From: "John Jardine"
Subject: Re: Smile
Date: Thu, 28 Nov 2002 15:11:32 -0000
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Sir Charles W. Shults III wrote in message
> "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
> often hard to tell from reality, except for the fantastic happenings. I
> 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
> even built a couple of the devices, and they work.
> Colors, textures, smells, all are present. When I was a kid, I was
> 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
> unrealistic in concept, but there tends to be a greater sense of
> those. I have awakened with the sense of great understanding of some
> 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
Lucky Bastard!. The ones I even manage to just remember are allways in a dim
half-light. I'm aware of this sufficient to try and switch on any nearby
light switch. The light will refuse to switch 'on'.
Had the 'universal knowledge and secrets' a few times. Last one I managed to
write down as a cryptic "Vingst". Its kept its secrets though!