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Re: Aickman's Philosophy

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And speaking of Aickman's membership in the society dedicated to the research of paranormal phenomena, Stephen Volk happens to be a member of Association for the Scientific Study of Anomalous Phenomena yet he is very much a sceptic trough and trough, and his interest lies in debunking such occurrences and discovering their social and cultural causes... I think that it is safe to assume that it was same for Aickman, given how he used "supernatural" as an allegory
No, it is not safe to assume that!
Robert Aickman believed in the supernatural, as reported by his friends, Heather and Graham Smith. As Graham said, Aickman was annoyed that he had not witnessed supernatural phenomena more often. You need to watch the documentary.
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