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Mark Twain And The World Of Dreams

"The dream is the greatest of all psychic phenomena, for like a god the dreamer is a creator of worlds. But what are dreams? Shadows of our waking life, airy nothings? Perhaps not, say some who don’t mind subverting conventional wisdom. According to philosophers C.D. Broad and H.H. Price, our waking minds are immersed in an extended dream world, which continues with its business, even as we carry on in waking reality ... Mark Twain, for example, who wrote about his psychic experiences, was a dream aficionado. At age sixty-three, he wrote My Platonic Sweetheart, an account of a dream adventure lasting forty-four years ... (read more)


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