Dreams have been described as dress rehearsals for real life, opportunities to gratify wishes, and a form of nocturnal therapy. A new theory aims to make sense of it all.
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Only once in my life have I ever noticed that I was actually dreaming; in the dream I commented on it... and then shortly afterward I woke up.
If I could truly control my dreams, I think that would be about the most wonderful thing ever!
I would be flying unassisted (like Superman), I would be having dates with the most attractive, interesting people on the planet, I would have exciting action-adventure dreams where I'm the hero, I would be visiting other worlds or alternate universes. I would have my health and youth back, so I could run and ice-skate and ride a bike with ease and joy. I might even choose to have sex dreams; wouldn't THAT be great!
Try as I might, though, true lucid dreaming has never happened to me.
But, I will always keep hoping.
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