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Tuesday, June 08, 2010


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Keystone Bouchard

I often wonder if those who already experience lucid dreams would be quicker, or more likely to understand the virtual world experience than those who don't?

Over the years, I've grown confident that there must be some core psychological difference between those who immediately 'get it' and those who never do (with seldom any gray area in between). Maybe it has to do, at least in part, with previous experiences with lucid dreaming?

Hamlet Au

That's a good question! I also wonder if lucid dreaming with SLers is more predominant with heavy content creators, versus social users, etc. I spend most of my SL time writing about it and talking with people in it, but rarely build in-world; I have a lot of dreams that take place in Second Life, but rarely are they (or other dreams) lucid.

Hitomi Tiponi

I am sorry Hamlet but is this a 'significant percentage' in your terms or one in statistical terms?

Hamlet Au

Mine, of course.

soror nishi

Great survey, and totally expected results, I believe.

Ziki Questi

I've had dreams once in a while that take place in SL, and a few days ago (as I mentioned in a tweet), I had a absolutely bizarre dream in which my own two avatars became entangled in a physical confrontation with one another. (No, I am not going anywhere near trying to analyze that one haha!)

Loquacia Loon

My dreams take place in Second Life very often, and most frequently are about something practical like building things or putting outfits together. I reckon a big part of it is that SL seems to have made me a much more visual person than I used to be.

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