“I’m a rationalist and a very skeptical person with no previous interest in paranormal activity, but after doing some research it seemed like there was a possibility that this entity is real,” Pike said.
On one evening last week Pike decided to place a camera in his bedroom to document what he was experiencing on his sleepless nights. Pike set up a camera facing the bed and went to sleep with the lights on. The footage that he captured was shocking. In the video, around the 30-second mark, an eerie mist rises to the ceiling from Pike’s bed.
“I have watched the footage over and over trying to figure out some logical explanation for what could have caused the image of what seems to be a ghost, but I haven’t been able to come up with a solution,” Pike said about the video. “I am really starting to believe that I captured the entity I saw during my paralysis on video. This terrifies me so much that I can no longer sleep in my room.”
Okay, so I normally avoid the vast majority of Ghost Hunters-eque crap like the plague. Never even made it through a single episode of any of those shows, because well, they’re just so vapid. All right, I’ll now be a little more specific as to why I think they’re so stupid (other than the obvious fact that people running around acting scared in night vision is boring with a capital B). I just don’t think you can study this sort of thing and get any compelling results while fully awake and/or sober. Understanding things that involve “spirits” involves, gasp, trying to get into the spirit’s headspace from a perspective of consciousness. In my experience this also involves accepting the idea that one of the basic concepts that we blindly accept as fact, that consciousness must inhabit a physical body and exist within a linear time-stream, is total nonsense. I might point out that pretty much all western intellectual thought is based upon that variable being true. It’s not. Sort of where we’re currently at and why none of this shit seems to make any “rational sense”.
So why am I posting this video then? Well, firstly, I just did a couple interviews for a forthcoming sleep paralysis documentary. I’ve also been seeing the topic of sleep paralysis pop up increasingly as of late on the internets. Apparently more people “suffer” from these experiences than I realized. To those people I would point out that sleep paralysis is the gateway to astral projection, and if you learned to focus, you’d probably find that it could be used to your advantage and potentially open you up to some of the most profound inner mindgasm freak-outs imaginable. But…it’s…so…terrifying. Yeah, not going to argue with you there. As a matter of fact, the reason I stopped fooling around with Robert Monroe’s astral projection techniques years back had to do with some incredibly frightening and sexually invasive encounters.
As a matter of fact, after doing an acid magick ritual in 2012, I started having experiences where I wake up in the sleep paralysis state only to find what I can describe as black mist entities trying to pull me out of my body. I’d love to let them full-on abduct me, but the primal fear response kicks in and I snap back to waking consciousness with a start. Because of this, I’ve entered a phase where they’re simply showing up and hovering around in my presence without trying to pull me out of my body because they know that’ll scare the Christ out of me. The last time this happened the entity held up a mirror and showed me that from its perspective (and mine when I’m separated from physicality) that I look like a monkey (I write about this sort of thing on Facebook all the time, friend me). Which is the primary reason I find this video intriguing. This is a guy who’s been struggling with sleep paralysis for years and decided to set up a camera to see if he could catch one of the spirits that torment him on tape, and he did. Why do I personally find it intriguing? Because what he caught on tape looks like black mist. Go read through my FB magick feed. There are so many references to black mist entities it’s amazing. One of the most consistent themes actually, and as a matter of fact, a few months ago I woke up in one of these states surrounded by them. There was like a feeding frenzy of sorts going on above me and just as I was wondering what the hell was up, one of them separated from the rest, attached itself to my head and telepathically informed me that “YOU ARE A SPIRIT MEDIUM”. Noted.
So is this one of these sleep paralysis mist entities caught on tape? I have no idea if it’s faked or not, but I’m now going to have to try something like this someday, especially because I’m currently in the process of buying a decent video camera. In my case, it’d probably be a bit easier to whittle down the tape as you could see me waking up with a start and focus right around that period to see if anything shows up visibly. You also might see my dog wake up startled before I do, as on several occasions I’ve gotten the vibe he’s sensing them too and reacting to their presence. In closing, here’s a picture of Zeke dressed as Yoda because you’re welcome. Stupid outfit I put on, treats I can haz?
Latest posts by Thad McKraken (see all)
- Do What Thou Wilt Shall Be the Whole of the, uhhhh, Arby’s Marketing Campaign? - Sep 15, 2016
- Your Religion Might As Well Be Football - Sep 13, 2016
- A Critical Look at Robert Anton Wilson - Aug 23, 2016