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- v. Present participle of dream.
- n. An instance of dreaming; a dream or reverie.
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- n. imaginative thoughts indulged in while awake
- n. a series of mental images and emotions occurring during sleep
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"I have been dreaming, then; yes, yes, I suspected as much -- _dreaming_," she said; and, as she reached her own room, she muttered --
All the dreaming is my subconscious trying to solve a problem.
The Indian dwelling in the dense forests in the region of Orinoco has found that tobacco is an excellent solace to relieve the monotony of his life; he uses it "not only to procure an afternoon nap, but also to induce a state of quiescence which they call dreaming with their eyes open."
Day dreaming is using the subconscious mind to solve problems ..
For example: one of my unpublished novels takes place in a city where controlled dreaming is something every citizen is taught to do from childhood.
And that dreaming is part of the normal sleep process.
I don't want to get caught up in dreaming too much because there is too much to do.
This has been an exercise in dreaming about another life.
I think dreaming is our nightly sorting time, when our brains feverishly hold up everything we experienced that day and says "Now what does this remind me of?" before stashing it away in a drawer of memory.
Maybe it's time that we begin dreaming together of how we can work together in our diversity and make the world a better place, one where we stop fighting because of our beliefs and embrace our beliefs as a way towards peace, where we begin working together to stop hunger rather than competing for awards on who is giving more money to this cause.