Wanderings and Findings

The human hot spot

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It’s been a couple of days since I posted here. The reason? Some of the places I love to spend time don’t have the best internet connection. I could feign guilt and remorse but if I’m honest I’ve had a wonderful time in the Cotswolds and regret nothing, brazen wild thing that I am. It […]

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Let me take you by the gland

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Having talked about our powers of perception and our our ability to see images even when we are asleep, with eyes closed, it seemed churlish not to mention an intriguing little organ, nestled in the brain, at about eye level, called the pineal gland. Quite a lot more has been written about this small, pine […]

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The flight of the projector

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So the trains are cancelled again, the buses hunt in packs at random times and fuel for the car seems to cost more each month. On the bright side, you’re on the verge of discovering a whole new way to travel. The flight of the projector is nothing to do with the little girl in […]

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Take the dream helm

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The belief and precognitive types of dream may be rich sources of information from which we might be able to learn much of value, but is this a one way street? Are we, when dreaming, only receivers of information from the unconscious or is there a way in which we can inform the dream? Can […]

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The oracle within

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The type of dreams that gave rise to the aboriginal belief structure and it’s cosmology could be seen as part of a category of dreams known as “belief dreams”. Although they have become such an intrinsic part of aboriginal culture this is not the only place they are found. In fact, as might be expected, […]

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Dreams and their dreamers

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I’d like to ponder another question. Actually it’s a variation on an old question but is of a quite similar nature. Which came first, the dream or the dreamer? It’s often quite interesting how different ideas, while wandering around the corridors formed by the gyri and sulci of the brain, bump into each other, stop […]