I just uploaded a new essay about the deep history of lucid dreaming and its potential role in Paleolithic rock art.
There’s always a danger of projecting our ideas about dreams into the past, especially the deep past, but as archaeologist David Lewis-Williams has reminded, humans cannot refrain from dreaming. I take this a step further and suggest that our ancient ancestors were quite capable of incubating visionary states within their dreams.
Click here to read: The Prehistory of Lucid Dreaming.
Great article! I stumbled it. Hopefully that’ll bring some new visitors your way. 🙂
I love how you’ve set up your site with a blog for annoucements and less formal writing, and then a section for full-fledged articles.
Thanks, Ben, for your web 2.0 magic. More articles will be coming soon.
Apela (Colorado) has told us that the petroglyphs of Olowalu on Maui were actually dreamed into the rocks. This is what the elders say.
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