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Can Dreams Predict Future?

  1. Apr 30, 2004 #1
    :cool: Did anyone have a dream come true - So true that it's just plain weird? ... maybe even beyond explanation? :smile:
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  3. Apr 30, 2004 #2
    I have had several "semi-waking dreams," or what most people would call "visions," come true. These visions were very specific, very eerie. It's a very unpleasant feeling to have them. In the most recent one, I "saw" my ex the physicist get hurt at the beach, with his neck very hurt. I did not see what caused it, just the location. It upset me enough to phone him and warn him, because whenever I have these, they come true. He knew I had these visions, but he just blew it off. Later on that week, he was in the hospital, with a broken neck, from getting hit from behind with a rogue wave while scuba diving. He no longer ignores my visions, but it makes him mad that I have them.

    P.S. His neck is better but he can never pilot a plane again and has to be very careful with his neck.

    I have an explanation for these visions, one that I'll borrow from Corrie Ten Boom, the WWII Dutch underground worker: These visions show us that Jesus is aware, and that all is in His hands. This is not an offer to defend or debate my explanation, just my opinion.
  4. Apr 30, 2004 #3
    Lol. Don't mind me laughing ... Very strange
  5. Apr 30, 2004 #4
    I dreamt i was a turtle trying to get an egg. But there was a kid who stopped me from getting that egg. So i swam at the oppistie side of the beach and tricked the kid into following me and them swam to the egg quickly and grabbed it and swam away.

    Later that day i needed to take my time even when i felt i hadn't got much time. Then made myself a few extra bucks for taking that time and a weekend job to make more money. heh.
  6. Apr 30, 2004 #5
    Don't quiet get it ... what can i say? I'm slow
  7. Apr 30, 2004 #6
    umm i dont know, i think dream is more like reflect wat u r wat u feel during the day and combine with ur imagination forms a movie clip in ur head. hoho
  8. Apr 30, 2004 #7


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    I've thought of science concepts and simple computer programs in my dreams. The programs actually worked when I wrote them in real life. How crazy :biggrin:
  9. May 1, 2004 #8
    Slow and steady win the race. :biggrin: :smile:

    Anywho,this is how I understood the special theory of relativity:
    I had a dream about an object in 3D space flying, approaching c, and when it did, I recalled what I had read about what may occur at this speed. Then, as it approached c, it expanded, turned blue, and then it passed c. It disappeared into thin air (which had sparkles in it, to represent energy). And then, it occured to me....E=mc^2!! ahaha!! And I woke up, and smiled.

    Fabulous dream, eh?
  10. May 1, 2004 #9
    ............ Yeah :D ..............
  11. May 1, 2004 #10
    That's like ... wow ...
  12. May 1, 2004 #11

    wow Fabulous good way of learning

    but i did heard the scientist are trying do something with our dream, a tutoring program? i m not sure.
  13. May 1, 2004 #12
    I was 11 when this happened too. How cool is that!
  14. May 1, 2004 #13
    wow inheritance from ur parents?

    hey u should concentrate on the physics field, maybe u will achieve something incrediable

    good luck =)
  15. May 2, 2004 #14
    Do you guys reckon animals have dreams then? Or is it something to do with our extra intellectual awareness (or whataver you call the distiguishing quality between man and animal) that makes us dream?

    Maybe theres been studies done on animals dreaming?
  16. May 2, 2004 #15


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    Sure animals can dream. Have you ever watched a dog sleep? They sort of act weird.....
  17. May 2, 2004 #16
    Lol ... really? ... I have never watched a dog sleep - gotta try that sometime.

    I wonder if they know it's only a dream or do they take it on as another 'day' in their life ... i guess we'll neva know
  18. May 2, 2004 #17
    haha a brain reader?
  19. May 2, 2004 #18
    Happy BIrthday expscv ... if you're still here. How old r now then? l... lol (f you don't mnd the question)
  20. May 2, 2004 #19
    ah, then you have a lot of spare time. If I could get over my fear of dogs, then I would do the same when I am bored (which is rare).
  21. May 2, 2004 #20

    lol i m 18 but my birth day is on january

    the one in my profile is a joke hehe :biggrin:
  22. May 2, 2004 #21
    Ive been meditating for a fair few years, and one night when i went to bed i decided to go into a state of lucid dreaming, which id been experimenting with around that time. About 10 minutes in i was dreaming away while consciously monitoring what i was seeing. At one point i saw the face of jesus, not just any old jesus but a kind of cartoon representation with an odd square beard. I thought the image was pretty absurd and wondered why this image had come into my head esspecially seeing as im not religious in anyway.
    After that i went to the bathroom and then properly fell asleep, when i woke up the next morning and turned on my tv (which is my useall routine) there was the same face of jesus i had seen the night before staring out at me, strange square beard and all. I turned up the volume on the tv and from what i could gather the program was about depictions of jesus in art throughout the ages.
    Normally id have thought, coincidence, but the fact that it was the exact representation of jesus i saw the night before leads me to believe that i saw part of the future. I had another premontion after this, although i cant say these freaked me out, if anything they just confirmed what ive thought for a long time. Which is that time can be percieved as being non-sequential.
  23. May 2, 2004 #22
    yeah it's very odd , and wierd, it seems to be illisusion and never showed a clear picture, in a dream u only get an outlines of it, once u wake up and see something simmilar u brain will matches the picture in ur dream (that is just an outline)

    and thinks u see that already. and auto fill the outline, makes people even beilieve wat they saw in the dream was extraclt the same.
  24. May 3, 2004 #23
    That was my theory for years ans years. I thought the brain back-tracked and made up the Whole dream to account for something happening @ that moment. But - dreams have now and again come Completely true. I no longer believe in that theory because I have woken up and told people about the dream - and it came true only afterwards. The double-checked the poeple - it wasn't made up.

    Overdose: Can you really conciously induce a lucid dream? Do you do sum kind of special meditation to make it work?
  25. May 3, 2004 #24
    wow then there is something to concern of.

    hows it work?

    although it's hard to beileve something havent been proved

    = fancy

    but it does happen to me, some of the times. where i could see something like 5 sec of action, and maybe 2 days later, that 5 sec of action was become real. but could it be a illusion and a coincidence ?
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  26. May 3, 2004 #25
    I made this thread to get other people's opinions. I have NO idea how it works or if it is true even...I'm not 100% about it - so I don't expect any1 else to be :D

    In my mind, it could be an illusion or a coincidence. But because some people say things have happened 100% like dream and I have experience like 75% coming true (of a single dream) then I wonder if theres something I'm missing here.
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