32 min

Episode 69 - Cursed Towns Horrifying History

    • Society & Culture

Most people today say they don’t believe in curses.  But if you consider the prevalence of curses in today’s media; it suggests that this concept still has a hold on many peoples psyches, and that many still believe that this could happen to them.  


 


From a scientific perspective, there is a rational explanation behind why people could believe they are cursed.  For example, studies show that people who believe they are cursed come up with this idea due to their own thinking patterns, or from the desire to make sense of the world around them.  Science also tells us that if a person does believe in curses that this belief is often reinforced by other psychological tendencies.


 


There is no scientific evidence to support a supernatural base for curses, but the belief of a curse has powerful impact of people.  And despite evidence to the contrary, many stories of curses are very compelling.  Today we are going to here some of these stories, and after hearing them you can decide…are curses actually real?


 


Welcome to Episode 69 - Cursed Towns


 


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Horrifying History would like to thank the following sponsors for today's show:


Liquid Death: Murder your thirst and protect the environment with canned mountain spring water that brings death to plastic.  You can find Liquid Death in places like Whole Foods, or from their website at www.liquiddeath.com.  For a limited time: Get a free KOOZIE 2-pack with the purchase of a case of water at liquiddeath.com with promo code HORRORHISTORY.  And if you buy 2 or more cases of water you get free shipping.


Crazy is As Crazy Does: The Life of a Serial Killer by John H Mudgett - You can find this great book on Amazon, or you can get you copy for free if you are a Kindle Unlimited user.


Truly Divine: Unlock the mystery and secrets behind your name and birth date, and uncover truths that your personal chart will reveal about you using numerology and astrology.  For a limited time, you can get 30% off your own personalized reading using discount code HH30 at www.trulydivine.com.


 

Most people today say they don’t believe in curses.  But if you consider the prevalence of curses in today’s media; it suggests that this concept still has a hold on many peoples psyches, and that many still believe that this could happen to them.  


 


From a scientific perspective, there is a rational explanation behind why people could believe they are cursed.  For example, studies show that people who believe they are cursed come up with this idea due to their own thinking patterns, or from the desire to make sense of the world around them.  Science also tells us that if a person does believe in curses that this belief is often reinforced by other psychological tendencies.


 


There is no scientific evidence to support a supernatural base for curses, but the belief of a curse has powerful impact of people.  And despite evidence to the contrary, many stories of curses are very compelling.  Today we are going to here some of these stories, and after hearing them you can decide…are curses actually real?


 


Welcome to Episode 69 - Cursed Towns


 


We got merch! Shop now: https://www.redbubble.com/people/HorrifyingHist1/shop?asc=u&ref=account-nav-dropdown


 


Horrifying History would like to thank the following sponsors for today's show:


Liquid Death: Murder your thirst and protect the environment with canned mountain spring water that brings death to plastic.  You can find Liquid Death in places like Whole Foods, or from their website at www.liquiddeath.com.  For a limited time: Get a free KOOZIE 2-pack with the purchase of a case of water at liquiddeath.com with promo code HORRORHISTORY.  And if you buy 2 or more cases of water you get free shipping.


Crazy is As Crazy Does: The Life of a Serial Killer by John H Mudgett - You can find this great book on Amazon, or you can get you copy for free if you are a Kindle Unlimited user.


Truly Divine: Unlock the mystery and secrets behind your name and birth date, and uncover truths that your personal chart will reveal about you using numerology and astrology.  For a limited time, you can get 30% off your own personalized reading using discount code HH30 at www.trulydivine.com.


 

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