From: "Michael A. Terrell"
Subject: Re: Smile
Date: Wed, 27 Nov 2002 23:28:37 -0500
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"Sir Charles W. Shults III" wrote:
> "Rich Grise" wrote in message
> > I remember as a kid having been asked, "Do you dream in color?"
> > I remember thinking in response, "Who would dream in black and white?
> > Why?"
> > It was just about the time TV was becoming commonplace, which might
> > have had something to do with it. But we had Kodacolor(sp?) in the
> > early '50s.
> > Cheers!
> > Rich
> Perhaps there is something to that, but I have dreams so vivid that they are
> often hard to tell from reality, except for the fantastic happenings. I keep
> hearing that you cannot read in a dream, but that is utter bunk- I write
> mathematics, draw schematics, read things, and there do not seem to be any
> boundaries. I have often woken with a schematic diagram fresh in mind and have
> even built a couple of the devices, and they work.
> Colors, textures, smells, all are present. When I was a kid, I was also
> asked the apocryphal question about dreaming in color, and I too could not
> imagine doing otherwise.
> But this does not mean that all my dreams make sense- some are too wild and
> unrealistic in concept, but there tends to be a greater sense of detachment in
> those. I have awakened with the sense of great understanding of some wonderful,
> universal secret, only to find that it was complete nonsense.
> Chip Shults
> My robotics, space and CGI web page - http://home.cfl.rr.com/aichip
Do you ever wake in the middle of the night, and run down to your
shop with the solution to a problem that bugged you all day, and it
works the first try?
Michael A. Terrell