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Old 1st January 2017, 08:11 PM
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Sometimes when I wake up, I'm unable to distinguish between a dream and reality. Even in the reality, sometimes I scream, 'I want to get out of this dream!'

How do you distinguish reality from dreams?
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You pinch yourself.
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Old 1st January 2017, 09:57 PM
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You pinch yourself.
I don't think that would work absolutely well but tentatively this could be a possibility.
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Old 1st January 2017, 10:19 PM
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Sometimes when I wake up, I'm unable to distinguish between a dream and reality. Even in the reality, sometimes I scream, 'I want to get out of this dream!'

How do you distinguish reality from dreams?
Because you didn't scream, "I want to get out of this reality".

Edit: That was not really helpful, Sorry Azu. I have never had cause to ask that question of myself.

If it really worried one, one could go though a series of tests upon waking?
I often wake with a stiffy and am disappointed to find it is just my hand fondling my bits and bobs and not my wife getting amorous.
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Old 1st January 2017, 10:20 PM
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Because you didn't scream, "I want to get out of this reality".
Is that a provocation for me to tap my critical thinking skills? Are you too humorous to critically analyse your comment?

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Old 1st January 2017, 10:40 PM
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Is that a provocation for me to tap my critical thinking skills? Are you too humorous to critically analyse your comment?
Not at all... err.. yes.
I actually edited my post since you replied.

If it is actually a serious post, what do you do to decide? To be honest , I have not needed to decide.
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Old 1st January 2017, 11:03 PM
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Within a solipsistic standpoint, life is best lived when one is self-indulgent at all times. If it isn't the reality, life entirely could be an art.

The liver is the best judge of their own life so to live life is to use their own moral conscience.

- Sanguis, A. "Existentialistic Injustices II: The Artificial Ventures of Russahans Imoryes" in Aquinsire's Velvets (p. 2,102)
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Old 1st January 2017, 11:35 PM
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Within a solipsistic standpoint, life is best lived when one is self-indulgent at all times. If it isn't the reality, life entirely could be an art.

The liver is the best judge of their own life so to live life is to use their own moral conscience.

- Sanguis, A. "Existentialistic Injustices II: The Artificial Ventures of Russahans Imoryes" in Aquinsire's Velvets (p. 2,102)
Whoa back Nellie.
Your OP seemed lighthearted. I responded likewise.

If you want to quote stuff at me we gotta go back to the OP.
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Old 1st January 2017, 11:42 PM
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Sometimes when I wake up, I'm unable to distinguish between a dream and reality. Even in the reality, sometimes I scream, 'I want to get out of this dream!'

How do you distinguish reality from dreams?
I don't. My brain does it. Never experienced problems.

Tell me more about your experience.
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Within a solipsistic standpoint, life is best lived when one is self-indulgent at all times. If it isn't the reality, life entirely could be an art.

The liver is the best judge of their own life so to live life is to use their own moral conscience.

- Sanguis, A. "Existentialistic Injustices II: The Artificial Ventures of Russahans Imoryes" in Aquinsire's Velvets (p. 2,102)

Sorry to be the one to tell you this, Azu - but quoting part of a book you've partly written is a bit creepy.
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