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Look up dream interpretations?

  1. Jul 30, 2010 #1

    Monique

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    Do you guys know some good websites to look up dream interpretations? I was just searching through Google and couldn't find any website that looked reasonable.

    Last night I had a nightmare about a tiger chasing me up flights of stairs and even up on ladders, apparently that means that I have to face difficult situations and overcome obstacles, which about fits my situation right now. It's the first time I've had that dream, so it made me interested in keeping track of my nightly adventures some more :smile:
     
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  4. Jul 30, 2010 #3

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    Re: Dreams

    I think dream interpretation is all in the eye...well, erm, brain of the beholder. What a tiger represents to you may not be the same to everyone.

    When I try to figure out what a dream means I give it two seconds' thought, and whatever comes to mind I figure that's close enough :biggrin:.
     
  5. Jul 30, 2010 #4

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    lol, where did you dig that up? That interpretation would never have crossed my mind.
     
  6. Jul 30, 2010 #5
    Re: Dreams

    Lucid dreaming, anyone? Its ubercool. Exhausting, but fun. And there's never bad endings.
     
  7. Jul 30, 2010 #6

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  8. Jul 30, 2010 #7

    Monique

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    I don't know about that.. some dreams are just too strange. There seem to be some dreams that occur in populations that are very symbolic and they represent some deep psychology, like dreams where you lose your teeth. I've never studied the subject, so I'm no expert.
     
  9. Jul 30, 2010 #8
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    It would be hard to study dreams, since you can never know what someone else dreamt. You always have to take their word for it.
    Whenever I have a dream, I remember the basics of it for about 10 minutes after I wake up, then it gets more and more nebulous as time goes on. At the end of the day I've probably forgotten just about all of it.
    I'll hear people tell me about their dreams they had a few days ago and they're giving me detail after detail. Makes me really doubt they actually dreamt that and instead just like to hear themselves talk.
     
  10. Jul 30, 2010 #9
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    Hang in there, Monique, I hope things go better soon.
     
  11. Jul 30, 2010 #10

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    Try to not interpret bad dreams! I won’t tell you what it means. :biggrin:


    Haha, you’re quite right Lisab, the beholder’s environment does have some effect on shaping the meaning of the dream. However, I believe there are other natural symbols [bugs/sun/animals/rivers/mountains…etc] which have an exact meaning… IMHO.
     
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  12. Jul 30, 2010 #11
    Re: Dreams

    confirmation bias.
     
  13. Jul 30, 2010 #12
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    i don't think there's much to be gained from dream interpretation, absent some divine intervention a la joseph and the pharaoh.

    just randomization of recent experiences, things that are on your mind.
     
  14. Jul 30, 2010 #13

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    Or it might just mean that I finally finished building my tiger costume. :uhh:
     
  15. Jul 30, 2010 #14
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    you really can't interpret your dreams very well. there are "common" meanings for some things but they fail to take into account all the other things going on, so it's basically a moot point. basically, if i could let go of an apple and have it not drop and said it was because it experienced no gravity, would you believe me? it's one explanation and under some conditions may very well be the explanation, however i could come up with countless other ways to do the same thing, one being a table.
     
  16. Jul 30, 2010 #15
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    have you considered the possibility that they are smarter than you? If i remember my dreams i tend to be able to recount most details for a good amount of time.
     
  17. Jul 30, 2010 #16
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    It's not the ladder and stairs that are the representation of sexual act. Representation of the sexual act is the Tiger (woods).
     
  18. Jul 30, 2010 #17
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    That's the dream interpretation classic, "The Interpretation of Dreams" by Sigmund Freud, 1899.

    P.S. interestingly, that exact same line is quoted in the Wikipedia article about the book (I didn't put it there, I swear.)
     
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  19. Jul 30, 2010 #18
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    Better watch a porn movie. Better technology, same content :devil:
     
  20. Jul 30, 2010 #19
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    I could just as easily say I'm smarter because my brain doesn't waste energy remembering pointless things like dreams.
    Sounds deliberately offensive to go straight to "smarter than you".
     
  21. Jul 30, 2010 #20
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    Carl Jung has respected works on dream interpretation.
     
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