Dreaming in the 21st Century: Social Dreaming Part two

Said Conrad Cornelius o’Donald o’Dell. “So now I know everything anyone knows. From beginning to end. From the start to the close. Because Z is as far as the alphabet goes.” Then he almost fell flat on his face on the floor When I picked up the chalk and drew one letter more! A letter more »

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Dreaming in the 21st Century: Social Dreaming Part One

Who was she who made love to you in your dream, while you slept? Where do the things in dreams go? Do they pass to the dreams of others? And does the father who lives in your dreams die again when you awaken? Pablo Neruda The Book of Questions Dreams have been part of our more »

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Dreaming in the 21st Century: Dream Tending

When we approach dreams, we are entering what Freud called a “foreign country” the unconscious, the repository for our unacceptable impulses. Jung expanded the idea of the unconscious and described it as “that cosmic night which was psyche long before there was any ego-consciousness and which will remain psyche no matter how far our ego-consciousness more »

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Dreaming in the 21 Century: Forgotten Dreams

“The ecology of forgotten dreams is the Infinite.” Gordon Lawrence We spend on average one third of our lives sleeping, and about 25% of this time in REM sleep, dreaming. Between 5 and 10% of our dreams are remembered. When remembered, they are often recalled in fragments and quickly forgotten. Or, if not forgotten, they more »

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Dreaming in the 21st Century: Setting the Stage

Imagine the following… You are standing on the shore of consciousness.  There is a bridge that extends from morning to the end of cosmic night and from consciousness to the bottomless depths of unconsciousness. You begin the trek on this bridge, this royal road.  You notice Freud and Jung, as well as others. There are more »

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