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Re: colorless green ideas

From:Steg Belsky <draqonfayir@...>
Date:Friday, April 9, 2004, 8:42
On Apr 9, 2004, at 10:55 AM, Tristan McLeay wrote:
> It's impossible to toss and turn and mumble (angrily > or otherwise) while having a nightmare (or any other > dream). You become paralysed. (As far as your brain > knows, the dream is real life, so if you weren't > paralysed, you'd be running away from the monsters in > your dream etc. etc. etc.) On the other hand, night > terrors would make you look like what people would > think you look like when you're having nightmares, > except that you aren't dreaming while having them. > (It's possible to have sleep paralysis while awake, > though, and based on some accounts, I seem to have > experienced just that last week. It was terrifying: I > thought there was someone in my room trying to > suffocate me.) > Tristan.
Did you feel a pressure on your chest, as if a Black Cat (tm) or Evil Witch (tm) were sitting on it trying to suffocate you and steal your breath? I think it used to be called (maybe still is?) a "night hag" experience for that reason. Unless what you had was similar but not exactly the same. -Stephen (Steg) 'the creator thought that one language would be enough, but Raven thought differently, and made many.' ~ the bella coola, according to hyde (thanks hanuman! ;) )


Tristan McLeay <kesuari@...>
Philippe Caquant <herodote92@...>