(this is a guest post)
The history of the Ouija board dates back to as early as 1100 A.D., where the automatic writing that occurs when you use this board was mentioned in some historical Chinese documents. This practice has not been seen in Asia alone but also in other countries such as Greece and Rome.
Nowadays, there is a certain stigma to the use of the Ouija board. It has the topic of many a scary story and horror films. The scientific community does not fully recognize it the religious community continuously warn against the misuse of it.
But using an Ouija board has certain advantages, like the ones listed below.
1. You can use it during intimate gatherings – there are many teenagers who use the Ouija board as a form of entertainment but experts who use this professionally warn against that. It is not a tool to use just for fun. If you decide to use this in an intimate gathering, you not only need to make sure that everyone is comfortable with it but it also good to get a professional to help you, especially if it is your first time. Experts say that there is a proper way to use the board so you need to be wary and careful.
2. To form a bond with your friends – if you want a different way of bonding with your friends, especially for those who are interested in the paranormal, this would be a good idea. But don’t just attempt it anytime you want to, it’s important that you study and do your own research on what the real purpose of the Ouija board is so that you will not make any mistakes.
3. To discover more about the paranormal and spiritual world – more and more people are getting interested in the paranormal. The mystery of how the Ouija board works is one of those. There are still many who are skeptical, especially those who are inclined to science, but more and more people have opened their minds to the endless possibilities.
4. To connect with a deceased loved one – this is the reason why most people want to use the Ouija board. Whether it’s to find closure from the death of someone they love, or because they just want to fill the need of communicating with their loved one again, the Ouija board has made many people happy as they really felt that they were able to connect with their deceased family or friend. The important thing when trying to connect to the dead is that you should be very careful. Go here to read up on Ouija board rules so you can be assured that you are doing it properly.
5. To connect with famous people who are dead - aside from talking to their deceased loved ones, some people have also claimed to have talked to the spirits of famous people who have died long ago. There are some documented instances of this and you can do your research to find out just how these people were inspired by those encounters.