Why Are People Attracted to the Spiritual?

Halloween has recently come and gone, dismissed as a children’s ploy for sweet treats. But have you ever wondered why we humans seem attracted to spiritual things? Whether it is a fascination with ghosts, practising yoga or just describing a bond with a loved one as a “spiritual connection”, the supernatural crops up usually often in our scientific, secular culture. And when you look beyond the modern West, it becomes readily apparent that humans have always had an innate desire for the spiritual realm. Could it point to something true about our universe?


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