There are amongst us devotees to lucid dreaming. I am not one of them, but what, exactly, is a lucid dream?
The prominent definitions to be found seem to focus on the ability to control the dream, rather than what the name itself suggests—lucidity. That is, one would expect that experiencing a lucid dream would be to be fully aware within the dream, to feel fully awake and to have a complete sense of self.
As we shall see, the problem is that lucidity would appear to preclude the ability to control the dream. So what are those that have a level of control actually experiencing? Continue reading
Over the years I have met one or two who claim not to dream—they understand the concept of a dream but have never had the experience for themselves.
I for one believe them.
But why should such a statement of belief be required? If they haven’t ever dreamt then…so what?