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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It's true, I explained shame as a response to something that is morally reprehensible. If there is an element of shame in being bad at sports or thinking of ourselves as unattractive, this is, perhaps, because of the positive moral connotations of winning and being beautiful. In contrast, there is little shame in being bad at knitting or gardening, because these activities do not have strong moral associations.
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