Why Do We Dream?

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Dreaming is a process of making broad connections.

Dreams connect with recent experiences, old memories, and imagination.

Dreaming makes connections not made during the waking state.

The waking state tends to be guided by a specific task or goal, whereas dreaming tends to wander and form unique combinations.

For example, people awake and thinking of a house may recall a specific house where they lived in the past.

People dreaming and thinking of a house may see a generic house or a combination of several houses or even a hotel.

During dreaming, consolidation of thoughts and memories occurs, and the bizarre twists and images of dreams often represent the processing and reclassifying of old information.

Dream symbols bring together ordinary awareness and deeper levels of knowing.

Since images mean different things to different people, it’s the dreamer’s dominant emotion that guides the dreaming process when choosing images in the memory related to that emotional concern.

Dreams can be viewed as explanatory metaphors for the emotional state of the dreamer.

While some dreams seem to be sequences of disconnected images, ideas, feelings, and sensations, others are story-like sequences that are dramatic and intricately detailed.

They may have plots as coherent, funny, and profound as the best stories and plays.

Some dreams are not told in a single episode and the dream series may conclude the following night, or some may run for as long as a TV soap opera.

Why Do We Dream? - By Veronica Ekpenyong - 2019-09-11 12:44:56

Dreams are like imaginary event that happens in one's mind, you are certainly right get that some may continue after because I've experienced it...but my confusion is are dreams God's way of showing us things to come? sometimes they play out the way we see it in our sleep, sometimes it doesn't..I feel Good just loves us so much he gives us the feel of knowing what's to come

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Why Do We Dream? - By Blessing Oshinor - 2019-09-11 12:51:25

According to Sigmund Freud, when we sleep the unconscious part of the brain awakens. This part can capture pictures action that played during the day and replay them when we dream.

Also I think dreams is a connection to the spirit world.

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Why Do We Dream? - By Olubamide VICTOR FIYIN - 2019-09-11 12:57:48

From My Understanding, dream Is As A Result Of A Celestial Part Of Man That Is Capable Of Accessing Informations About Man And Majorly The Things That Surrounds Our Lives. i See It A  determinant To The Descisions Man Make. if The Dream Of A Man Is Polluted, he Would Rather Prefer Not To Exist And In The Same Vein, if There Is A Man Without A Dream, that Man Will Just Be Existing But Would  not Be Living A Purpose Driven Life. it Drives And Guides. this Makes Dreams A Very Important Tool Of Life.

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Why Do We Dream? - By Taiwo Adigun - 2019-09-11 13:22:20

Human is a very unique being made of spiritual matter(scientists call it quantum particles) interfaces with a physical body. 

We dream because  we are somehow connected  to the spiritual realm where we can see what has happened  on past,  what is happening,  and what will  happen. 

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Why Do We Dream? - By Okoro Lucky - 2019-09-11 13:27:26

Dream is a natural thing given to us by our creator. Most times he uses such means to communicate with us, trying to show you the future. Most times we dream as a result of what we think, that action that ponders in our heart. Dream is however a very essential thing man must appreciate.

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Why Do We Dream? - By Michael Okechukwu - 2019-09-11 13:44:58

There are reasons why we dream, we don't just sleep and wake up only to recall that a drama was displayed in your head while you lay, no there is always a reason but depend on the direction of the dream,most times drew come in parables, riddles,proverbs, idioms but it just doesn't come in a plane way most times it takes wisdom to comprehend to know what has gone wrong what is going on and most importantly what will go on. Thanks

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Why Do We Dream? - By Chinonso Henry Ikueze - 2019-09-11 14:29:57

Human beings are primarily spirit beings, who live in a body and has a soul. when we sleep, our bodies rest, but our spirits dont sleep. when we dream, its our spirts that wonder about, most times the last thoughts in our subconsciousness before we sleep, make up our dream activities and mostly we are not in control of our dreams.

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Why Do We Dream? - By Emmanuel Obasi - 2019-09-11 14:52:56

Human is a very unique being made of spiritual matter(scientists call it quantum particles) interfaces with a physical body. 

We dream because  we are somehow connected  to the spiritual realm where we can see what has happened  on past,  what is happening,  and what will  happen. 

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Why Do We Dream? - By Abdullahi Nurudeen Olayiwola - 2019-09-11 15:08:23

connected  to the spiritual realm where we can see what has happened  on past,  what is happening,  and what will  happen.  event that happens in one's mind, you are certainly right get that some may continue after because I've experienced it...but my confusion is are dreams God's way of showing us things to come? sometimes they play out the way we see it in our sleep, sometimes it doesn't..I feel Good just loves us so much he gives us the feel of knowing what's to come

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Why Do We Dream? - By Paul Agba - 2019-09-11 15:11:34

Our mind is a very powerful place, and dreaming is just one of the many activities it carries out, I could say we dream about things our subconscious state picks up while we are awake, dreaming could also be the mind taking its time to relax a bit and give you something to watch while you rest. 

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Why Do We Dream? - By Agbo Stephanie - 2019-09-11 15:15:23

Its also written in the Scriptures that God doesn't do anything without revealing it to his people in a dream. So some dreams is not all that you've imagined or thought of. Some are also what will happen in future. That's why we have Seers 

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Why Do We Dream? - By Aladetan Justina - 2019-09-11 15:15:32

The human body is built in that way, now its in two Ways, physical and spiritual. Now a dreamer is more or less the main character in the play, yes it looks like a play sometimes, both the good and bad ones

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Why Do We Dream? - By Ishaya Tanko - 2019-09-11 15:35:36

when we sleep, our bodies rest, but our spirits dont sleep. when we dream, its our spirts that wonder about, most times the last thoughts in our subconsciousness before we sleep, make up our dream activities and mostly we are not in control of our dreams.

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Why Do We Dream? - By Tonwe Mogha - 2019-09-11 15:37:37

I guess the reason why we dream sometimes is because, of the way of our thoughts or directions in life, sometimes it often comes as a result of watching maybe scary scene maybe from a movie series, dreams are meant to be life in the spirit.

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Why Do We Dream? - By PETER MMADUEKE - 2019-09-11 15:37:42

Its normal to have dreams as humans. Dreams are also source of inspiration and imagination of things to come and or things to avoid based on beliefs. Dreams occur mostly in an unconscious state of mind of a man. 

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Why Do We Dream? - By Chukwuemeka Iloduba - 2019-09-11 15:40:47

Dreams is another way of revelation to mankind , for the Bible let us understand that the old men shall dream , 

Dream in another way is de deeper means of veiwing our mindset imagination ... We have to understand that dream also interpret the feature so for that reason we all so not take every dream as just a dream but vision

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Why Do We Dream? - By Olawoyin Babatunde - 2019-09-11 15:42:40

One widely held theory about the purpose of dreams is that they help you store important memories and things you've learned, get rid of unimportant memories, and sort through complicated thoughts and feelings. Research shows that sleep helps store memories.

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Why Do We Dream? - By Adisa Olamilekan - 2019-09-11 16:05:24

Is good to dream.Dream is one of the signs that show that you are still alive because if someone don't the person is just like a dead human being. Dream is a continuation of what we have been doing in real life life but don't let us pray for negatives dreams because those once are very dangerous so is good to dream 

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Why Do We Dream? - By Nathan Blasu - 2019-09-11 16:10:03

The human brain is a wide platform so we being able to dream could have many reasons some of us dreams for our biggest desires or our daily activities and some even because of a lustful or flirtatious minds so there are alot of reasons

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Why Do We Dream? - By Boluwatife Olugbenro - 2019-09-11 16:17:37

Dreams are somewhat connected to our subconscious, they are formed by what goes on in us. We have dreams because they are reflects of what going on with us, they sometimes shows what bothers us and how we can connect with our inner self's. 

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Why Do We Dream? - By Bamidele Omotayo - 2019-09-11 16:31:39

To me we dream to let us no Wat particular tin we come to do in world.... Beacuse through dream God speak to some people an through dream u can no  about ur problem u are facing in ur family an so on. .... .. 

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Why Do We Dream? - By Arizona Arinze - 2019-09-11 16:56:47

they help you store important memories and things you've learned, get rid of unimportant memories, and sort through complicated thoughts and feelings. Research shows that sleep helps store memories.

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Why Do We Dream? - By Adenuga Timilehin - 2019-09-11 17:17:17

sometimes it's possible but when you believe, when you start firmly believing that dreams are coming true and day will always be true then that thing starts happening in reality as well. because you are feeding your subconscious mind without thought that my dreams always come true in near future.

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Why Do We Dream? - By Ajibade Ibrahim Adetunji - 2019-09-11 17:18:13

In my own opinion I think we dream because dreaming is just like a medium to seeing the outside world. When we are asleep, we're in the spirit life and what happens there is what we see as dreams.

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Why Do We Dream? - By Adenuga Timilehin - 2019-09-11 17:23:44

sometimes it's possible but when you believe, when you start firmly believing that dreams are coming true and day will always be true then that thing starts happening in reality as well. because you are feeding your subconscious mind without thought that my dreams always come true in near future.

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Why Do We Dream? - By Uche Godswill - 2019-09-11 17:27:06

Human as a tripatite being is made of body ,soul and spirit.these different beings something relate with one another in form of a dream.secondly most times what we see in our dreams comes as a result of our experiences in time past. These experiences somehow finds a way to register in our subconscious and later on starts replaying at night in form of a dream

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Why Do We Dream? - By Sunday Esther - 2019-09-11 17:46:24

To me when  you dream,  it help you to know what to do coz dream is like an informat  that gives information about the future or that reveal a particular secret to someone. Anyone who does not dream is dead spiritually. 

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Why Do We Dream? - By Oyegbaju Olamide Vivian - 2019-09-11 18:15:26

Some dreams are as a result of our imaginations or memories we cherish that we keep reliving. It can also be as a result of our worst nightmares that keeps taunting us. It can be a way of passing an information to us when our brain is at rest, it can also be our fantasies.

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Why Do We Dream? - By Tairu Damilola - 2019-09-11 18:28:06

Dream is another world on its own. when i wake up every morning and think about what i dreamt about, i discover that the dreams are always related to what is happening to me in real life sometimes it feels like am someone else leaving in another world, but the truth is every one has a dream, a dream that you want to come to reality.

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Why Do We Dream? - By Amisu Abdullahi - 2019-09-11 18:50:19

We dream because, while we are awake there are a lotnof things running through our mind and some lot of things we hope to have and so all. While we are sleeping we tend to see more of this things and realise them because they are always on our mind and sometime it might be what we don't even imagine

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Why Do We Dream? - By Dairo Idowu - 2019-09-11 19:01:00

The purpose dreaming is to gain some information we may not be able to get while we are awake. Like in the bible, its one of the way God uses to speak to His servant and prophet as we can see in the story of solomon. It's general means God uses to speak to human being.

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Why Do We Dream? - By John Vincent - 2019-09-11 19:34:57

Dreams are series of imaginary events that occur when one is not a waking state, it's the brains way of making connections together with the sub conscious mind. Although in the Christian belief God can reveal upcoming events to someone through dreams

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Why Do We Dream? - By Okpanachi Lawal - 2019-09-11 19:54:51

Due to Siegmund Freud,w when we sleep unconscious part of the brain awakens.this part capture picture action that played during the day and replay them when we dream .

Also I think dream is connecting to the spirit world

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Why Do We Dream? - By Okpanachi Lawal - 2019-09-11 19:55:44

Due to Siegmund Freud,w when we sleep unconscious part of the brain awakens.this part capture picture action that played during the day and replay them when we dream .

Also I think dream is connecting to the spirit world

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Why Do We Dream? - By Ayodele-olorunfemi Praise - 2019-09-11 20:28:12

Spiritually dream is a medium through which God tells us things. mind you dreams could also be from the devil and also man but it is up to our spirit to decide who our dreams come from and how we interpret our dream. A person who doesn't dream at all is not really safe and a person who has negative dreams need prayers. Also dreams can be a battle ground where you either win or lose, dreams can be a medium of restoration or pollution these things can be controlled with prayer.

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Why Do We Dream? - By Obute Caroline - 2019-09-11 20:42:30

Dreams occur as a result of the various information occupied in our soul...its is our soul replaying what has been documented in it and also its can be a way of God showing us a particular thing

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Why Do We Dream? - By Israel Ojih - 2019-09-11 20:50:08

There are as many interpretation to dreams as are there people and their beliefs, and reasons given often times borders on the spiritual, psychological and mundane.

But basically, humans are thinking beings and irrespective of whatever reason we may prefer for dreaming, our thoughts alone are nit reasons to dream. 

Dreams therefore, to me are picturial representation of the wanderings of our minds and thoughts 

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Why Do We Dream? - By Trixie Osas - 2019-09-11 20:50:21

One widely held theory about the purpose of dreams is that they help you store important memories and things you've learned, get rid of unimportant memories, and sort through complicated thoughts and feelings. Research shows that sleep helps store memories.

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Why Do We Dream? - By Taiwo Itunuoluwa - 2019-09-11 21:09:44

Dream connect the spiritual to the physical ,it sometimes reveals the past or future ,some may be fiction or not,some may bring fear while sone assurance ,one thing is someone that snores can dream at the same time cause dream is peaceful

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Why Do We Dream? - By Rahimat Abdulazeez - 2019-09-11 21:46:15

Dreams are natural thing or imagination gift from our creature GOD, sometime what you dream come through or what happened in ur dream is something related to what you doing, its even Sometimes show sign. There a saying a man that dream and can't remember it has no vision .

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Why Do We Dream? - By Kuoye Olamide - 2019-09-11 22:02:40

A dream is a succession of images, ideas, emotions, and sensations  that usually occur involuntarily in the mind during certain stages of sleep. The content and purpose of dreams are not fully understood, although they have been a topic of scientific, philosophical and religious interest throughout recorded history . Dream interpretation  is the attempt at drawing meaning from dreams and searching for an underlying message. The scientific study of dreams is called oneirology.

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Why Do We Dream? - By Oluwafemi Akanji - 2019-09-11 22:02:45

Dream sometimes serves as a means of interaction bewteen us and our creator. We  can dream of the event that has occured or event that hasn't but going to..when we sleep  is the flesh not the spirit..our spirit doesn't sleep. Sometimes we dream of what we do the most ..and things we think the most and also things we think before we sleep. We dream to get a better understanding of wat is going on around us. Thats simply dream.

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Why Do We Dream? - By Aminu Makusidi - 2019-09-11 22:05:38

The reasons why we dream are many, because dream is a unique being and spiritual connected to human by our creature which we used to communicate between living and none living things. And it also tell us about what happened in the past, what is happening and what is going to be happen

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Why Do We Dream? - By Emmanuel Ugbeye - 2019-09-11 22:10:29

Whenever we sleep, we shut down the conscious and open the gate wide open for the unconscious mind to roam freely. Our unconscious mind picks up things like sound (music), pictures, videos etc while we are awake unknowingly to us and it is while we are asleep that these thipiritually, God communicates to some of His children through dreams

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Why Do We Dream? - By Odinaka Duru - 2019-09-11 22:11:27

Dreams are thoughts and desire we wish to see come to pass in our present life I mean turning our wishes into reality but most times in so many individuals it ends as an hallucination because they never had the extra effort to bring their thought into practice and it ends in the mind and never comes to pass wake up and dream big and do big

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Why Do We Dream? - By Ruth Okoloeze - 2019-09-11 22:19:04

Dreams! Some hear God speak through dream, and this have helped them reshapen the course of their life. Some dreams helps us avoid impending dangers. It's rare to sleep without dreaming, while some are good,some are bad too. May God help us.

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Why Do We Dream? - By David Akwe - 2019-09-11 22:56:51

One theory for why we dream is that it helps facilitate our creative tendencies. Artists of all kinds credit dreams with inspiring some of their most creative work. You may have awakened at times in your life with a great idea for a movie or a song, too.

Without the logic filter you might normally use in your waking life that can restrict your creative flow, your thoughts and ideas have no restrictions when you’re sleeping.

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Why Do We Dream? - By Omoniyi Felix Ifeoluwa - 2019-09-11 23:10:14

sometimes dreaming serves as the first real performance of what you have thought in your mind and the reminder of what you have done in the past and a vision of somme scenes about tomorrow

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Why Do We Dream? - By Jimoh Micheal - 2019-09-11 23:10:25

To my own understanding, i think we dream when we are worried or troubled by something and we think of it often and often that we put it much in our mind. If not the main reason, i think it should be part of it

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Why Do We Dream? - By Maureen Okoh - 2019-09-11 23:18:48

Human beings are spirit and dream is one of the mediums through which we connect to the spirit world.

Through dream, things are revealed to us just as the Bible says in ps 19:2 day unto day uttereth speech, night unto night revealeth knowledge. So things are revealed to us through dreams.

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