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Lucid Dreaming: Waking Up In The Dream World

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The YouTube video Lucid Dreaming: Waking Up In The Dream World by the YouTube channel Think Anomalous:

Lucid Dreaming: Waking Up In The Dream World

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Science has now proven that it’s possible to “wake up” within a dream, and a few mystical traditions, as well as a growing number of modern scholars, suggest there are a host of benefits to doing so.

Lucid dreaming may offer each of us a means of self-improvement, and it challenges the Western understanding of both consciousness and reality.

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Think Anomalous is created by Jason Charbonneau.

Illustration by Colin Campbell.
Music by Josh Chamberland.
Animation by Brendan Barr.
Sound design by Will Mountain and Josh Chamberland.

Special thanks to Robert Waggoner for reviewing the script to this video and checking for errors.

For more from Waggoner, visit: https://www.lucidadvice.com

#LucidDreams #DreamPhenomena #DreamStudies

Sources:

Kellog, Ed. “Mutual Lucid Dream Event: https://asdreams.org/telepathy/kellogg_1997_mutual_lucid_dream_event.htm

Rolston, Dorian . “The Dream Catcher: Why does the researcher who pioneered the study of lucid dreaming face a future in academic exile?”

Matter: https://medium.com/matter/the-dream-catcher-c85e3bb29693

Spoormaker V, van den Bout J. Lucid dreaming treatment for nightmares: A pilot study. Psychother Psychosom. 2006;75:389–94. [PubMed]

Voss U; Holzmann R; Tuin I; Hobson A. “Lucid dreaming: a state of consciousness with features of both waking and non-lucid dreaming.” Sleep 32, no. 9 (Sept. 2009): 1191-1200.

Waggoner, Robert. Lucid Dreaming: Gateway to the Inner Self. Needham, MA: Moment Point Press, 2009.

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The Alt-Right Playbook: The Cost Of Doing Business

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The YouTube video The Alt-Right Playbook: The Cost Of Doing Business by the YouTube channel Innuendo Studios:

The Alt-Right Playbook: The Cost Of Doing Business

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Patreon: https://patreon.com/InnuendoStudios

Tumblr: https://innuendostudios.tumblr.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/InnuendoStudios

Nebula: https://nebula.tv/innuendostudios

Research: https://innuendostudios.tumblr.com/po…

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British “not a lot of pots” voiced by Grace Lee YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/WhatsSoGrea…

Twitter: @whatssograce American “not a lot of pots” voiced by Maggie Mae Fish YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/MaggieMaeFish

Twitter: @MaggieMaeFish

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Allyship resources:

John Raible’s checklist for white allies: https://johnraible.wordpress.com/chec…

Accomplices, not Allies: https://www.indigenousaction.org/acco…

List of resources from Dismantle Collective: https://www.dismantlecollective.org/r…

Interview with Ijeoma Oluo on how to be a better ally: https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2…

The difference between decency and equity: https://www.forbes.com/sites/danabrow…

Better allyship in the workplace: https://hbr.org/2020/11/be-a-better-ally

Don’t just join a book club plz: https://www.washingtonpost.com/outloo…

White people often see themselves as better allies than they are: https://www.cnbc.com/2020/08/21/over-…

If you have wealth, put it where your mouth is: https://resourcegeneration.org/

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Five books: Stamped from the Beginning, by Ibram X. Kendi: https://www.ibramxkendi.com/stamped

Sister Outsider, by Audre Lorde: https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/bo…

The New Jim Crow, by Michelle Alexander: https://newjimcrow.com/

James Baldwin: Collected Essays: https://www.loa.org/books/505-complet…

Killing Rage, by bell hooks: https://us.macmillan.com/books/978080…

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Resources & citations: Trump supporters were wealthier than Clinton supporters: https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/…

Harvard history of racism, part 1: https://assets.ctfassets.net/qnesrjod…

Harvard history of racism, part 2: https://www.washingtonpost.com/educat…

Harvard history of racism, part 3: https://www.thecrimson.com/article/20…

Harvard history of racism, part 4: https://www.insidehighered.com/admiss…

Racism & jury selection, part 1: https://www.vox.com/videos/2018/10/12…

Racism & jury selection, part 2: https://stories.avvo.com/crime/how-to…

Low-income policing: https://newyorkcityrevolution.wordpre…

Gutting the Voting Rights Act, part 1: https://www.brennancenter.org/our-wor…

Gutting the Voting Rights Act, part 2: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2…

Audio of Biden telling NAACP he won’t defund the police: https://theintercept.com/2020/12/10/b…

Biden responds to requests to defund police by doubling budget for police hiring program: https://stephensemler.substack.com/p/…

Manchin and Sinema block fair voting efforts: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2…

Wealth disparity by race in the US: https://www.federalreserve.gov/econre…

Overwhelming whiteness of the tech industry: https://www.vox.com/2018/4/25/1727501…

1688 polling places shut down after Shelby County v Holder: https://www.facebook.com/RepAdamSmith…

Delany quote: https://jacket2.org/interviews/delany…

Op Ed on courting racist conservatives: https://www.thenation.com/article/pol…

Asshole white guy says Left should ditch wokeness: https://www.usatoday.com/story/opinio…

58% of low-income families are non-white: https://www.urban.org/sites/default/f…

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Cyberpunk: Edgerunners

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The 2022 Netflix Polish–Japanese cyberpunk web anime TV show Cyberpunk: Edgerunners.

Cyberpunk: Edgerunners — Official Teaser | Netflix
Cyberpunk: Edgerunners — NSFW Trailer (English Dubbing) | Netflix
Cyberpunk: Edgerunners — Inside Look | Netflix

Here is how Wikipedia describes this anime TV show:

Cyberpunk: Edgerunners (Japanese: サイバーパンク エッジランナーズ, HepburnSaibāpanku Ejjirannāzu) is a 2022 Polish–Japanese cyberpunk web anime series based on the video game Cyberpunk 2077 by CD Projekt Red.[1] The series was animated by Studio Trigger under the supervision of CD Projekt and premiered on Netflix in September 2022.[2]

The anime is also a prequel and takes place about a year before the events of Cyberpunk 2077.

Upon its release, Cyberpunk: Edgerunners received highly positive reviews, with praise directed at its characters, animation, and worldbuilding.[3]

Premise

In a dystopia overrun by corruption, crime, and cybernetic implants, an impulsive but talented street kid named David, after losing everything he has in a drive-by shooting, makes the choice to survive on the wrong side of the law as an edgerunner; a high-tech, black-market mercenary also known as a “cyberpunk”.

Production And Release

The series was announced during a “Night City Wire” livestream for the game on June 25, 2020, as a collaboration between CD Projekt and Studio Trigger.[9][10]

Hiroyuki Imaishi directed the series with Masahiko Otsuka and Yoshiki Usa writing scripts, Yoh Yoshinari designing the characters and serving as animation director, Yuto Kaneko and Yusuke Yoshigaki serving as assistant character designers, Hiroyuki Kaneko serving as assistant director, Hiromi Wakabayashi serving as creative director, and Akira Yamaoka serving as the show’s composer.[11][12]

The anime’s opening theme is “This Fire” by Franz Ferdinand,[13] while its ending theme is “Let You Down” by Dawid Podsiadło.[14]

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Fiona Apple – Across The Universe (Official HD Video)

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The YouTube video Fiona Apple – Across The Universe (Official HD Video) by the YouTube channel Fionaapple:

Fiona Apple – Across The Universe (Official HD Video)

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Official HD video for “Across The Universe” by Fiona Apple

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#AcrossTheUniverse #FionaAplle #HD #Remastered

Chorus:
Nothing’s gonna change my world
Nothing’s gonna change my world
Nothing’s gonna change my world
Nothing’s gonna change my world

Music

SONG: Across The Universe

ARTIST: Fiona Apple

WRITERS: Paul McCartney, John Lennon

LICENSES: SME (on behalf of Sony Music Media); LatinAutorPerf, UNIAO BRASILEIRA DE EDITORAS DE MUSICA – UBEM, BMI – Broadcast Music Inc., LatinAutor – SonyATV, SOLAR Music Rights Management, Sony Music Publishing, ASCAP, and 7 Music Rights Societies

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Girl Ultra: Tiny Desk Concert

Girl Ultra: Tiny Desk Concert

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The YouTube video Girl Ultra: Tiny Desk Concert by the YouTube channel NPR Music.

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From Sept. 15 through Oct. 15, Tiny Desk is celebrating Latinx Heritage Month with an “El Tiny” takeover, featuring Jessie Reyez, Susana Baca and more musicians from all corners of Latinidad.

Stefanie Fernández | Sept. 21, 2022
Girl Ultra’s music is never one thing for long.

After coming up in Mexico City’s alt R&B scene, Mariana de Miguel built on that premise with experiments in house, bolero, pop and punk, fused with her own distinct glint.

Her El Tiny performance is an effortless flash of all she is capable of and of the commanding performance she’s finessed over her career.

Even the onomatopoeic chorus of house track “BOMBAY” translates seamlessly to the desk.

Slowed and acoustic as it is, the El Tiny version of “Punk” captures the frenetic rush of the original, itself an alt transfiguration of Gwen Stefani’s “Bubble Pop Electric” that interpolates its pop chorus and tailors it to the allure of going out in the south side of Mariana de Miguel’s hometown of Mexico City.

“Dime tú que voy a hacer con este feeling,” (“You tell me what I’m going to do with this feeling”) she asks, ostensibly of the person she’s singing about.

But it’s also a question that speaks to the mutability of her performance: effusive and commanding, but never lacking a controlled restraint as it evolves.

As she sings in “DameLove,” “feelings always come and go.”

She begins her El Tiny performance of that song by playing a few moments of the recorded version.

Cuco’s voice and hers float in from the drum machine, warped, as she flutters her fingers in front of her face, cultivating mystery against the familiarity of the setting for a solo rendition of the song that feels even more intimate.

She describes the final song of her set, “Ella Tú y Yo” from 2019’s Nuevos Aires, as “about finding a third one in a relationship – which is pretty common these days.”.

Here, she reworks the R&B ballad into a simmering indie rock churn, its titular phrase whispered with a soft wince.

Just one album and an EP into her career, Girl Ultra has already commanded change — as necessary and sometimes difficult as it can be — as a driver of expression.

Here, it’s thrilling.

SET LIST
“BOMBAY”
“Punk”
“DameLove”
“Ella Tú y Yo”

MUSICIANS
Girl Ultra: vocals, guitar
Sami Mendoza: drums
Andrea Martínez: bass
Santiago Mijares: keys

TINY DESK TEAM
Producer: Anamaria Sayre
Audio Engineer: Natasha Branch
Audio Mix: Josh Rogosin
Director: Kara Frame
Creative Director: Bob Boilen
Series Producer: Bobby Carter
Editor: Michael Zamora
Videographers: Kara Frame, Joshua Bryant, Michael Zamora
Audio Assistant: Hannah Copeland
Production Assistant: Jill Britton
Tiny Desk Team: Suraya Mohamed, Marissa Lorusso, Hazel Cills, Ashley Pointer, Maia Stern
VP, Visuals, and Music: Keith Jenkins
Senior VP, Programming: Anya Grundmann