Patrick Doyle and Kristen Lumen, paranormal investigators on SyFy’s reality show “Ghost Mine” continued to hunt down the wandering souls of Chinese miners on this week’s episode, which aired on October 30. While earlier episodes introduced the Chinese belief that if the deceased are not buried on native land their spirits are doomed to wander the earth, Patrick discovered that according to Chinese beliefs those spirits also are limited to wandering in a straight line.
Patrick and Kristen then set out to search for the souls of the Chinese miners by plotting a straight line to the old Crescent Mine from several starting points in town where paranormal activity has been reported.
The team captured alleged activity in the form of glitches on the cameras that lead in a straight line to the old Crescent Mine, concluding that the souls of the deceased Chinese miners were the cause of the electrical interference on the cameras.
Their conclusions were based on two logical fallacies. First that the spirits of deceased Chinese miners must follow the beliefs of their culture and secondly that any evidence of the paranormal found along the line must be the result of the spirits of Chinese miners.
To substantiate the logical fallacy, cameras were set up only at points along the straight line leading to the Crescent Min, making it impossible to document paranormal activity outside of that area.
While the spirits of the deceased Chinese miners may haunt the Crescent Mine, Patrick Doyle and Kristen Lumen continue to use logical fallacies to support their theory, casting doubt on the findings.
Tune in to “Ghost Mine” Wednesday nights at 10/9c on the SyFy channel to learn more about paranormal activity in the old Crescent Mine.