Stimulating discussion at:
The Dreaming Mind: Waking the Mysteries of Sleep | World Science Festival
Where do our dreams come from, why do we have them, and what do they mean? Can we harness them to foster creativity, solve problems, and prepare for the
- The video begin with thoughts about the nature of dreaming in general.
- An interesting discussion about Lucid dreaming (=conscious while dreaming) begins at 22:32.
- An interesting account by an artist who is also a Lucid dreamer begins at 35:44 (he attempts to meet Brian Greene in a Lucid Dream).
- Like all new technologies, Lucid dreaming can also be used for good and also for bad (=exploitation) is discussed beginning at 102:25
- Last discussion point was about whether Lucid dreaming can help understanding the nature of consciousness, beginning at 1:15:45