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Originally posted by Ghost375
reply to post by Twisted1
Welcome to this dimension!
Enjoy your stay.
I'd recommend "The dream of a ridiculous man" by Dostoevsky to understand what you just went through. it's just a short story so It won't take long to read.
You can find the full text online for free, and legally since Dostoevsky is no longer with us.
edit on 29-6-2011 by Ghost375 because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by Screwed
I have entertained the notion that we are immortal to a point.
We can not die.
when we think we die, we just transfer our consciousness into a dimension in which we had not been killed.
Meanwhile, the dimension in which we were killed, experiences our loss and departure.
Any residual "memories" would be chalked up as mearly a dream.
Only one way to find out!!!
Originally posted by 2manyquestions
Very interesting story, if true. As someone suggested, maybe the trauma of the dream changed something about you and about your perception of the world. I was thinking about how easily our perceptions of the world can change. For example people go to hypnotists to lose their fears or change their taste preference for food in order to lose weight. Some hypnotists are able to make you believe anything they want you to believe. In other words our minds seem to be easily reprogrammed. Who's to say that a traumatic dream like that wouldn't change something about you? Who's to say that a world outside of our minds even exists?! Who knows.
Originally posted by coquine
Fascinating! I am rather interested in this topic, the theory of death being some sort of transition between alternate realities, as I've had a few experiences that made me wonder about it.
It also would fit with some general principles I observe in this world, like that polarity seems to be an illusion..... so our being simultaneously dead and alive at the same time could make sense.
Even if the hypothetical physical death never happened, the fact that you BOTH dreamed this at the same time would have to mean that at least some sort of powerful spiritual or psychological transition had happened in your psyche.......which I still find fascinating!