Dreams can be coloured ?

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Dreams can be coloured ?

Post by firefly43210 » Wed Nov 07, 2018 3:04 pm

I once heard , if you dream in black and white , it is a dream . If you dream in color it most probably meant astral projection .
Now , I do not remember dreaming in black and white .
Am I travelling throughout the astral layers ?
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Post by eye_of_tiger » Wed Nov 07, 2018 10:20 pm

I do not remember ever having dreamed in black and white.

Does this mean that I have never had a real dream? I hardly think so.

While all of my dreams that I can remember were in colour (many dreams are not remembered), some are in over-saturated and a much wider range of colours than usual, similar to what happens when you turn the colour control on your television or computer monitor to its maximum setting.

This usually happens if I suddenly become aware while I am dreaming that it is only a dream. Such a dream is termed lucid.

So my answer to your question is that a dream in colour could be entirely normal and average, the result of astral travel, a lucid dream o virtuallyr anything else.

Is there anything other than the colour of your dream which suggests to you that you were astrally traveling at the time?

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Re: Dreams can be coloured ?

Post by firefly43210 » Thu Nov 08, 2018 3:33 am

No , only the colour .
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Post by eye_of_tiger » Thu Nov 08, 2018 3:53 am

firefly43210 wrote:
Thu Nov 08, 2018 3:33 am
No , only the colour .
Then I feel that it is highly unlikely (although not completely impossible) that astral traveling was involved.

If it ever happens again and you feel that you have something more to add to this thread, then I would be pleased to explore this further with you.

And thank you for asking such an interesting question.

Regards,

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Post by eye_of_tiger » Thu Nov 08, 2018 10:56 pm

FF,

Since answering your questions, I have been doing some research of my own on the subject of dreaming in colour vs dreaming in black and white. Here is some of what I found. Whether these claims are true, I really cannot say, but I am simply putting them out there for people to explore further themselves, if they are interested in doing so.

1. Most younger people claim that they dream exclusively in colour. A figure of 80% of young people is being thrown around on the internet, but there are no details about how this was measured scientifically. Of course that means if it is true that 20% on average of younger dreamers dream both in colour and in black and white. A relatively smaller number can only remember ever dreaming in black and white.

2. Over time images in our minds of real events which occurred earlier in our lives (true memories) tend to fade from brightly coloured to black and white. As though the colours in them are bleeding away to monochrome. This principle seems to equally apply to events in our dreams which never happened in our shared everyday reality (false memories).

3. Older people (say over 50 years of age) may have more black and white dreams and correspondingly dreams which are less rich with colour and texture. Older people spend less time each night in the Rapid Eye Movement (REM) phase of sleep, where dreaming is believed to happen, and more in the deep, dreamless, healing type of sleep. What I also found particularly interesting (if it is true) is that an older person who watched a lot of black and white TV before colour television became available in their country (in Australia, colour TV was introduced in 1975) appears to have even more black and white dreams than people of a similar age, whose family were not rich enough to own a TV.

4. Highly creative (particularly artistically gifted) people are believed to dream in a wider range and greater depth of colours when compared to the rest of us (presumably at any age). Too much dreaming in black and white (monochrome) is interpreted to mean that the person's waking life lacks colour and richness and variety. That their daily existence has become bland and monotonous, as though they are living the same 24 hour period over and over again. Rather like the main character in the movie "Groundhog Day". Also black and white dreamers may think only in terms of extreme black or white, with no shades of grey in between. Everything in their version of the world is either right or wrong, good or bad, happy or sad....you get the picture.

This gives the almost certainly false impression that it is always healthier to dream in colour, and that because older people are supposed to have more B & W dreams, ALL older people it appears to follow must be unhealthy and especially rigid or inflexible in their ways of thinking about life. To believe this would be I feel extremely dangerous. Senior abuse (abuse of the elderly and disabled) is already on the increase in many countries. We do not need more excuses for persecuting and isolating older people in our society, than we already use. Enough is enough!

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Re: Dreams can be coloured ?

Post by eye_of_tiger » Thu Nov 08, 2018 11:16 pm

"Don't Know If You're Astral Projecting? Here Are 10 Signs That You're Ready For Astral Projection!" By Steve G. Jones

http://ezinearticles.com/?Dont-Know-If- ... id=4781898

What is Astral Projection? By Gaia Staff

https://www.gaia.com/article/what-is-astral-projection

FF,

The seventh sign of the ten listed by Steve G Jones is VISUAL HALLUCINATIONS.

These would be much the same as dreams when you are only partly awake or semi conscious.

Such visual hallucinations/dream like experiences are often HIGHLY COLORED, AND ALMOST ALWAYS SEEM MORE REAL THAN THE REAL WORLD SEEMS.

So there may well be some element of truth in the idea that dreaming in color could mean in some (but certainly not all situations) that the person is astral projecting (or is about to project).

Sweet traveling dreams,

Brian :smt002 :smt002

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