O'Reilly logo

The Dream Frontier by Mark J. Blechner

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

CHAPTER 1  
THE DREAM FRONTIER

 

Ich lebe mein Leben in wachsenden Ringen

die sich über die Dinge ziehn.

Ich werde den letzten vielleicht nicht vollbringen,

aber versuchen will ich ihn.

(I live my life in expanding rings

that spread themselves out over things.

I may not complete the last,

but I want to try.)

Rilke, Das Stundenbuch

THE TITLE I have chosen for this book, like a dream itself, condenses several meanings. Where and what is the dream frontier? Dreams are themselves a frontier. They are the frontier of human knowledge, imagination, and creativity. They are the breeding ground of the truly new. In dreams we pull together all that we know and all that we have experienced, and then we create new experiences.

Our daytime ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required