Paranormal Phenomena/Witches and the afterlife

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Hi Gregg,
       I am curious about the relationship between the afterlife and witches. Do witches exist in the real world or are they a type of spirit? If they are people here on earth then do they obtain their powers from something on the other side of the veil or do they have powers within them? Do they have great access to the other side and if so when they die do they become even more powerful in death? Thank you.

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Hi,

Thank you for writing to me at All Experts with your interesting question.I supposed that there are about as many true witches out there as there are true mediums, a handful. By true I mean with an inborn natural talent, not disillusion or self proclaimed hoaxers. Many may believe that they possess some sort of magical art or talent, and I am certain that they have developed the skills to put on a believable performance, but frosting isn't cake!

  Wicca as a belief system is interesting and I have no objection to their rituals. There is nothing wrong with pagan beliefs as long as nobody is harmed. My question remains is it magic or merely mass hypnosis, wishful thinking or brain washing that provides "results". For any studying the black arts, I believe that the illusion of power increases, but not the power itself.

  I do not believe that as much as one may desire to have super powers in the afterlife, the buck stops at the end of the tunnel. The beings of the light would not allow a deceased evil or malicious entity to reign on the earth. If that were so we would be overwhelmed by crazed dead terrorists, dictators and the like. Even those who never made it into the light would have guardian spirits, guardian angles and the astral bouncers, the gatekeepers, to contend with. Any power obtained on earth would quickly pale upon death. Magic as I see it is more of a psychological conditioning. And although it is the mind, personality or psyche that survives death, and witches who die bring that luggage with them, it has no power in the realms of the dead. Of course witches may disagree, however proving their point would be a sacrifice that I'm willing to bet few, if any would try...  dying to prove a point.

  I hope that this has helped shed some light on your question.

Regards,
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Greg Pocha is the Director of Parapsychology and Paranormal Studies for the Eidolon Project Canada. Mr. Pocha is also a leading authority on 'Spectral Profiling'. He has been actively researching and investigating the paranormal in relation to ghosts, hauntings, paranormal activity, parapsychology, psychical research and other closely related areas as a professional since 1999 although his interest and study of the paranormal goes back nearly a half century. He is one of the founders of 'Eidolon Project Canada', an organization that researchs and investigates hauntings at no cost to their clients. Besides studying the subjects that most people consider 'paranormal', Greg also studies subjects such as Near Death Experiences, and other scientific areas. Greg has instructed the Paranormal Studies course for Edmonton Public School's Adult Continuing Education department. He has also given seminars for Edmonton Public Libraries programs. Greg continues adding to his knowledge through study and his continued active involvement in research and investigations of hauntings throughout his home province of Alberta, Canada. Mr. Pocha has been called in to offer his expertise and assist in independent investigations. His input and opinions are sought after and respected.



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Greg is currently writing his first book, "BEYOND: Recognition {Ghosts, Hauntings and Spectral Profiling}". Note: This is an actual book, not a vanity published e-book.

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Outside of practical hands-on experience and field work for over a decade, Greg owns a private reference library approaching 1,000 books dealing with the paranormal, ghosts, hauntings, parapsychology, physics, medical and other related subject. Here is a subject sampling of this extensive library:GHOSTS - HAUNTINGS - POLTERGEIST - CLASSICAL & QUANTUM THEORY - ENCYCLOPEDIAS / DICTIONARIES / ANTHOLOGIES on PARANORMAL STUDIES - TEXTS on PARAPSYCHOLOGY - DEMONOLOGY - CASE STUDIES - INVESTIGATIVE TECHNIQUES - HISTORY / MYTHOLOGY of GHOSTS - THANATOLOGY - NEAR DEATH STUDIES - HOSPICE CARE - PSYCHICAL STUDIES - BEHAVIORAL PSYCHOLOGY - etc.. Authors include: Sigmund Freud, Carl Jung, Albert Einstein, Stephan Hawking, Paul Davis, Carl Sagan, Allison DuBois, James van Praagh, Derek Achora, John Robert Columbo, Dr.Raymond Moody Jr., Dr.Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, Dr. Maurice Rawlings, Dr.Melvin Morse, Dr.Janis Amatuzio, Dr. Kenneth Ring, Dr. Jeffrey Long, Harry Price, Hans Holzer, Andrew Lang, Ed & Lorraine Warren, A.Arthur Findlay, Nandor Fudor, Colin Wilson, Plato, DeCarte, Nietzshce, et.al. This ever growing library is available should references need to be made to help in answering your questions. Greg's on-going education in the paranormal and parapsychology fields is unending.



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Due to confidentiality agreements made with our clients guaranteeing their anonymity, I can not list past/current clients. All of our investigations are refered to by case number only. Personal information regarding our clients is privileged.

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