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remembering the mystery

I go along with the idea that dreams don’t tell us what we already know… However, I make this exception: sometimes a dream may remind me of what I know, but have forgotten… Consider this recent dream: I’m imagining a … Continue reading

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Good Use

  I’ve been asked why I’m so interested in dreams… That’s a fair question.  I’ll try to give a short answer… First of all, I don’t like to throw out anything that I might be able to use. Some scientists … Continue reading

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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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Messages of the Past, Present, and Future

  “For some, the answer is: we dream to find out why we dream. “Personally, I prefer: I dream to find out who I am beyond who I dream I am.”                                    — Stephen LaBerge, Ph.D. The above quote comes … 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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Another Un-scientific Theory

  After writing about neuroscientist Mark Solms’ theory concerning the nature of dreams (see March 25 entry)… …I’ve decided to offer my own theory, albeit a non-scientific one. If this theory seems under-developed, that’s because, well, it’s still under development. … Continue reading

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That’s Not Merely Entertainment

  I don’t know about his dreams, but mine have meaning. According to an article in the April 2005 issue of Psychology Today, neuroscientist Mark Solms believes that dreams are merely there to entertain the brain.  They have no symbolic meaning. If … Continue reading

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