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Archive for December, 2012

News From the Spirit World’s 2012 Stats Report

The WordPress.com stats helper prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

19,000 people fit into the new Barclays Center to see Jay-Z perform. This blog was viewed about 76,000 times in 2012. If it were a concert at the Barclays Center, it would take about 4 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.

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Woman Beats Grandma to Death Due To Possession

Rachel Armstrong

Rachel Armstrong

Recently we published an article on the dark side of exorcism. However, this story takes the pitfalls of possession cases in a slightly different direction.

Rachel Armstrong, a thirty-seven year old nurse, beat her ninety-two year old grandmother Angela Armstrong right before bed, due to Angela being possessed by the devil.

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Ghostly Fraud:

Jasmine Soh Fang Ling

Jasmine Soh Fang Ling

One woman in Singapore swindled thousands of dollars from an acquaintance that thought she was being haunted. Twenty-six year old Jasmine Soh Fang Ling used this to extort money from this scared and naive woman.

Although we have reported on a paranormal scam before, the amounts of money this woman gave up for piece of mind are staggering.

 

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The Dark Side of Exorcism

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Editor’s Note: This article deals with sensitive subject matter to certain parties and individuals.

Although we respect all opinions, we would also hope you respect us by not being rude to anyone in the comments.

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The dark side of exorcism? How can it get any darker?

The topics of possession exorcism are inherently deeply complex, controversial, and interpreted by hundreds of cultures and religions at different and varying levels of belief and understanding. Volumes have been written about the subject throughout the centuries, from the religious to the historic, from the scientific to the sensational. The realm of possession and exorcism has been seriously approached and studied by theologians, psychiatrists, scientists, historians and scholars, writers and filmmakers, all with different interpretations about the phenomena, its validity, and meanings. What, if any, are the conclusions?

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