January 19, 2019

Serial Killer Number

The Number 23

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Wow, this month is moving fast for me, dark passengers. Tonight I want to share something with you that’s been on my mind for a while. Fair warning…it’s probably going to sound a little crazy. Like that’s a shock. When was the last time I said anything normal?

Here’s what I’m wondering: Can numbers kill?

Let’s take that a step further. Can a number become a serial killer?

If anyone’s got the image of some guy wearing a number suit creeping through the house with a knife, go ahead and get that out of your mind. It’s not what I’m talking about tonight – although, that would be interesting as well. I’m talking about an actual number. My query is whether the very sight or thought of a particular number could be enough to drive someone to serial murder.

If you’ve seen the movie “The Number 23″ then you’re already familiar with this concept. I won’t lie and say it was the best movie ever, but Jim Carrey was solid in the dramatic role. For me, it was a psychological drama well worth pondering…apparently for years after the fact.

In “The Number 23″ Jim Carrey’s character was plagued by the number. In the words of the “suicide blonde”: “That f-ing number is everywhere.” It’s not completely clear – to me, at least – why 23 drove multiple people to commit murders and suicide, but it did. That got me to thinking about numbers we see each day.

Truth time…I’ve got a serial killer number hunting me – 3 serial killer numbers, to be exact.

  • 3:33
  • 11:11
  • 13

They. Are. Everywhere.

I must not have the right make up of crazy genes because seeing these numbers hasn’t given me the uncontrollable urge to kill people. Yet. But if I were delusional and paranoid and possibly even schizophrenic…I don’t know. If dogs and demons and angels can “tell” serial killers when they need to kill, I suppose a number could do the same.

Especially a number that seems to be coming at you from the computer, alarm clock, cell phone, license plates, microwave, television, etc, etc, etc.

But even if I were the right kind of crazy, I’m still not convinced I’d be driven to kill based on the appearance of “my” numbers. Often, I smile. Sometimes, I sigh. Never once have I grabbed the chef’s knife out of the kitchen and headed down the hall to slice up the family.

Yet my question remains. Can a number – or series of numbers – drive someone to kill? What do you think? Can you think of any numbers that might push you over the edge?

And no, I don’t mean some random chick’s number in your honey’s cell phone…


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Jen Whitten is a paranormal researcher and writer, specializing in psychic development, Empaths, modern day vampirism and dealing with entities. She regularly discusses the paranormal realm, as well as the dark inner workings of the mind.