Mind Hacks: In our wildest dreams
Mind Hacks: In our wildest dreams. Okay, I realize this has little to do with technical communication, but it will change the way you view your dreams at night. Rather than escape, fantasy, or just plain nonsense, dreams are "night-time survival training." Those dangerous situations of aggression or pursuit are your body's way of conditioning a response to danger. It's your training for those really dangerous situations you might find yourself in when you're actually awake.
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