Six Ghost Stories


What do ghost stories tell us about the living?  PeopleImages/Getty Images
What do ghost stories tell us about the living? PeopleImages/Getty Images

Human superstition provides us with an overwhelming wealth of ghost stories, each an unreal creation that reveals something crucial about culture, history and psychology. In this episode of the Stuff to Blow Your Mind podcast, Robert and Christian explore six ghost stories from around the world and discuss what they reveal about the (living) human experience.

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Topics in this Podcast: superstition, psychology, history, Halloween 2017