I like this post because if you have ever spent hours and hours investigating a supposedly ‘haunted’ place and NOTHING happens, you have to start entertaining yourself. Or, as we read in this submission, asking yourself some Important Questions. Enjoy!
Since I work in a relatively conservative “day job” I find if I bring up any subject that involves paranormal I get the “crazy person stare-down.” I seem to have few to turn to for answers so I find myself having little silent conversations in my head.
(Yes, an actual conversation I had, with myself, in my head, during an uneventful investigation.)
B1: So, residual hauntings are paranormal events that repeat themselves and are not affected by current influences.
(Other “B” not listening)
B1 (cont.): Some people believe they are like a recording of the past, repeating the same loop over and over.
B2: But what if they are not just a ‘recording’ of the past but the actual event played over and over?
B1: Who’s to say they are not?
B2: Perhaps, a residual event is like a stone thrown into a pond. We, in our time, see the ripples of the event over and over again.
(Pause to check EMF meter.)
B1: Now what if an event happens in the future? Would the ripples travel back?
(Five minutes pass)
B2: How would we see them?
B1: If sound and light are subjected to the Doppler effect can time also have its own Doppler effect? Perhaps people from past events have detail while people from the future appear in shadow?
B2: Are shadow people from the future? Could they just be manifestations of our own consciousness?
(Pause to take picture of… nothing… hoping it could reveal something)
B1: Does the moon have anything to do with things making themselves visible? After all it has an effect on the earth’s magnetic field.
B2: Gotta lay off the coffee before the investigations.
B1: So… Do you think residual hauntings are the actual ‘past’ events being seen by us? Not just an echo of the event, but the actual event? If time is not linear, then that could be possible… right?
B1/B2: Where the hell is the bathroom?
And so it goes within my head.