen everyday. One of the most interesting ones is ghosts, which have been often discussed, and have been believed in by many people since ancient times. Confucius said, "Respect ghosts and gods, but keep away from them." (Chinese Ghost Culture). Do you believe in them? I strongly believe ghosts exist in the world.

Although we are now living in a scientific era and most young people today do not actually believe that ghosts surround us, there are some experts getting together to investigate whether ghosts exist, much like with the existence of UFOs, which has also been discussed over the years.

Since my childhood, I have believed that ghosts exist in this world. However, my mother always said there was no such thing. They were just what people thought up for films or books. And I will explain why I believe that ghosts exist in our world.

To talk about ghosts, first of all we should determine what the exact definition of a ghost is. defined a ghost as "the soul of a dead person, a disembodied spirit imagined, usually as a vague, shadowy or evanescent form, as wandering among or haunting living persons" (Dictionary), and in the end they might loiter surrounding us or haunting living people. Besides, another online source also mentioned that:

Ghosts are believed to have a surviving emotional memory typical of someone who has died violently, traumatically, and tragically. The soul of a ghost is not able to rest in...