• “Echoes” – Chapter One

    Ghost Hunting

    A research in Italy reveals that 76% of Italians believe in ghost and half of them saw one. Every night, ghost-hunting groups across Italy head out into abandoned warehouses, old buildings and cemeteries to look for ghosts. They often bring along electronic equipment that they believe helps them locate ghostly energy. Ghosts are among the most widely believed paranormal phenomena. Cultures all around the world believe in spirits that survive death to live in another realm. Albert Einstein offered a scientific basis for the reality of spirits. He proved that all the energy of the universe is constant and that it can neither be created nor destroyed. what happens to that energy when we die? I tried to answer some of these questions, searching for the ghosts through people who experienced them in their life. I started questioning myself. What happens when, for instance, you realize you’re in the presence of supernatural laws? What happens when everything that you believed being rational, it doesn't find a reasonable comparison anymore? Ghost hunting isn’t so different from bird-watching. In fact, there is no hunting whatsoever: the aim isn't to chase away or capture the ghost, but mostly find proof of their existence.