Halloween: Paranormal beliefs in America | IN 60 SECONDS

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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