Ouija Boards, Evil Spirits, and Fear

There isn't a single item in the paranormal community more controversial than an Ouija Board. Try using one during a paranormal investigation, and I guarantee you'll upset at least one member of your team.

There's a stigma that seems to follow the Ouija Board. Whenever I post about Ouija Boards on social media, I'll get a slew of comments about negative experiences and how the Ouija Board is the "Devil's Typewriter." I think the reason why Ouija Boards carry such a stigma in our society, other than the cult classic horror film "The Exorcist." Is from its inception, the Ouija Board was marketed and sold as a game. The Ouija Board is usually the first spirit communication device someone comes across, and typically during childhood. Almost from birth, we are programmed that anything paranormal has to be evil, so any experience we have while using the Ouija Board also has to be evil. I think youthful hysteria, combined with a perceived notion that anything paranormal has to be evil, has helped create this stigma the Ouija Board carries.


I have been using Ouija boards for over thirty years, and the Ouija Board is my def