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It's mostly coincidental; our brains keep within some realistic restrictions.

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They are.

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Our brains are processing things that it subconciously observed to produce a result that we couldn't get in our waking hours.

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Our brains are predicting a possible outcome from our observations more efficiently than we could when we are awake.

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We were directly informed that it would happen, but our concious forgot, and our dreams remind us.

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abyteofbrain says2014-04-07T14:24:38.4287861-05:00
If you want another option, say so.
Comrade_Silly_Otter says2014-04-07T14:30:59.6826689-05:00
I love lucid dreams, I think I have 2 I can just remember having.
abyteofbrain says2014-04-07T14:33:13.0940111-05:00
I'm nearly always aware that I'm dreaming. This allows me to either let my brain wander, or consciously direct my dream. I usually choose the former.
Comrade_Silly_Otter says2014-04-07T14:35:19.7036111-05:00
Oh the things I would do if I could control my dreams...
discomfiting says2014-04-07T14:44:38.4627662-05:00
Dreams are able to be interpreted into ways that seem prophetic; just like the way you can read a horoscope and your mind will try to align the meanings of it with your life to make some sense.
Comrade_Silly_Otter says2014-04-07T14:47:34.1054180-05:00
What are some things you guys would do in a Lucid Dream? Or an advanced Virtual Reality where you are a God.
Cat_Lover says2014-04-07T14:50:02.5585561-05:00
Coincidences are just so God can re,ain anonymous- Albert Einstein
Cat_Lover says2014-04-07T14:50:09.4538003-05:00
Comrade_Silly_Otter says2014-04-07T14:55:23.4682132-05:00
Thanks for the quote, quite interesting. I shall remain Agnostic because its unlikely we will ever find out until humanity reaches a god like state as well. Oh well, things to go in a VR or Dream? Massive Space war, test my politics, or naughty things to be honest.
TheOncomingStorm says2014-04-07T15:10:56.8533964-05:00
I naturally lucid dream on a regular basis. My dreams actually create a story and have been for about seven months. Night after night I add onto it, and I basically live a life in my dreams. When I remember I'm dreamingni usually just do whatever I want, but the basics of the story is I travel around protecting people. So even if it's not real I protect the places I go and basically become a superhuman. I let my dreams have some power though because it's no fun if they don't.
abyteofbrain says2014-04-07T18:03:10.4573131-05:00
Cool, I've done that.
WalkinTalkinStephenHawkin says2014-04-07T20:21:14.1416133-05:00
I once dreamed of Cthulhu....
IamPlato says2014-04-08T08:40:34.7772506-05:00
The person to ask would be Edgar Casey
IamPlato says2014-04-08T08:42:52.9117223-05:00
Considered the father of psychoanalysis, Sigmund Freud (1856-1939) revolutionizes the study of dreams with his work The Interpretation Of Dreams. Freud begins to analyze dreams in order to understand aspects of personality as they relate to pathology. He believes that nothing you do occurs by chance; every action and thought is motivated by your unconscious at some level. In order to live in a civilized society, you have a tendency to hold back our urges and repress our impulses. However, these urges and impulses must be released in some way; they have a way of coming to the surface in disguised forms. One way these urges and impulses are released is through your dreams. Because the content of the unconscious may be extremely disturbing or harmful, Freud believes that the unconscious expresses itself in a symbolic language.

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