Dreams

Benzene: The Dream of Kekule:

Continuing the subject of dreams, it is pertinent to mention that lucid dreams had helped many to make great discoveries and inventions. Since my subject is chemistry, I will touch upon one such famous dream which laid the foundation for understanding the structure and chemistry of  aromatic compounds. As every one versed with chemistry knows, the benzene is the starting compound of aromatic compounds. Its structure was derived by Kukule’. His full name was Friedrich August KekulĂ© von Stradonitz. Benzene was analyzed to have 6 carbon and 6 hydrogen atoms. Existing formula of all the organic compounds did not fit… Read More »Benzene: The Dream of Kekule:

Dreams

These days, he is dreaming a dream. He is running away from his home. Though in reality, it is not his age to run but still he is running away, sprinting and panting. Some saint is trying to dissuade him but he does not listen though he feels guilty about not listening to him. You cannot dream anything in sleep. There is a perfect reason behind the dreams though nobody has still found a perfect explanation. It is generally agreed that our subconscious mind is a repository of our suppressed and unfulfilled desires. Seams of such feelings continue to deposit… Read More »Dreams

Let it Be

Beatles singer Sir Paul McCartney was inspired by the dream he dreamed. In this dream, his mother who had died of cancer, visits him and tells him to relax, not to worry. She says to him to leave all his tensions and fears to God. The God who is so benign and merciful; whose blessings on us are without limits. It is only us humans who are shortsighted and react foolishly to bad and good days. The song by Beatles titled “Let it be” “When I find myself in times of trouble, Mother Mary comes to me Speaking words of… Read More »Let it Be

In dreams we act out our fears

In one of his dreams, he feels so frustrated and helpless. He fails to find the presentation in his pen drive. Where has it gone? Got deleted? or did he copy it at all? His Embarrassment is so great as the audience is waiting, fretting and fuming. He is standing with his head down. He is so angry with himself, his whole body shakes and he wakes up all nervous, beads of perspiration on his forehead . His hands are clammy. He jumps out of the bed and goes to computer table and grabs the pen drive, inserts it into… Read More »In dreams we act out our fears