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multi-dreaming

Sunday,  06/19/05  09:19 AM

A weird thing.  This morning I woke up around 6:00, decided it wasn't time to get up yet, and so I went back to sleep.  And dreamed.  Actually I had two dreams.  At the same time.

In one dream I was in cabin in the woods, admiring the woodwork.  In great detail.  And I thought to myself (in the dream), "this is boring", I need another dream.  And I switched to a different dream.  In which I was skiing down a long, unending hill, only it was horizontal.  Kind of like surfing the Pororoca bore wave, but on snow.  (Yes, I had watched this video before falling asleep.)  Anyway the hill went on and on and on and suddenly I was back in the cabin.  Then I was skiing.  And so on.

So this is pretty weird.  How could my brain be doing this?  Was I multi-dreaming?  If you brain can really do two things at once, and they need not be realtime, then could you be processing reality and processing a pseudo-reality at the same time?

I can't wait until we have the network connection to our brains working :)

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