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Don’t Dog My Dreams

  I first heard this idea from an animal behavorist a few years ago… It sounds logical—until you think about it… According to this idea… Dreams can not be messages from our subconscious because we now know that most mammals … Continue reading

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The Sound of Dreams

  Johnny Cash’s “Ring of Fire” blasts a “south-of-the border” horn section at us.  So enjoyable. Cash said he first heard those horns in a dream. However, it’s not typical to hear sound in your dreams. After collecting 1,000 dreams … Continue reading

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Six-toed Cats and Cod Tongues in Brandy

  “Raphe system”… “reticular formation”… and “epiphenomenon reflecting archaic activation of motor neurons”. I usually don’t wallow in scientific books that use such terms. However, I picked up The Paradox of Sleep because there just aren’t that many books on … Continue reading

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The Spiny Anteater Revealed

  I really like the theory about why the spiny anteater doesn’t dream… So I’m disappointed that someone has poked holes in it. The spiny anteater (also known as the echidna) was one of only two mammals that didn’t show … Continue reading

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Am I Dreaming the Rat or Is the Rat Dreaming Me?

  At one time, dreams were thought to be messages from God; later, from the unconscious. But science has caused some to rethink such beliefs by showing us that even rats dream. What messages from God and/or the unconscious would … Continue reading

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Objet d’bed

  In a recent dream, I’m talking on the phone to a pop star singer as she floats on a bed made entirely of air. Though such a bed doesn’t actually exist, the Dutch architect Janjaap Ruijssenaars has created something … Continue reading

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She Still Dreams of the Same Things

  What’s the biggest factor in determining the types of dreams you have? Hint: it’s not race, economic level, I.Q., or age. The biggest determining factor is whether you’re male or female. This information comes from Crisis Dreaming, by Rosalind … Continue reading

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