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Old 05-28-2018, 11:19 AM
Location: New Mexico U.S.A.
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Originally Posted by TamaraSavannah View Post
They say that the reason people have dreams about being back in high school, taking a course that they haven't studied for, is because they feel unprepared for something in reality.
Opinions about the meaning of dreams have varied for years. The Freudian theory of dreams is that they reveal insight into hidden desires and emotions. Other prominent theories include that dreams assist in memory formation, problem solving, or simply are a product of random brain activation. Blechner proposed that dreams show how the mind engages in thought when not required to produce communicable versions of thought. The earliest recorded dreams were acquired from materials dating back approximately 5000 years, in Mesopotamia, where they were documented on clay tablets. In the Greek and Roman periods, the people believed that dreams were direct messages from deities or deceased persons, and that they predicted the future. Some cultures practiced dream incubation with the intention of cultivating dreams that are of prophecy. Just dream on....

I went through psychological screening three times in my military career. All my questions to the interviewer resulted in standard casual answers, as if nothing was amiss...

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