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Monday, May 23, 2016

The average person has about 1,460 dreams a year. By the time we die, most of us will have spent six years or more dreaming. So dreaming is physiologically, psychologically and culturally important.

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Today's Random Fact:

Common dream motifs that transcend cultural and socio-economic boundaries include falling, flying, nakedness in public, and unpreparedness. Such shared dreams arise from experiences and anxieties fundamental to all people.

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Bonus Fact:

While dream interpretation may not be accurate, it is certainly not new. The Beatty Papyrus, written around 1350 B.C. and discovered at Thebes, is the oldest dream dictionary existing today. It describes special dream-interpreting priests called 'Masters of the Secret Things' or 'Learned Ones of the Magic Library.'

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