An Argument: Do Vampires Exist?

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Do Vampires Exist: Or Bite Me! Since the beginning or recorded history, there have been stories told about vampires. Bram Stoker’s renowned novel Dracula was published in 1897, and since then the myth about vampires has evolved and changed. We now have Stephanie Meyer’s Twilight Saga and HBO’s True Blood examining whether vampires exist in the known world. Whatever you think, you should be aware that vampires are creations of fiction writers based on old folk tales. On the other hand there are those who believe in Vampires. According to Vampire expert Ian Holt, “Vampires have existed throughout antiquity in every culture. I have met them. They have a culture and religion and they do drink blood. It’s given to them by willing…show more content…
They are the latest in a succession of finds across western and central Europe which shed new light on just how seriously people took the threat of vampires and how those beliefs transformed into the modern myth. The two skeletons, believed to be around 800 years old, were discovered during an archaeological dig near a monastery in the Bulgarian Black Sea town of Sozopol.” In today’s society there is a greater than usual detachment from reality. With all the movies and T.V. shows featuring vampires, and how glamorous and wonderful it would be to be one with not a care in the world, and all the wealth you could ever want. Vampire stories have been around since the dawn of man and will continue until the end of mankind and they will continue across the millennium of time, but not in fact based reality Work Cited Gandhi, Sohang and Costas Efthimiou. “Are Vampires Real? Physics Professors Gandhi and Efthimiou Drive a Stake into the Heart of the Supernatural Myths” Scicop.org. Volume 31.4, July/August 2007. Web. 27 March 2013. Holt, Ian. “Vampires Do Exist, I Have Met Them”

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