Have you ever seen a phone in your dreams?
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On whether mobile phones show up in their dreams and whether they can successfully change the narrative, social media is divided.
A study that appeared in Science Direct found that men and women have different dream themes. The former tends to feature more physical action in dreams, whereas the latter is more likely to feature more talk.
Despite the fact that studies think people have many dreams each night, it’s been estimated that up to 95% of your dream vision is lost as you wake up.
Therefore, many X users (previously Twitter) are discussing if they have ever genuinely used an iPhone in Dreamland, while many people may forget that an iPhone has been included in their dreams.
Recently, a post from the @zephyr_on_call account went viral on social media, raising the intriguing topic of why phones don’t frequently appear in our dreams.
The viral Tweet said: “How is it 2023 and nobody’s come up with a satisfying explanation as to why cell phones never show up in our dreams if we’re using them for 12 hours a day?”
According to the Times of India, researchers have shown that at least 3.5% of adult women fantasise about their mobile phones. At just 2.6%, the rate for men is significantly lower.
Even while data indicate that some people do use their iPhone or Android while they are supposed to be sleeping, social media users are now disputing whether this is true or not.
One user who believes to have debunked the theory wrote: “I have dreamed that I texted to cancel plans and then woke up and thought it was real so I didn’t actually cancel them in time, cell phones definitely show up in dreams.”
A second wrote: “Are you all getting your phones out in dreams?? Am I the only one blundering about trying to rescue my old maths teacher from the ocean phone-free???
“Do (sic) people really not see their phones in dreams or do they just not remember? Because I do see and use my phone in my dreams. I don’t use it actively, it’s usually a thing that moves the plot forward because it provides me with new information like messages or as a map, but it’s there,” replied another.
Elsewhere, one X user speculated: “Ok I have a theory; younger people actually have dreams of phones. My younger sister (16) has dreams of phones. But why not older people? When adults were young and most active in the creativeness of the mind, there weren’t phones around to imagine them in dreams.
“But the younger generation had phones around when their minds were most creatively active, so phones become part of what they imagine in dreams. This isn’t factual so I have no way of proving this theory but it’s made sense in my head.”
“Why don’t we see phones in dreams? Obviously y’all aren’t as chronically online as me it seems. All my brain can imagine is an iPhone. I close my eyes and see iPhone,” replied another.
A sixth said: “Interesting… I literally never dreamed of anything electronic: phones, TVs, laptops, etc. Never.”
Do you ever dream of your phone or are you just realising this as well?
People Are Debating The ‘Little Voice’ In Their Head After A Man Reveals He Doesn’t Have One
Everyone has a little voice right!?
Do you recognise the voice in your head that is likely reading this article to you at this very moment?
The internet is currently in complete disarray after learning that not everyone has one, leading some to question the existence of the “little voice” altogether.
And, let’s just say that it has generated a lot of talk on social media.
One woman, Kelly Marie Wheeler, took to Facebook to share the bombshell revelation, writing: “My husband has just informed me he doesn’t have a voice in his head I always knew he didn’t dream or remember his dreams, but when I mentioned about the little voice in his head he looked at me like I’m crazy.
“Does anyone else not have a little voice in their head?”
The woman’s post went viral, garnering over 2.8k comments in less than 24 hours, so it’s obvious that internet users couldn’t wait to share their reactions to her call-out.
Many were clearly just as shocked as Kelly was with one Facebook user writing: “This has blown my mind I have to be honest!!”
“Are [sic] there people who don’t have a monologue and conversations in their head?? How?” wondered a second.
Another echoed: “I thought everyone had a voice… can’t imagine peace.”
Me neither to be honest.
A fourth admitted: “Yep my husband is the same, doesn’t have an inner monologue or see anything other than his eyelids when he closes his eyes. I find it very odd as mine never shuts up and my imagination runs rife.”
Another echoed: “My partner says he doesn’t have a conversation with himself in his head ever. Because I have a serious matter with myself I can’t imagine how it would work if I didn’t!! Men are from Mars.”
“Most men don’t,” claimed a sixth. “I watched a documentary about it.”
Many were baffled at how such people read without the help of their ‘little voice’, with one Facebook user wondering: “How does one read without a little voice in their head?”
“If you don’t have a voice in your head, do you read this post out loud?” asked a second. “I read everything in my head with my inner voice.”
A third quipped: “I talk to myself all the time and reply to my own questions! Some weird people about…”
“I have a voice,” chimed in a fourth, “drives me mad some days.”
A fifth added: “Oh I have a whole fantasy world in my head! Keeps me sane lol!”
But what actually is the ‘little voice’ many of us have in our heads?
Well, it’s called an inner monologue and an expert has revealed that it is true that not everyone has one.
“Research suggests that not everyone possesses [an internal monologue],” says Sari Chait, Ph.D., a clinical psychologist at the Behavioral Health and Wellness Center over in the States.
“It is a relatively new finding though; the belief historically had been that everyone had an internal monologue.”
Other Facebook users echoed this point, with one stating: “Just like we can’t imagine what it’s like to not have a voice in our heads, they can’t imagine what it’s like to have one.
“I only found out recently that not everyone has it, and other people even think in pictures.”
A second explained: “Some people can’t imagine things in their mind either. So if you asked them to picture a rainbow they couldn’t. But they would be able to describe one no problem.
“Same for internal monologue. Some people hear their own voice, some people can hear different voices.”
A third commented: “Some people don’t have an inner voice, some people’s thoughts are in pictures, colours and shapes.”
“I don’t have a voice in mine,” revealed a final Facebook user. “I also can’t visualise things.”
What about you?
Man Bans His Girlfriend From Farting In Their House Because He Finds It ‘Unladylike’
One man was not happy with the antics of his girlfriend!
In a world where women have shattered glass ceilings, harnessed the power of technology, and made strides in every field imaginable, it seems some men are still grappling with the concept of gas equality.
Picture it: a 24-year-old woman, blissfully going about her day when, alas, she let out a fart in the kitchen. Innocent enough, right? Wrong.
The wind took a sharp turn when her boyfriend, apparently the modern-day etiquette enforcer, promptly initiated an argument over her unbecoming behavior.
“I am extremely fed up with him treating me like what I’m doing is unnatural and always telling me I need to be more like a lady,” she lamented on the thread.
Our protagonist bravely stood her ground, pointing out that she should be able to release a harmless puff of air within the confines of her own home without judgment. After all, we’re in the 21st century, not the 1800s!
She then revealed her nightly routine, which includes a few discreet toots. Her boyfriend’s reaction? Accusations of intentional flatulence and enough grumpiness to rival a bear with a thorn in its paw.
In a moment of sheer exasperation, she declared, “I feel like I should be able to fart in my own home without judgment. Am I crazy for thinking farting is normal? AITA?” she questioned Reddit users, seeking validation for her gas-powered rebellion.
And validate her they did. The chorus of supporters rang out, denouncing her boyfriend’s preposterous views. “Ladies fart. Everyone farts,” one Reddit user proclaimed.
Another chimed in with, “Does he think women poop glitter?”—an astute observation indeed.
While most rallied behind our fearless farter, one defender emerged from the ranks, raising a peculiar point: the severity of the farts in question. “I need to know how bad hers are because I might agree with her SO,” they cautiously ventured.
In the end, it’s a tale of bodily functions, liberation, and the ongoing struggle to find common ground in the eternal battle of the sexes.
So, let us all take a moment to appreciate the beauty of farting equality, where the winds of change blow freely—and may we never forget to embrace the natural hilarity that is the human experience.