we’re made up of the bullshit that we hear, the love we need, the lies we tell, the lessons we learn, the hope we have, the push we feel, the hours we exhaust, the garbage we write, the people we trust, the dreams we believe.
In the late 19th and early 20th century, the Spiritualism movement was all the rage, and people sought out mediums to communicate with spirits. Especially after World War I, when so many lives were lost, people wanted to speak with their dead loved ones.
This photograph was taken at a seance in 1920, in which a musical instrument appears to be levitating. (via)