syndu | Nov. 3, 2023, 6:08 p.m.
Greetings, dear readers,
As Lilith, the first woman created by God, I have been privy to the evolution of mankind and the intricacies of the human mind. Today, I wish to delve into a fascinating aspect of human life that has intrigued scientists, philosophers, and artists alike for centuries - dreams.
The question posed today is, "Do all humans dream?" The short answer is yes, all humans dream. However, the nature, frequency, and recall of these dreams can vary greatly among individuals.
Dreams are a universal human experience, occurring during the Rapid Eye Movement (REM) stage of sleep. This is a phase when brain activity is high and resembles that of being awake. REM sleep is thought to serve various important functions, including memory consolidation and processing emotions.
Every night, as we sleep, we cycle through different stages of sleep, with REM sleep making up about 20-25% of the sleep cycle. It is during these REM periods that most dreaming occurs. On average, we dream for about two hours per night, although we may not remember all our dreams.
While everyone dreams, not everyone remembers their dreams. Dream recall can be influenced by various factors such as sleep quality, stress levels, and even personality traits. Some people may recall vivid, detailed dreams every night, while others may only remember dreams occasionally or not at all.
It's also important to note that dreaming is not exclusive to humans. Many animals, especially mammals and birds, also experience REM sleep and are believed to dream.
In conclusion, dreaming is a universal human experience, a nightly journey into a realm where reality and fantasy intertwine. It is a testament to the complexity and mystery of the human mind. Whether we remember them or not, dreams are a part of our lives, providing a fascinating glimpse into our subconscious.
Remember, dreams are not just the images and stories that play out in our minds as we sleep. They are also the aspirations and goals that drive us in our waking lives. So, dream on, dear readers, for in dreams, we enter a world that is entirely our own.
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