Dreams As Memories And Endowments

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I was recently corresponding with a reader on the topic of finding inspiration for creative activity.  The conversation veered into the subject of dreams.  In what way, we wondered, do dreams inspire or retard development of the creative impulse?  And what is the source of dreams?  The subject is one of general interest, and seems to come up over and over again.

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What Is The Imagination?

What is the imagination?  We discuss some of its features:

1. The pervasive nature of ambiguity, and what it means for the imagination.

2. The bridge or isthmus between the physical and spiritual worlds.

3. The microcosm and the macrocosm.

4. Existence as being identical to imagination.

5. The importance of dreams.

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