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→→→→ vertical line TOPIC: DANGERS OF HAVING A DREAM
vertical line Posted on Oct.21.2012 @ 07:23PM EDT by QuantumZen
I am quite a dreamer. I have lots of different dreams which I share with my friends. For example I really want to climb Mont Blanc with my closest friends. And I have a life long dream of traveling to New Zealand. These dreams keep me going, give me motivation and make up a huge part of my life. But isn't it a perfect example of attachment? How do I incorporate somewhat egoistic feeling of wanting to go there, do that or see something with clear mind of selfless and emptiness?
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Reply from so_teh
Oct.21.2012
08:24PM EDT 
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vertical line Close the circle.
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Reply from leoj99
Oct.21.2012
08:24PM EDT 
vertical line Well just dream.. whats wrong of being a dreamer...
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Reply from so_teh
Oct.21.2012
08:40PM EDT 
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vertical line http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rule_of_thirds

In dreaming too, there is the horizon, power point, and ground. Reaching common ground with your a dream is flow with life. Close the circle means moving on weather you have made the dream a reality or not. But I'm thinking too much.
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Reply from football
Oct.21.2012
08:44PM EDT 
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vertical line I'm just a dreamer - Ozzy Osbourne
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Reply from Joe Chip
Oct.21.2012
08:46PM EDT 
vertical line Realise the adventure.
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Reply from Avisitor
Oct.21.2012
08:47PM EDT 
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vertical line Quote: "Close the circle."
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Sit-teh is right ... close the circle.
Bring to bear all that is your desires and dreams and do them or not
So, make it part of your journey to finish what you started.

Good Luck to you ... New Zealand sounds like a wonderful trip.
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Reply from Joe Chip
Oct.21.2012
08:52PM EDT 
vertical line Lots of different dreams rather than lots of different fantasies.
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Reply from Joe Chip
Oct.21.2012
08:53PM EDT 
vertical line That's a dream to some, a nightmare to others.
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Reply from QuantumZen
Oct.21.2012
09:19PM EDT 
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vertical line Quote: "That's a dream to some, a nightmare to others. "
.........As everything in life, dreams are neither good, nor bad. It is the mind which plays the hand right or wrong. One can be imprisoned in his fantasies and suffer a lot, whilst other can enjoy their dreams as a driving force ignoring the final result. Whether I end up in New Zealand or not it is a nice place to dream about :)
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Reply from Joe Chip
Oct.21.2012
09:23PM EDT 
vertical line What's the difference between dream and fantasy?
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Reply from football
Oct.21.2012
09:25PM EDT 
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vertical line Fantasy is a little more complex.
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Reply from QuantumZen
Oct.21.2012
09:43PM EDT 
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vertical line I was always imagining fantasy to be something more negative. As to say- adictive and dangerous, and dream- a meaning for one's life which you create yourself. Therefore a tool to go where you need to go.
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Reply from football
Oct.21.2012
09:50PM EDT 
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vertical line I'm going bed.
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Reply from esoteric
Oct.21.2012
09:54PM EDT 
vertical line Sleep well. And dream of large women.
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Reply from so_teh
Oct.21.2012
10:25PM EDT 
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vertical line Quote: "What's the difference between dream and fantasy?"
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There is more heart burn in fantasy.
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Reply from so_teh
Oct.21.2012
10:37PM EDT 
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vertical line Alternate reality; [a happening someplace.]
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Reply from so_teh
Oct.21.2012
11:53PM EDT 
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vertical line You know what's funny. Wake-sleep.
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Reply from Joe Chip
Oct.22.2012
05:42AM EDT 
vertical line Funny's okay because some like to dream and leoj99 is a fantasist ...[lol?] Lots of Love.
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