Supernatural

Supernatural - Joel Karpowitz English 015 13 February 2006...

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Joel Karpowitz English 015 13 February 2006 Explaining the “Supernatural” Supernatural is the type of word that always seems to evoke a reaction out of the listener. Although a positive reaction may sometimes be the response, it is not typically so. Negative responses, most commonly filled with skepticism, are most prevalent. This type of attitude towards supernatural is unjust considering that the word simply implies being of existence beyond what is natural and observable or appears to go against science. To take this word and put a negative connotation on it, as in dealing with witchcraft, ghosts, and poltergeists, is wrong because to acknowledge these evil spirits or demigods is to also recognize the presence of a higher force. All of the world’s religions are based on the belief of a higher power, which directly follows the basis for the supernatural. Why is it that then, that the word “supernatural” always gets associated negatively while almost never positively? The idea of supernatural is to be of a higher
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