According to Sleep and Dreams, dreams were thought to be spiritual guidance by Gods or spirits, dating back to 3100 BC. Usually prophesied, dreams became a sort of warning or spiritual guideline for cultures in Mesopotamia, Babylonia, and Egypt, and were usually adopted into culture by kings who had received a supposed insight into the future. Often, a god was involved in carrying out part of a dream. For example, the Mesopotamians believed that the dream-god carried those who slept to places they’ve seen before. The conjectures always varied, but a god was always present until the 1900s. When Sigmund Freud, published the book The Interpretation of Dreams, Freud hypothesized that ...
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