Time and dreams

J. W. Dunne, after observing several of his dreams that portrayed future put forward a theory about time in his book, An Experiment with Time.

He said that usually we only see where we have been in time, but in certain states of mind that can occur in dreams we can see present, past and future as if from an aerial view.

Quantum theory has put forward theorems that show how this might be feasible. Irish physicist John Stewart Bell put forward a quantum theorem that has revolutionised the way reality is considered. In brief, the theorem states that when two sub-microscopic particles are split and moved to a distance from each other, the action on, or of, particle ‘A’, is instantaneously reproduced with particle ‘B’. This interaction does not rely on any known link or communication and is considered to stand above normal physical laws of nature, as it is faster than light. Prior to such findings it was thought nothing could transcend the speed of light. This suggests that the fundamental particles of our body exist beyond time and space, and if a dream touches this level then it expresses a very different experience of time.

Some dreams show very clearly that at a certain level of our being time and space ar enot as they are in the world of our senses. Edgar Cayce said that time is usually like looking through a crack in a wall at a river. Throught crack we can only see what  is there are that moment. But if we climb the wall we can see what is coming and what has gone past  us.


-P 2018-04-25 6:26:04

In the dream,a friend has a terrible accident where the glass cabinet and all the glassware break.There are pieces of glass all over falling like rain and his hand is damaged badly by a shattered glass bowl .In the dream I get the feeling that time has been turned and that it’s the same day again when the accident occurred and this time we can prevent the bowl from breaking and prevent the accident from happening.The man,his wife and me are all together that day to prevent the accident from occurring if possible.
I would like to understand this… Since nothing can actually hurt us in dreams then why should we bother trying to prevent the accident?
Why would time have turned back to before the accident in the dream?
Thank you.

    -Tony Crisp 2018-04-26 13:56:31

    Hi – It is important that you read https://dreamhawk.com/forums/index.php?topic=529.msg1472#msg1472
    Nothing can replace your own ability to understand your dream. With a little effort you can do this by practicing what is described in – http://dreamhawk.com/dream-encyclopedia/acting-on-your-dream/#BeingPerson or http://dreamhawk.com/dream-dictionary/getting-at-your-dreams-meaning/


    P – Perhaps because if we know an outcome before it happens we can prevent it. This has been done several times. Most of us feel that time is absolute and we simple have to accept what happens, but modern physics such as quantum has shown a different view. Dreams often demonstrate this, for example humans live in two very different dimensions. The one most people identify with is the three dimensional physical world of the body. There a lot of rules to learn in this world; when very young we learn not to touch hot things; not to rush out into a road with moving cars. But as adults we have learnt not to step out into space while at a height because we will fall and have a major injury or die.

    In the wider awareness of dreams and the mind you leave the limited view of the three dimensional world most of us are trapped in, and enter a world beyond time and space. So forget the clumsy explanations of telepathy and precognition, for they are explanations from the body’s limited senses. Beyond time we are aware of all time, past, present and future – all at once. So we do not look into the future, but are it. Our body life is to learn important lessons by being locked in time, space and our body, with its gender and limitations.

    But here is a personal experience. My wife and I wanted to sell our house and advertised nationally. No results, but having spent so much and got nothing for it we were stuck. That night my wife dreamt that if we put up a for sale notice in our window the first couple who walked past would purchase the place.

    My wife made no move to do anything – she didn’t believe – but I put a notice up and that evening a young couple knocked on our door and said they were interested. Later they got their mortgage and bought the house.

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