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Why dreams are so strange


In general, it is assumed - without reflection - that we perceive the world with our consciousness and thus also decide.

This raises a few questions:

Why do we take in the world like this?

Science knows that we select them.

According to which directives?

According to our goals.

Where are these located?

In the brain - and not in the consciousness!

It follows from this: We do not see the world as it “actually” is, but as it is best used to us from the perspective of the brain.

Now the world is constantly changing. This leads to the question: How do we get new information?

By the senses. In this way, consciousness takes in the world and sends it to the brain.

This can then change its goals. With the result that we then see the world differently.

Consciousness is increased perception through the senses - nothing else!

It absorbs information from outside and from inside the person.

When you sleep, it is usually only from within, which it sends to the brain as usual.

But the brain works differently during sleep, because it lacks the role of the frontal lobe, which is now largely deactivated. This eliminates, among other things, its logical accompaniment.

And since it now receives different information, there are also other goals according to which it sees the world.


And so it shows us a world in sleep that we perceive through our senses and value as reality.



The fact that the dream event is so incomprehensible after we have woken up again is explained by the now no longer restricted perceptual ability of the outside world, including the frontal lobe: the senses can again absorb all information that the goals of the brain allow.


From this point of view, what happens in the dream then makes no sense.


Dream world and the world that we see with a fully functioning brain are therefore very different and - as I said - also generate what the senses send to the brain (and what we then see).


Understanding this causes difficulties for people who continue to live in the course of their usual world.


But even experts have their seemingly insurmountable (especially emotional) problems to see that it is not the consciousness that executes and decides everything, but the brain.


So, the perception of our dreams, which we grasp as absolute reality, remains an unsolvable puzzle for them.




In the dream the feelings have the power.


The mind is mostly off.


Any thought (when one is awake again) that the metaphysical mattered is merely wishful thinking.



In contrast to being awake, where goals of adaptation with the cerebrum* dominate, dreams are about topics of the respective living being that are no longer influenced by the midpoints *. The cerebrum does not play a role here because it is largely switched off. So, the fantasies of dreams are perceived as reality.


You shouldn't take your dreams so seriously. They are stimuli, scenes or stories that arise through associations, similarities, etc. Overall, however, they have little to do with reality.


You can see that, for example, in daydreams that are triggered by any impulses, similarities, and generate fantasies.

Of course, this would not be seen as reality either.


Certainly, there can also be wishes, fears, desires, fears, etc. of oneself that were stimulated.

Not infrequently it is somehow stimulated emotions that are experienced unbridled as reality with vivid fantasies.


Although the dream, like everything else, consists of substances that operate according to laws, it is of little use in life as a prophet, because everything is mixed up, realities do not matter.


This is mostly due to the similarities that are no longer monitored e.g., by the midpoints, especially in which the frontal lobe plays a major role.



Whether we are awake or asleep; our brain is always working. And absorbs information from the outside and inside world with the senses:


When we are awake, primarily from the outside world so that we can adapt. This change and adjusts the goals in the brain and, of course, at the same time the midpoints that execute them.


In wakefulness, the midpoints sort out what does not fit their goals (including fantasies, illogicals, dreams). Because of this mechanism, it is no longer perceived by the senses.


In sleep from the inner world, because this is precisely the task of the senses. Here, the goals with their midpoints are not active (also because, as I said, they would disrupt recovery during sleep). The brain is not ruled from the midpoints.


The brain works similarly in dreams and in wakefulness. Except that in the latter, the midpoints * are in charge, showing the whole direction.


And during sleep* brain functions are restricted.


In both cases we experience the world - and it appears real to us.



In the dream, the brain shows us how, unregulated by the central mechanism of wakefulness, under the restriction of the frontal lobe and the striated muscles, it works in itself during sleep. That is why dreams are often so incomprehensible (see above). They show us, in relation to reality, a limited world through the senses.


Since certain functions are disabled during sleep, issues can arise that are not perceived while awake. Here, goals can also play a role that are no longer excluded from midpoints because there is often no space for them.


This can also include fantasies that came into our heads while we were awake, but classified as irrelevant or nonsensical - but were still saved.


Of course, problems, conflicts or wishes, etc. are also stimulated in the dream, which are then "processed". The results are mostly fantasies, unrealistic "solutions."


Or not, as in the case of traumatic experiences, the causes of which are evoked during sleep and can turn into nightmares.



It can show the most bizarre stories and images that we take as absolute reality - until we are again awake and everyday cognitive behaviour, including the frontal lobe function, has taken over again.



We are used to living purposefully, to bring everything in an understandable direction. And so, the dream is also interpreted accordingly. It is assumed to have an inner stringency - which is certainly incorrect.


Dreaming while sleeping just tells us how the brain works without the goals of wakefulness. As a rule, it does not depict how we should act (because it only has limited functions). And it especially doesn't show us how metaphysical, god, or supernatural wants to move us to do something.



You should keep in mind that the brain - like everything - consists of substances that operate according to laws.



Question: Why did it not occur to people in the past that dreams are exclusively produced by their brain?


Answer: Because they did not know how the brain works and that it is exclusively what shapes them. And remained in their belief in metaphysical activities because they couldn't explain it to themselves otherwise.


It's always like this: If something is not clear to you, then interpretations, interpretations, fantasies come into play. These fill in the “knowledge hole”. And so, people have often looked for the origin of their dreams in the outside world, for example given by God or other mystical instructions.


If you ask yourself what dreams are supposed to show us, the answer is: They tell us little that is useful. Because this is not their job.


But by thinking about your interpretation of dreams while awake, you could learn something about yourself - which goals and problems, among others, shape us.





• We sleep because it helps us recover from the waking state.


• We dream because our senses always remain active (if only to be able to absorb dangers from the environment).




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