The Weekly Stripe – 01.11.19
How do you know you're not dreaming right now? This week we're looking at dreams.
A short introduction into the different approaches to understanding dreams and their role in our lives
Dreams have often been used to predict the future. is In the 1960’s, The Premonitions Bureau was set up to collect the dreams of the public and use them as an early-warning system about potential catastrophes. Read more on premonitions in this New Yorker article.
If you loved the movie Inception and you want to control your dreams, try to train yourself in lucid dreaming. There are apps that can help remind you to do your regular “reality checks”.
The ability to imagine something beyond the present reality is a condition of hope and the possibility of better future. Here’s Martin Luther King, Jr’s famous “I have a dream” speech.