The Weekly Stripe – 01.11.19

How do you know you're not dreaming right now? This week we're looking at dreams.

The Weekly Stripe – 01.11.19

A short introduction into the different approaches to understanding dreams and their role in our lives

The Weekly Stripe – 01.11.19
This article argues that the current epidemic of sleep problems is related to the culture of hyperarousal and “wakism,” “a subtle but pernicious addiction to ordinary waking consciousness that limits our understanding and experience of sleep.”
The Weekly Stripe – 01.11.19

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

The Weekly Stripe – 01.11.19

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 Weekly Stripe – 01.11.19

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.