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How Do We Midwife a Dream Culture?

What’s it gonna take
to create the world we want to live in?
How do we midwife
the rebirth of a dream culture?

How does the secret history of dreaming
become history?
How does dream culture
become culture?

How does dream culture
become cool’ture?

Does it have be competitive or sexualized
or violent to get our attention?
Do we need home teams, leaderboards,
and explicit scenes in dreams?

How do we get the attention of young people?
Do we meet them where they are
with dreams on screens?
Do we collab on Youtube vids
and snap chats?

Do we hashtag dream challenges?

Do we bring dream theater to schools
and after?

Do we celebrate dream abilities
and create accessible experiences?

Do Dream Scouts
get dream badges
for flying,
visiting a departed relative,
or comforting one’s younger self?

What might a dream avatar look like
and what may it be able to do?

Can it help folks find guides
and connect with power animals?

Might we get songs
promoting dream culture
on the radio?
What if we were to embed dream culture
in moving pictures
so Inception is not an exception?

What if the hero’s journey
was to use dreams to make it through?

Doctors dream diagnoses
and discern directions for healing
Detectives delve into dreams for solutions
Corporate boards become councils of dreamers

We dream ourselves out of the box

Teens use dreams
to direct their decisions

Teams remind us to lean into dreams
And like the Giver,
families give time
for dreams
at the breakfast table

How does the secret history
of dreaming become history?

How does dream culture
become culture?