According to AEI’s Karlyn Bowman, various polls show that belief in ghosts is on the rise in the United States, even though most Americans don’t think they’re superstitious.
FULL REPORT – Public Opinion on Conspiracy Theories https://goo.gl/pUZ91Z
ARTICLE – Public opinion on conspiracy theories https://goo.gl/DwMw9U
SOURCE – A third of Americans believe in ghosts (2007) https://goo.gl/79fCNJ
SOURCE – 40% of Americans said that ghosts or spirits could “come back” (2011) – https://goo.gl/1Xuokm
SOURCE – “Now it’s half” 50% of Americans believe in ghosts (2017) https://goo.gl/GysFgy
SOURCE – 52% of Americans believe that “places can be haunted by spirits” (2017) https://goo.gl/1F9NUL
SOURCE – 75% of Americans believe in at least one paranormal phenomenon https://goo.gl/1F9NUL
SOURCE – 79% of Republicans and Democrats say they are not superstitious https://goo.gl/dYNju2 Survey by Associated Press/Ipsos Public Affairs. Data provided by the Roper Center for Public Opinion Research.
SOURCE – The quote “Just because I hunt Bigfoot doesn’t mean I believe everything I hear” is taken from page 140 of the book “Paranormal America” (2011 first edition) by Christopher D. Bader, F. Carson Mencken, and Joseph O. Baker. https://goo.gl/8eE91R
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