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Ghost sightings and logic

Observation, Hypothesis, Experimentation, and Verification.

Review the sections on 'The Scientific Method and Proving a Theory'. Then respond to the following:

Evaluate the claims below by using the Scientific Method and Proving a Theory steps.
Identify the claim(see below) and explain what specifically makes the claim ineffective or unsupportable.
Explain what you think would have to be done to the claim in order to make it more effective or supportable.

Many reported ghost sightings involve reenactments of battles, deaths, or murders. This finding suggests that certain physical objects, such as stones, can record emotions and events like a video recorder. [Kneale, N. (1972) "The stone tape," broadcast on BBC, December 25, 1972.]

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Many reported ghost sightings involve reenactments of battles, deaths, or murders. This finding suggests that certain physical objects, such as stones, can record emotions and events like a video recorder. [Kneale, N. (1972) "The stone tape," broadcast on BBC, December 25, 1972.]

The following is an analysis for why this is unsupportable from the scientific method and proving a theory.

The hypothesis would state a positive and a negative hypothesis of the proposed experiment. In making the hypothesis, there would be no limit as to the evidence to support it, because it is making a estimated guess and theory concerning the experiment. The two hypotheses for the above statement would state:
Hypothesis 1: If there are ghost sightings involving reenactments, they are caused by the recording of emotions upon certain stones that record these emotions on the rock.
Hypothesis 2(null hypothesis): If there are ghost sightings involving reenactments, they are not caused by the recording of emotions upon certain stones that do not record these emotions on the ...

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The solution provides information and advise in tackling the notion of ghost sightings and why it is unsupportable.

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