• Where do our night dreams come from?

    18 days ago - By Gurney Journey

    The German word Traumbild means "dream image." The source of the image might be a daydream, a nightmare, or a hallucination.
    Henry Fuseli, The Nightmare, 1781, The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit Before Freud and Jung acknowledged the importance of the unconscious mind, dream images in the western world were mostly regarded through the filter of Christianity. Hieronymus Bosch (1450 - 1516) The Last Judgement, detail of a man being eaten by a monster According to Jean-Claude Schmitt, "The medieval conception of dreams differs significantly from ours: dreaming was not the psychic activity...
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