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.)
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.
'the creator thought that one language would be enough,
but Raven thought differently, and made many.'
~ the bella coola, according to hyde
(thanks hanuman! ;) )