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Synchroncities in the History of Paranormal Dreaming

Uploaded by thetruth233415 on Dec 01, 2005

As far back as we have written records, there have been accounts of the unusual phenomena occurring in connection with dreams. Dreams are the release of unconscious thoughts and desires. I also feel like dreams are a an important unifying factor within humanity. The ancients typically believed that dreams were divinely inspired experiences providing counsel and instruc­tion for their waking lives. The Egyptians practiced dream incubation, i.e., sleeping in temples in a deliberate effort to induce divinely inspired dreams. In fact, There are many types of paranormal experiences that have been reported in dreams.

There is nothing in this field that is a 100% concrete fact. There are always differing viewpoints regarding the psychology of dreams. One of the most widespread theories concerning the cause of dreams concerns, the psyche.

“Dreams are the result of subconscious thoughts and desires. The other theory to dreams are random noises in the neurons of the brain without special meaning. Dreams are the mental activity that takes place during sleep. “Usually during REM sleep is when dreams occur” (Oxford University). Normally everyone dreams several times a night…some drugs and alcohol may impair the dream process. The inability to recall dreams is not abnormal though. Dreams are c communication of the body, mind, and spirit in a symbolic state. The human brains are in constant activity when sleeping. Different states of conciseness cause different brain wave activity. The brain usually has ordinary sequences of imagination. For thousands of years dreams were regarded as “visions” or “prophesies.” Dreams seem to be a way for the subconscious mind to sort out and process all the input that is encountered while people are awake. Dreams can also improve your emotional well being, reduce stress, improve creativity, and provide a “playground for your mind” while your body recovers and repairs itself. Contrary to the view that dreams server no function one theorist suggests that, “dreams are the brains way of ‘unlearning’ or removing certain or unneeded memories” (Kasschall, Richard). In other words dreams are a form of mental housecleaning.” (www.GoldenEssays.Com)
Therefore, it can be inferred that even the top scientist in the world will never discover the true meaning of dreams, or maybe we as humans already have and just do not realize it.

In Judeo-Christian and Islamic scriptures the divinely inspired dream is a well-known theme. This suggests that there was some familiarity with the idea of...

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Date:   12/01/2005

Category:   Psychology

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