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asleep at mal 9/09
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Inception and philosophy 
7/21/14 14:04
asleep at mal 9/09
So I'm taking an online philosophy of film class, and this week we're talking about Inception, dreams vs. reality, and free will.

This was my answer to one of the discussion questions:
Do you ever feel disappointed when you awake from a dream?

As someone who struggles with chronic illness and chronic pain, I dream of life before at times. So yeah I can be sad when I wake. But the world I live in, real or constructed, isn't all bad. There's real love, moments of joy, even rare days when my broken isn't too bad, and I can forget for a little while. That usually involves dancing, which is something I don't dream of, so I'll struggle in this world - the center I find in dance is more peaceful than a dream.
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7/27/14 20:42 (UTC)
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